Bobo Q, Bubble Tea, Charlottenburg

I first tried Bubble Tea in Vietnam and Thailand, 10 years ago.  It was all the rage, everyone was slurping them up through fat straws.  Upon my return to London I was surprised to find that this drink was readily available in China town.

To me the appeal of bubble tea is it’s inherently funny.  I can’t imagine being upset and drinking bubble tea.  It’s a bit like trying to be angry and then getting the hiccups, it doesn’t work because it’s all too comic.  There you are, sipping a milky taro tea through a fat straw and then bloop, a tapioca ball.  Bloop, bloop, bloop!  3 more. Read more of this post


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