I drink Americanos now. And better yet, I french press strong coffee at home and add just a touch of low or non fat soy (does nonfat soy exist?) I remember once getting some seasonal frappucinoed abomination at Starf*cks when I went in to work (on a motherf*cking Sunday!!!) and it was so sweet licking the whip cream off my lips made me diabetic.
Starbucks nutrition website is kinda sketch and purposely not that user friendly. But a regular 16 ounce 'Double Chocolatey Chip Frappucino' is 500 calories. A 16 ounce egg nog latte is 460 calories. Once you get into the Venti's (their large sizes) you could feed starving children with them. Of course, the kids would still be undernourished.
I think what I had (the last flavored drink I've ever gotten at Starf*cks, it was that jarring) was something with maple syrup.
I applaud NYC for mandating nutrition/caloric info on fast food restaurant menus. I remember I was at Penn Station and thought it was odd I was the only customer at Aunti Anne's preztels then I realized when I was handing over my money that the tiny little 'snack' I bought had combined 700 calories or something. OMG.
You should look at 'worst food lists' for fun. There are a couple around. LOL at "worst food in America". Those chili cheese fries look pretty awesome in a heart stoppingly cellulite inflating way. I know some say 'you can eat anything in moderation' but fast food restaurants don't make millions off moderation.
I've heard that Americans 'drink their calories'. This used to mean booze and then sodas but now it means coffees and even 'sports drinks'.