Poppers and show-stoppers
Tap That Tea
Wilmington is a lovely place. I'd stayed with a friend, as I was visiting the college, and I had some pretty cool adventures (I'll be posting a Photo Collection on the experiences later), one of which led me to a new obsession.
No doubt, many of you will have heard of the Bubble Tea craze - probably long before I did - but for those of you that are new to the practice, let me tell you. It's freaking amazing.
Tea Bars, as Bon Appétit puts it, may be the new coffee houses/shops. You know, the go to spot for chilling out as a student, hipster, or espresso art fanatic. Think like a regular bar turned hipster - and instead of your alcoholic variety of drinks, you’ve got a choc-full variety of teas and styles of such. The ‘bubble’ craze refers to the poppers put inside these drinks.
Poppers resemble Gushers in the way that they have delicious fruit juice trapped inside an ultra thin outing, and these also come in differing flavors including blackberry, strawberry, lime, kiwi, pineapple, and so on so forth. I personally favor the strawberry and lime flavors!
Teas themselves have different flavors of course following the fruit trend for cold teas, and your familiar camomiles, chai, Black, and such for hot teas. Cold teas however can come iced, or my personal favorite - frosted.
Frosted teas are basically what a frap-addict like myself hops towards - a blended ice and tea combo, served with a helping of sugary fruit flavor and color, topped with poppers in the mix!
Head to my Instagram post on Tap Tea Bar in Wilmington to see what a photo of the frost-tea looks like!
18, Freshman Finance major at Howard University in Washington DC. Can't wait to go to Law school though!