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Boba Tea Float?

ipsedixit Jun 30, 2012 09:22 PM

Is there any place that serves a "Boba Tea Float"?

In other words, a scoop of ice cream (or frozen yogurt) in a tall glass of boba tea?

There must be a place that serves both ice cream or yogurt (not shaved ice) as well as boba tea, right? It just escapes me right now.

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  1. J.L. RE: ipsedixit Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM

    Ozero Tea & Desserts on Central in JTown, near JANM.

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      ipsedixit RE: J.L. Jul 1, 2012 10:45 AM

      Yes, of course. Thank you.

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        ipsedixit RE: ipsedixit Jul 1, 2012 06:13 PM

        Well, I think I did myself one better.

        Got a Boba Tea at Tea Zone, then went down the street to Fosselman's for a scoop of French Vanilla Bean ice cream, and then just dumped it into my boba. Good eating.

        Half the people were staring at me in sheer puzzlement; the other half in utter jealousy.

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          J.L. RE: ipsedixit Jul 1, 2012 06:35 PM

          Self-constructing your Chow from x+1 sources... You've stumbled upon my secret, I see. It's the logical next step in the evolution of the Chowhound.

          Use the taro ice cream next time.

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            JThur01 RE: ipsedixit Jul 2, 2012 12:18 AM

            Brilliant!

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          JThur01 RE: J.L. Jul 2, 2012 12:18 AM

          How about Ozero in Alhambra?

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            ipsedixit RE: JThur01 Jul 2, 2012 03:26 PM

            Yes, thanks.

            And of course there's Half & Half as well.

            Probably a few others that my aging, dull mind cannot recall now.

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              JThur01 RE: ipsedixit Jul 2, 2012 04:35 PM

              No need to feel dulled in trying to remember the sheer overload of which boba joint has what. It''s not like it's easy to keep track, and getting tougher all the time.

              What exactly is the total number of boba/tea houses in the SGV now? I can't keep up.

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          Betcom RE: ipsedixit Jul 1, 2012 09:09 PM

          Can't confirm that it's on the menu but Cafe 70 Degrees in Culver City has an extensive Boba menu.

          http://www.yelp.com/biz/cafe-70-degre...

          It used to be an ice cream place, too, but a phone call might provide a direct answer.

          1. Peripatetic RE: ipsedixit Jul 2, 2012 12:53 AM

            Pretty sure this doesn't meet your criteria, so I'm just throwing it out there for info: Flour + Tea in Pasadena has something called a "Frostea". It's essentially milk teas, etc., that are basically tea Frappuccinos. My favorite so far is their Thai Tea Frostea (with light sugar). Maybe it will scratch the OPs itch?

            Flour + Tea
            238 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105
            626-698-1058
            http://flourandtea.com/

            There was a previous thread: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/832109

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              lileor RE: ipsedixit Jul 11, 2012 12:59 AM

              I've seen this on the menu at Tasty to Go in Arcadia, but have never tried it.

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