Alexandria Hwang is a contributing writer for the Tufts Daily. She is a first-year who has not yet declared a major and can be reached at

Boston Tea Party Part 2: Bubbling through Chinatown

Beyond Somerville’s Kung Fu Tea and Allston’s Teamoji, even more Boston-area bubble tea shops sit within a stone’s throw of each other in Chinatown. Among these stores, the newest addition to Chinatown’s bubble tea family is Pin Ming.  Pin Ming, located at 5 Beach St, Boston, opened in mid-June. Although it has been just over […]

Boston Tea Party Part 1: An in-depth look at bubble tea culture around campus

Kung Fu Tea, Boston Tea Shop, Teamoji, Tea-Do, LimeRed Teahouse, Gong Cha, Vivi Bubble Tea Cafe, Pin Ming, Boba Me, TBaar, Chatime and more — with so many chains of bubble tea shops scattered across the city, it’s obvious that bubble tea is no foreign concept in the city of Boston. The satisfying beverage has […]