Starbucks opens its first store in Paris  JAN 15 2004

Starbucks opens its first store in Paris. In Paris, France, not in Paris Hilton.

There are 12 reader comments

Joerg43 15 200412:43PM

How depressing.

raj56 15 200412:56PM

The best coffee I've ever had was in Paris. Even a cafe noir at any random brasserie was unbelievably tasty. I don't know how to make french-style coffee for myself.. anyone have some tips for an american down on his luck?

dan58 15 2004 1:58PM

You had to add 'Paris Hilton', didn't you?
Its not like you don't already get enough hits!

hehe...

Stefan Jones18 15 2004 2:18PM

raj:

It involves a fertilized hen's egg, an old sock, and a hammer.

Are you sure you want to know?

lane21 15 2004 2:21PM

They are also opening their first store in Iowa this week. Not as glamourous as Paris, i know, but still...

bob08 15 2004 7:08PM

are you SURE it's not Paris Hilton?

Jon32 15 2004 8:32PM

... Still laughing from the "Paris Hilton" comment. There's actually tears in my eyes...

Erin59 15 200411:59PM

Dang, I guess I'll just have to keep on waiting for when I can have my morning mocha in Paris Hilton.

(Yikes, I don't even really know what that means, I'm sorry.)

Xavier Borderie48 16 2004 4:48AM

Well, the are really at walking distance (8mins) from each other, apparently. The Paris Hilton and the Paris Starbucks, I mean.
Paris Hilton : 18 av Suffren 75015 Paris
Starbucks Paris : 26 avenue de l'Opéra 75001 Paris

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So, theorically, you *could* have your morning mocha in Paris Hilton. But, as surprising as it might be, it'd probably be cold by the time you drink it ;)

Mike00 16 2004 9:00AM

If memory serves, the Paris Hilton operates by night. So with the new Starbucks you can now get 24 hour service.

Erin04 20 200410:04PM

Wow, yeah, I think I'd much rather have a mocha in the Paris Hilton (the hotel) than in Paris Hilton (the person.)
Much less chance of catching something nasty, I believe.

traveldom08 21 200411:08PM

I'll have the carmel mocha frappacino in the paris hilton, with paris hilton while being video taped.

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