Starbucks Encyclopedia

A detailed description of all the drinks and terms found at Starbucks. (kottke)

I’ve always wanted to know the difference between a latte and a cappuccino:

Cappuccinos are made with much more foam than lattes; Starbucks standards dictate half milk, half foam. A dry cappuccino has more foam, a wet cappuccino has less. There’s a fine line between a very wet cappuccino and an extra-foam latte.