2011-10-21


Tea sensation

A craze that started in Taichung, Taiwan, in the 1980's and has now taken Saarbrücken by storm: bubble tea. This is the biggest hit with the teenagers in town. I have never seen a queue less than 20 long at the shop in the photo. All the teas there are from the Zenique brand and come from the Nantou highlands of Taiwan. The green tea espresso with osmanthus flowers tasted especially fine - sans bubbles.

24 comments:

  1. Avec ces jours d'automne un peu plus frais, vous nous donnez envie d'un bon thé bien chaud.
    Belle photo
    Bonne fin de semaine

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  2. as a decaf Earl Grey man myself I find the idea of these revolting - but each to their own I suppose.

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  3. There is a new thing to learn every day. I wonder when this craze will reach Mainz ...

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  4. Great image, looks so fresh and inviting! Cheers

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  5. Never heard of this... now I need to find a shop in Hamburg :-)

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  6. Looks nice, sounds even better:)

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  7. Que aspecto tan apetitoso
    Un abrazo

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  8. Bien que je sois decidement du cote de ceux qui preferent le cafe... j'apprecie l'idee :) J'attendrai le moment que ca vienne en Pologne!

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  9. Looks interesting:-) I am wonder if it is avialable in Poznan? I have to check:-)

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  10. Bubble tea? Wow, had never heard of it... Think I'll join the queue! :)
    God bless you!
    Cezar

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  11. i love teas, but usually when it's Hot.
    this foto looks refreshing, no wonder there's the long wait. ^0^

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  12. @maia C'est vrai. Et alors en Allemagne on vend du vin chaud pour la même raison.

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  13. @Gerald (Hyde DP) I must say I have not tried the bubble tea yet. But the espresso green tea was great

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  14. @Martina: I hope the craze reaches Mainz soon. Until then, you can always drop by Saarbrücken. This place is in the passage underneath Karstadt.

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  15. @黄清华 Wong Ching Wah: Interesting to know. It seems we are bit behind here in Germany.

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  16. @Ada: J'espère que tu n'attends pas beaucoup.

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  17. @Kameleon: Good luck in your search. I look forward to photos of your find.

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  18. @Cezar: I will look out for you next time I pass the queue.

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  19. @arabesque: They serve hot teas too. I am not sure you can get bubbles in them. Has this craze hit Manila yet?

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