Starbucks is a coffeehouse chain based out of Seattle, Washington. The largest coffeehouse company in the world, there are almost 17,000 stores in 50 countries, including Japan, Egypt and Russia. Aside from coffee drinks, the company also offers books, music, ice cream, and gifts.
- In The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, Bug (disguised as a construction worker) tells Elmo that he is, "Putting in a new Tarbucks. There just ain't enough of those places around when you want a nice Latte."
- In a 2009 interview, Miss Piggy was asked, "What's the one item that every female should have in her closet?" Piggy replied, "A Starbucks. It really perks you right up when you're stuck in there trying to decide what to wear. I have two."