Bubble tea has had many twists and turns in its storied history within Singapore. In this episode, we leave the studio, drag 2 people along, and in the name of culinary cultural education, consume a month’s worth of sugar in one afternoon.

Tune in to find out more.

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This episode was made possible with the help of:

  • Devin Karan

  • Effy Yu

Bonanza hit list (in chronological order)

  • Tea Valley – Mango Pearl
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  • Sweettalk – Strawberry Milk Tea
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  • KOI Cafe – Pearl Milk Tea
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  • Playmade – Tieguanyin Milk Tea with Chrysanthemum Bubbles
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  • Woobee – Herbalmint Milk Tea (Pei Pa Koa)
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  • Bobbi Frutti – Mermaid’s Tears
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Sources:

National Library Reference

Bubble tea: How did it start?

Bubble tea is 25 years old in S’pore

irememberSG

Koi

10 New Bubble Tea Options In Singapore That Are Not Gong Cha Or Koi

Bobii Frutti

Wobbee

Music:

Broke for Free – Add And

Our feature track for this episode is:

Broke for Free – The Gold Lining from the album Gold Can Stay.

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