One-part troll, one-part visual food savant, my man Jed of popular Instagram food porn account Daily Food Feed is causing an uproar in the barista community over what he's tagged as a "secret menu item" at Starbucks: The Matcha Pink Drink.
What is the the #MatchaPinkDrink you ask? It's a drink that is 3 parts Pink Drink (Strawberry Acai Refresher with coconut milk) on top of 1 part matcha coconut milk on the rocks. If you (or your barista) get it just right, it should look like this:
A few days later, Jed posted another photo... apparently a fair amount of people had seen his post.
Of course, Jed made the drink up, so other subsequent drink orders from his followers likely pissed off baristas and ended up looking like swampy diarrhea:
And my absolute favorite order frenzy:
But then, over the next few days, a few more people got the order right. Presumably, they are Jed's friends around Orange County and Los Angeles. Here's a quick roundup:
But upon closer examination, there grew to be a ton of hate brewing in the comment section of @DailyFoodFeed's most recent recipe posting of the #MatchaPinkDrink:
Baristas went in on Jed, "suck my ass homie"