Spicy and fruity or sweet and milky? The combinations are endless! Interactive game doodle fShown today by The Google Bubble tea, also known as boba tea and pearl milk tea, is celebrated. Honey, matcha, raspberry, mocha – whatever the flavor, don’t forget to mix up some sparkly balls made of fruit or tapioca jelly. Bubble tea has become so popular worldwide that it was officially announced as the new emoji on this day in 2020.
This Taiwanese drink started as a local treat and has grown in popularity over the past few decades. Bubble tea has its roots in traditional taiwanese tea culture, dating back to the 17th century. However, bubble tea as we know it today wasn’t invented until the 1980s. As waves of Taiwanese immigrants in recent decades have brought this drink abroad, innovation continues in the original bubble tea. Stores around the world are still testing new flavors, toppings, and blends. Traditional tea rooms all over Asia have also jumped into the boba craze, and the trend has made its way to countries like Singapore, Japan, South Korea, and more!
Satisfy your cravings and make yourself a delicious cup of bubble tea in today’s interactive doodle, featuring the Taiwanese Formosan Mountain Dog, plus a cast of familiar characters!
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