\ ˈchī How to pronounce chai (audio) \

Definition of chai

: a beverage that is a blend of black tea, honey, spices, and milk

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But most everybody, driver or not, leaves with a chai. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, "Loud, Crowded, Grease-Stained, and Gloriously Drunk: Where the World Eats After Hours," 8 Oct. 2018 Of course, cauliflower and leek stew, pumpkin and chai overnight oats, and our personal favorite cacao and avocado smoothie are a far cry from the ramen soup of our college days. SELF, "The Best Meal-Kit Delivery Services to Try in 2019," 1 Jan. 2019 Fitness regimen: Works out every day for at least one hour. Alternates between Spin class, weights, yoga, and a personal training session. Indulgences: Dark chocolate, raw goat- or sheep-milk cheese, red wine, hemp milk chai latte. Erin Flaherty, Marie Claire, "What Nutritionists Really Eat," 19 Apr. 2011 The Wing’s physical spaces also naturally solve a problem faced by grassroots organizers and political parties of how to keep people engaged: Wing members are always there, sitting on a velvet couch, refreshing Twitter and sipping a chai latte. Jessica Wakeman, Glamour, "How The Wing Became a Secret Weapon For Midterm Candidates," 30 Oct. 2018 Prices: Loco moco ($9.85), fried rice ($6.50), cinnamon roll ($4.50), and chai latte ($3.90) added up to a $24.75 (plus tax and tip) breakfast for two. Jill Lightner, The Seattle Times, "Patrick’s Bakery & Cafe: sweet treats and Hawaiian snacks at great prices," 1 Oct. 2018 This week: the chai recipe that associate social media manager Emily Schultz just couldn't live without. Emily Schultz, Bon Appetit, "This Chai Recipe is Easier Than Leaving Your House to Buy Chai," 19 Feb. 2018 Their vegan shakes come in 10 different flavors, including chocolate chip cookie dough, vanilla chai and carrot cake. Shelbie Lynn Bostedt, RedEye Chicago, "Shake it up: Chicago's best milkshakes to try before summer ends," 9 Aug. 2017 Recipes will include cuisine inspired by everything from Mexican street food, French pastries, and Italian classics to dishes made with flavors of chai spices and tahini. Allison Steele,, "Penn Appetit! In their spare time, these students publish a food magazine and cookbook," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of chai

1974, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chai

Turkish çay & Russian, Persian, Hindi, & Urdu chay tea

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