The hot beverage, officially “Crunchy Milk Tea with Brown Sugar Jelly,” is The Alley Canada’s first new drink of 2021, available at locations in Vancouver (985 Hornby St.) and Richmond (8368 Capstan Way).
If you are a “bobaddict,” then you will love these milk tea inspired shoes by Vans, the latest addition to their Old Skool line.
The shoes come in “Gentle Milk Cream,” “Hazelnut Flavor” and “Smoked Milk Tea,” which sound good enough to drink. They retail at about $78 a pair.
“Bobaddiction” has just reached a new level in Thailand, where it has now taken the form of a body lotion.
Just in time for the New Year, local beauty brand Mistine launched its Milk Tea Body Lotion, made from actual black tea and milk!
A Malaysian woman was able to save enough money for a round-trip ticket to Taiwan using four months-worth of boba tea money.
The Malaysian Facebook user shared last month that her friend pointed out the total cost of bubble tea she had consumed from January to April was equivalent to a round-trip ticket to Thailand.
A strange new challenge has surfaced in Japan which involves people taking selfies with boba pearls shoved up their noses.
Bopomofocafe, owned by Wong Fu Productions’ Philip Wang, recently posted a picture on Instagram that appears to be a tweet that says: “Wow! Can’t believe they finally made a boba/bubble tea emoji! And it looks like a BPMF cup!” accompanied by a few boba emojis and the hashtag #WorldEmojiDay.
A private medical institution in Singapore has released a report warning milk tea drinkers about the high sugar content of the popular beverage.
The report, published by nonprofit tertiary care facility Mount Alvernia Hospital on Friday, compared the sugar and calorie levels of various types of bubble teas and their toppings. While the report noted that green and black teas help in reducing the risk of diseases such as diabetes, arthritis, and cancer, it pointed out how they increase the risk of chronic diseases when consumed in bubble tea form.
A 16-year-old teenager in eastern China ended up fighting for his life after being diagnosed with blood sugar levels 20 times higher than that of the average person.
The alleged cause for his abnormal sugar intake was a daily of of boba tea, among other sugary drinks and food.
Besides being Asia’s unofficial continental drink, milk tea has now inspired irresistible hair colors.
Salons in countries such as Japan and Singapore have supposedly begun offering hues like that of the beverage, with women sharing their new looks using the hashtag #milkteahair on Instagram.
Everyone has their own preferences, whether they prefer to swallow… or chew, how they like to eat/drink their boba is completely up to them. However, like when consuming any other type of foods, it would certainly be far more beneficial to chew your tapioca balls.
This should really go without saying, but clearly there are still some of you out there that don’t understand so let me say this one more time — yes, you should absolutely chew your boba, it would be barbaric not to.
Emojis are essential to human communication nowadays. It simplifies our text messages, tweets, even work emails. You can make plans with a loved one with a single emoji (🍆?) or call someone an idiot with another ( 🤡). This is the result of centuries of human evolution and technological advancements.
But even with the wide variety of food and drink emojis already available on iPhones, one crucial beverage has been wrongfully left out for far too long.