Definition of bubble tea
- Cross the street and enter Ten Ren Tea … for a cup of bubble tea. An Asian drink made of tea and tapioca, it can be served hot or cold.
- —Tamara Best, New York Sunday Times, 22 Nov. 2009
- Bubble tea originated in Taiwan and in the past decade has become a favorite Chinese treat. Imagine a spoonful of pea-sized round tapioca “pearls” mixed with tea, milk, or juice in many delicious combinations.
- —Ellen Freudenheim, Queens: What To Do, Where To Go (And How Not To Get Lost) In New York's Undiscovered Borough, 2006