One of busiest Starbucks in the U.S. is located at the CIA headquarters. Baristas go through rigorous interviews and background checks and need to be escorted in order to leave their work area. There’s no customer loyalty card, and baristas don’t write the customer’s name on the cups. A barista said she initially applied to work for a catering company that services federal buildings in the area, not knowing where she might be assigned. She said she underwent extensive vetting “that was more than just…Continue Reading “The Stealthy Starbucks”