bubble tea

food news

Girl's Abdominal Blockage Reportedly Caused by Hundreds of Undigested Boba Pearls

Oh cool, just the nightmare we needed today.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.11.19
tea

McDonald's Apologizes for Serving Woman Disinfectant-Laced Bubble Tea

Can’t say that’s my favorite boba flavor, either.
Bettina Makalintal
4.18.19
tea

We Admire This Girl's Next-Level Commitment to Bubble Tea

Commit to something for once in your life—even if it's dressing up as a giant cup of boba.
Bettina Makalintal
4.10.19
Off-Menu

Today's Special: Watch This Guy Accidentally Destroy a Huge Tower of Champagne Glasses

Plus, a gruesome, bloody-looking mess on a BART train turned out to be... bubble tea.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.8.19
Comics!

'Chases a Butterfly,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth

Tara Booth hangs out at a park, takes pics of flowers, and drinks some bubble tea.
Tara Booth
8.2.18
tea

Concerned Adults Claim that Bubble Tea Is Ruining Teens' SAT Scores

"Kids hanging out at boba milk tea shops are throwing their futures away," a post on Nextdoor reads.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.29.18
tea

Starbucks Bans Neighboring Boba Shop from Serving Drinks To Go

Because that's Starbucks' thing!!!
Jelisa Castrodale
2.2.18
Op-Ed

Can White People Please Stop Demonizing Bubble Tea?

We don't see health warnings about unicorn lattes or rocky road ice cream, yet bubble tea remains the subject of incessant fear-mongering.
Celeste Yim
6.23.17
thump news

That EDM Meets Boba Tea Bar is Now Open

San Francisco's Gosu Tbar plans to stay open late as it drops beats and bubble tea.
Britt Julious
4.8.17
thump news

A New EDM Eatery in San Francisco Will Drop Beats and Bubble Tea

The EDM-themed restaurant and tea house is scheduled to open in late December or January.
Britt Julious
12.17.16
politics

Hillary Clinton Tried Boba for the First Time and Called It 'Chewy Tea'

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton took time before the primaries this Tuesday to have a delicious cup of boba tea in Queens.
Alex Swerdloff
4.21.16
WTF

Rumors Are Flying that Bubble Tea Is Made Out of Tires and Old Shoes

After seeing a disturbing CT scan on the stomach of a patient who had recently consumed bubble tea, a reporter started asking around about what cafes are putting in their boba. The results were worrisome.
Hilary Pollack
10.28.15
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