Gambateh Cafe: The $1.90 Old-School Bubble Tea

Gambateh Cafe

I felt overwhelming nostalgia when I first came across this humble bubble tea store in Jalan Bukit Merah. It reminded me of the retro $1 bubble tea stores I used to visit after school when I was a kid. Gambateh Cafe (η”˜ε·΄θŒΆ) used to be situated in ABC Brickworks Hawker Centre, but has since shifted into their own store a stone’s throw away in 2017. You can expect a crowd during lunch hours.

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Sweet Potato + Milk Tea Actually Works?! Purple Sweet Potato Milk Tea by Playmade 丸作: A Review

Playmade Purple Sweet Potato Milk Tea with Sweet Potato Pearls

Playmade by 丸作 (Chinese characters are pronounced as wan zuo, which loosely translates to making of pearls. Probably named after their handmade pearls.) is a Taiwanese bubble tea store that prides itself on drinks made from scratch, with all-natural ingredients. They have an extensive list of pearl flavours that sets them apart from the rest.

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Why Taigai Singapore’s Beary Cute Series isn’t worth the queue: A Review

Taigai Beary Cute Series

Taigai Singapore at Nex

Taigai Singapore recently ran a 1-for-1 promotion for their Beary Cute Series, which is essentially drinks with bear-shaped lids that remind you of a certain messenger app. There are 3 flavours to choose from, Beary Dark Co Co ($4.80), Beary Oolong Milk Tea ($3.50 with 1 topping of choice), and the classic Beary Milk Tea ($3.50 with 1 topping of choice). The drinks were supposed to come with decorative stickers but they ran out of it.

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