ICYMI: Celebrate National Tapioca Day with these Milk Tea Treats

A legitimate reason to go all out on boba again

Artwork by Gian Ferrer

And just like that, we’re a few days away from ending the first half of 2019. The months sure did fly by so fast, don’t you think? We’re not sure if it’s by mere coincidence but today is also the day the world is apparently celebrating tapioca day, which is why we’re more keen than ever to double up on the celebration with what else – milk tea! We scoured our feeds and saw these exciting milk tea news you might have missed.

1. One Zo opens its first branch in Promenade


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The frustration is real when you love your tapioca pearls as much as you do your milk tea drink, but sadly have to succumb to the fact that all tapiocas kind of taste the same. However, a Taiwanese milk tea shop called One Zo does not suffer from this kind of problem, proving that tapiocas deserve all the attention too. They offer handmade flavored tapioca pearls that range from matcha, strawberry, mango, brown sugar, to taro. They just might come up with more in the future but for now, this change of pace in the milk tea game is all we really need.

One Zo is located at G/F Promenade Mall, Greenhills, San Juan

2. Serenitea introduces their Cookie Supreme Milk Tea


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If you’re an adventurous one looking for more ways to spice up your usual milk tea order, then you should head on over to Serenitea for their new Cookie Supreme Milk Tea! Imagine your drink getting a layer of thick velvety choco cookie custard with a crunch on top of creamy and salty choco cookie frost. Now, that’s some serious flavor profile gaming.

Available at all Serenitea branches near you!

3. Yi Fang says hello to Taft


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Sure, Yi Fang might be known for their refreshingly addictive fruit teas but they’ve also got something to offer up in the boba alley that everyone is crazy about too. Now, students in the Taft area can also enjoy their fill of the renowned brand serving up quite the long queues which we don’t really mind lining up for. It’s just right across De La Salle University!

Yi Fang’s new branch is located at Ground Floor, Burgundy Building, Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila

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