Bubble Tea, Bubble Tea if it’s possible hari-hari
Here we have rounded up 3 bubble tea enthusiasts and have them discuss 5 questions with regards to bubble tea.
Alisya – early 40s stay at home mom with 2 grown up kids in boarding school and finally has some time to herself. Still not
Jocelyn – 33 years young finance manager that ritually needs to have her cup of bubble tea during lunch everyday and yet maintains a slim figure.
Diana – 24 years old aspiring tv presenter, still busying herself with her studies in mass communications
1. Describe what is it that makes bubble tea so delectable to you? Milkiness, the tea flavors, the sweetness…?
Alisya: Definitely it’s the sugar high that comes along with it. My daughter introduced bubble tea to me, and though I suspect she likes it because it’s trendy. I on the other hand, after my first cup could feel the buzz from the sweetness of it. Suddenly, I
Jocelyn: Bubble teas are all about the bubbles! How can there be no option on the bubbles in your question? It’s what makes bubble teas, bubble tea. No bubbles, then no bubble tea. I like having them in my mouth, chewing on them. That’s why after lunch I bring it into the office, set it on my desk and chew away on the bubbles throughout the day. I get upset when the bubbles are finished.
Diana: It’s the sweetness and also the
2. Does the size of the bubbles matter? Is bigger always better?
Diana: Actually, I prefer the smaller ones. Easier to chew and I get to have more tea. Also the less harder the better.
Alisya: Big is good, small is also good. It’s not the size that matters is how sweet the tea is that matters.
Jocelyn: Wait, we are strictly still speaking about bubble teas only right? I prefer them
3. How long of a queue are you willing to tolerate? 10 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour?
Jocelyn: Now no need to wait. Queue also not as long as last time.
Diana: Ideally, if it’s just a few people, say 5 people in front of me then it’s okay. Otherwise, I move on and find the next bubble tea store in the mall. If you ask me the longest I have waited in line, then it’s actually about an hour. This was when the brown sugar craze just started.
4. Last 2 quick questions – First, brown sugar or normal sugar, second, is this a fad or will it last?
Jocelyn: Of course la gula
Diana: Brown sugar, please. I feel this will be the new norm. We have
Alisya: Brown sugar! Will this last you ask? I say to that – BUBBLE TEA FOR LIFE!
So that concludes our chitchat2 bubble tea 🙂