Finding the best milk tea in the milk tea capital of the world: Asia! 🥤
Chowking’s Nai Cha resembles a cheap version of a Thai Nai Cha. Tastes like a true blue milk tea but lacks the authenticity of tea. Sugar level: fixed at around 60% Price: sells cheap between PhP50-80.00 I say if you are aching for milk tea, as in—no budget but got to have it—Chowking is the answer.
108 V.A. Rufino St, Legazpi Village, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Tiger Sugar is all hype for me. Amazing how a cup is made with all the “science” of what a bobba really is vs. the pearl. Sugar level: too sweet for my liking Price: a hefty ¥650.00 (PhP300.00) Just expensive sugar, is all.
ＣＯＸＹ１８８ビル 1f, 1-chōme-8-8 Jingūmae, Shibuya City, Tōkyō-to 150-0001, Japan
Gold sheets! Xing Fu Tang’s milk teas have Gold sheets in it! And its pearls are tastier compared to its neighboring competitors. Beware of the blockbuster queue, BTW! That’s about it. P.S. There is a chance you’d get NT$40.00 off on your next cup! Sugar level: un-customizable Price: NT$85.00 to 160.00 (PhP160.00 and up)
Shi-men Ting, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108
My fondest memory of Pearl Lion in Vengo is probably it being my last milk tea in Makati before the lockdown. 😭 I will always remember your 50/50 sugar level and how affordable you were at P120ish for a large cup. I miss you.
Cojuanco and Sons Building, C Palanca corner Dela Rosa Street, Legazpi Village, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Just that small kiosk by the corner of Hot Star chicken. I liked that it specializes on fruit teas more than milk/chocolate flavors. Too foamy though.
Emei St, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108
New Yi Fang is in the South! Minimalist interior, very spacious! Milk tea was okay, nothing extraordinary. Very affordable at P160 for a large cup.
The Street, Alabang Town Center, 1780 Theater Dr, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, Philippines