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Bubble Tea Shops

By Stett Holbrook

BUBBLE TEA, also known as milk tea, pearl tea and bo ba cha, began in Taiwan and now competes with coffee as the sweetened caffeinated drink of choice in Silicon Valley. Here are five bubble tea shops worth seeking out, complements of a Metro reader and bubble tea aficionado. Thanks, Jack.

Fantasia: Various locations including 528 Barber Lane, Milpitas. 408.955.0588.

Lollicup: Various locations including 150 S. First St., Suite 199, San Jose. 408.995.0322.

Tapioca Express: Numerous locations including 10118 Bandley Dr., Cupertino. 408.873.0918.

Verde Tea Cafe: Multiple locations including 852 Villa St., Mountain View. 650.210.9986.

Q-cup: Several locations including 1600 S. De Anza Blvd., San Jose. 408.996.3889.

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From the October 12-18, 2005 issue of Metro, Silicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper.

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