Tag: quest: boba tea

Boba Tea Quest: Kung Fu Tea

This is my new favorite boba tea in Chicago, which is weird because it hardly fulfills any of the criteria for good boba tea that I laid out when I began this quest. I had to wait ten minutes for it, which is ridiculous since the place wasn’t even busy, and when I finally received…


Boba Tea Quest: Sweet Station

Sweet Station has the best milk tea so far. It was sweet but not cloyingly so, and the tea was almost too strong for me. This is the best milk tea I have had in Chicago to date. Sadly, the bobas were an overcooked travesty. The bottom of the cup was littered with tiny bits…


Boba Tea Quest: My Place Chinatown

I decided the best way to go about my quest for good boba tea was to just hit every Chinese restaurant that serves boba tea. I just moved to a new apartment one subway stop away from Chinatown, so I think I have all my meals planned out for the next few months. Today I…


Boba Tea Quest: Saint Alp’s Tea House

I’m embarking on a quest to find not terrible boba tea in Chicago. When I moved to Madison WI five years ago I gave up on finding any decent boba tea this side of Nevada pretty quickly, but a couple of weeks ago I went to The Steepery in Madison on a whim. I almost…