Sip N’ Go Summer at Starbucks


Today is the start of Summer at Starbucks! There are two new Frappuccinos that will surely take your tastebuds to a whole new adventure. Last Saturday, I was able to try these two new Summer beverages together with my family and my cousin, Ate Tess. It was launched at the new Starbucks RCBC in BGC with a really refreshing Summer party and we were even asked to tag along some friends to make it more fun!

The two new Frappuccinos are: Summer Berry Panna Cotta Frappuccino and Dark Mocha Panna Cotta Frappucinno.

Since I am pregnant, I only tried the SUMMER BERRY PANNA COTTA FRAPPUCCINO® BLENDED BEVERAGE (Tall – ₱ 170, Grande ₱ 180, Venti– ₱ 190). It is cream based and layered with delicious panna cotta pudding plus a tart summer berry sauce. Then it is topped with whipped cream and berry drizzle making it the ultimate Summer drink! I looove how tart and fruity it was. The creamy panna cotta went really well with the berries in this drink.

peanutbutter had the DARK MOCHA PANNA COTTA FRAPPUCCINO® BLENDED BEVERAGE (Tall – ₱ 180, Grande ₱ 190, Venti– ₱ 200). I’m thinking this is their Dark Mocha Frappuccino® blended beverage, which I love, only with a layer of panna cotta pudding at the bottom adding creaminess to each bittersweet sip. To finish the beverage to perfection, it is topped with whipped cream and a dusting of dark mocha powder.

Ykaie loved the Summer Berry Panna Cotta Frappuccino as well!


I’m sure you’re wondering if they have any new treats to partner with the new drinks. Well, here they are:

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CAKE (₱ 140-slice|₱ 1,350-whole)

This chocolate cake is so rich, dense and moist. It is filled with smooth, velvety milk chocolate mousse and rich crunchy chocolate paste praline.

JALAPEÑO CHEESE TURNOVER (₱ 95) – This is like Jalapeño Poppers, only in pastry form. I love that it has a flaky and buttery crust!

HERB AND CHEESE TOAST (₱65 – slice|₱ 300 – whole) is perfect for when you’re having breakfast. This soft bread  is filled with Italian herbs and aged cheese. You’ll love this with butter!

CHICKEN CHEESE STEAK WRAP (₱ 165)  is tortilla filled with chicken breast fillet enrobed with smoky BBQ sauce and corn slaw.

*Not available in Baguio, Boracay, Bacolod, Cebu, CDO, Davao, Iloilo, Naga, Gen San, Tarlac, Subic, Dagupan and Bataan.

ITALIAN CHICKEN AND HAM ON FLAT BREAD (₱ 165) Sliced turkey, ham and cream cheese with basil pesto on toasted flat bread. Best served warm.


We were able to try one of the featured coffees that day which is AFRICA KITAMU (₱ 495). This balanced, complex blend of East African coffees offers well-rounded flavor and delicate acidity with exotic floral citrus characteristics making it perfect for Iced Coffee!

We made Iced Coffee using French Press. I am so envious because I couldn’t drink it. All I could do was sniff!

If you don’t have a french press and you want to enjoy Iced Coffee at home, you can try this STARBUCKS VIA® ICED COFFEE SWEETENED (₱ 250). It is caramelly-smooth with hints of citrus, lightly sweetened with a touch of cane sugar for a well-balanced, refreshing finish.

There are two new Starbucks Reserve Coffees this season too!

Situated in one of the world’s highest-elevation coffee-growing regions, tiny farms in the Sangana area turn out intensely flavored and beautifully aromatic coffees. This vivid taste of Kenya is as delicious over ice as it is brewed hot with bright acidity, black currant and Assam tea notes.

East Timor is home to a remarkable co-op of smallholder farmers. They are committed to producing high-quality coffee while also investing in health care for their families. We are proud to contribute to the clinics created by the co-op, and feel grateful to share the coffee they make possible. This blend has lemony floral notes and soft peppery spice-like characteristics.

You can get these two coffees only in Starbucks Reserve® stores:

  • Starbucks Tomas Morato, Quezon City
  • Starbucks 8 Forbes Town, Bonifacio Global City
  • Starbucks Keyland Centre, Makati City
  • Starbucks Central Square, Bonifacio Global City
  • Starbucks Signa Residences, Makati City


There are two new Starbucks card up for grabs this season. Calling all Starbucks Card collectors out there!

The CELEBRATION CARD is theperfect gift for celebrating special moments. Available for an initial load amount of ₱300.

Bring this specially designed SUMMER MINI CARD wherever you go. Perfect for your trips this summer. Available for an initial load amount of ₱500.



  1. On April 28 and 29, 2015 from 2pm to 4pm, customers can avail a Buy One, Get One offer on Summer Berry Panna Cotta or Dark Mocha Panna Cotta Frappuccino® Blended Beverage.
  2. Offer is limited to a maximum of two (2) purchased Summer Berry Panna Cotta and/or Dark Mocha Panna Cotta Frappuccino® Blended Beverages per transaction.
  3. This promotion cannot be combined with other offers or promotions.
  4. Beverage star will be given for the purchased beverage when paid using the Starbucks card.
  5. Promotion will run in all Starbucks stores in the Philippines.

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54 Responses

  1. I’m looking forward to this promo on April 28 and 29. I’ve tried the special beverages at Starbucks Reserve and they have a unique taste.

  2. I saw the herb & cheese toast this week. I wanted to try it but being the creature of habit that I am, I ordered my usual French Toast BUT don’t worry, I’m set to try the herb & cheese toast the next time I visit a Starbucks store.

    I’m a Caramel Machiatto girl but you got me at ‘Panna Cotta’, so it looks like I’m trying out the frappes super soon – anything to beat the heat.

  3. I love Starbucks! Have always been a fan, I’ll have to try some of the new things on their menu. That triple chocolate cake looks so good and I love fraps!

  4. I am not big on Starbucks and never really tried there frappucinos but I do love the look of these might give them a try one day

  5. Well, these are just too good looking and as this one is concerned YUM… I Can’t wait until we have one. yummmmmm My daughter ordered one and I couldn’t wait until we tried it. yummmm Now I want to go back and get another… so let’s go back for another. mmmmm

  6. I’m not a coffee drinker, but is it bad I wanna do to Starbucks for all the food you just talked about?!? Lol… It all sounds so yummy!

  7. Yum! Everything looks so good. I’ll admit I don’t have Starbucks nearly enough! I will have to stop in and get some goodies! It all looks so great!

  8. I’ve tried both of the summer drinks, and I like the dark mocha better. I find the berry variant too sour for my taste. I wanna try the food next! Definitely need to schedule a Starbucks breakfast date with MrC again soon. 🙂

  9. I love Starbucks and it is totally awesome they have the new Frappucinno drinks. Dark Mocha Panna Cotta Frappucinno along with the herb and cheese toast sounds so good which I would love to try them both. Thanks for sharing.

  10. I don’t get to have Starbucks that often but I love it when I do. They always have great desserts and their coffee is awesome!

  11. Reading this at 11:20 at night is completely bad timing because I want to rush to startbucks right now and get the new Dark Mocha Panna Cotta Frappucinno!!! Thanks for posting about the new menu items!

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I'm a foodie mommy living in the Philippines. I'm a mom to two daughters named PURPLE SKYE and PERIWINKLE MOONE and wife to a loving husband I fondly call peanutbutter♥. I am a foodie by heart, a coffee lover and a froyo and yogurt junkie. Learn more →






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