29 Nov '17, 2pm

[Mothership] Bubble tea is 25 years old in S’pore https://t.co/U5OjxfpAZj

Here is the history of bubble tea in Singapore. Bubble tea was introduced to Singapore in 1992. In the old days, bubble tea was served in a cocktail glass. Customers had to drink the beverage dine-in style in cafes or “bubble tea huts”. Advertisement First bubble tea shop The first bubble tea shop was Bubble Tea Garden in Marina Square. Bubble Tea Garden, in particular, served flavours such as Pearl Red Bubble Tea, Yam Shake, Honey Egg Yolk, Whisky Red Tea and Honey Peppermint. The majority of the clientele were students, largely Chinese-speaking and who patronise the cafe in groups. This was a time before social media and the message board put up in the shop for customers to express their thoughts and communicate with one another was novelty. Took another nine years to become popular However, it was only in 2001 that bubble tea became phenomenally popular. Long queues for...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/11/bubble-tea-singapore/

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