The Asian Kopi Lingo Is Made Up Of Four Languages

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Did you know, the kopi lingo is a rojak of four languages? (Rojak means “eclectic mix” in colloquial Malay.) In fact, it’s a mix of Mandarin, Malay and other dialects — a reflection of Asia’s multi-racial environment. It’s no wonder I’m hopeless at ordering local coffee.   So, just how good are you at ordering a […]

HEYTEA Is Serving Alcoholic Bobas

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The popular boba chain from China, HEYTEA, may be known for its cheese milk foam tea but they also have a bar at none other than Clarke Quay, Singapore, serving alcohol!   1. Summer Fiesta Crafted with sweet Japanese plum wine, Every Spring, ice jelly and mini alcohol-infused rice balls.   2. Spring Fling A […]

Starbucks Opens First Signing Store in Japan

Starbucks Opens First Signing Store in Japan – 3 – Discover the hottest new tables, instagrammable cafes, coolest bars, hidden street food in the hood.

Starbucks demonstrates ongoing commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion with its opening of the first signing store in Japan on June 27, 2020.     While renowned for its many unique stores around the world, this new store in Tokyo, Japan, is intended for a very different purpose.     Located in Kunitachi City, Tokyo, […]

5 Most Bizarre Ice Cream Flavors in Asia

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These ice cream flavors are weird in the best ways possible. Strange — but real.   1. Basil Tomato by Gelateria Dangdo 당도 (Korea)   2. Horse Meat by Basashi Ice (Japan)   3. Black Dog Guinness Stout by Creamery Boutique Ice Creams (Bangkok, Thailand. Creamery has expanded to Singapore and Malaysia.)   4. Crocodile […]

Kopi & Kaya Toast: Get To Know How It All Started

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You haven’t experienced what it means to be a true Asian if you haven’t tried Kopi & Kaya Toast. Come now, pull up a seat at your local kopitiam (kopi is Malay for “coffee”; tiam means “shop” in Hokkien) and let us tell you all about it.     Kopi & Kaya Toast is the […]