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A cup of Roarys Surprise.

The Power Cup collab experience

Ann Penalosa, Managing Editor | April 9, 2024

  For the first two weeks of the spring quarter, Power Cup Coffee partnered with De Anza Student Government, the Inter-Club Council and Mentors at De Anza to push out four limited edition...

Fashion Woks Thai milk tea with pearls cost $3.82 in February; now, it and the boba milk tea both cost $5.18, still the cheapest drinks with boba included in downtown Sunnyvale by 62 cents.

Fashion Wok: a hidden gem for downtown Sunnyvale boba

Ann Penalosa, Managing Editor | March 29, 2024

Fashion Wok is a restaurant nestled in the walkway between Murphy Street and the parking lot off of Frances Street in downtown Sunnyvale. Established in 2015, the spot is a relative newcomer and small...

Two Pekoe teas sit on the bar in front of the Pekoe logo on Jan. 28.

Pekoe Tea Bar: A review

Anna Bhogra, Staff Reporter | January 29, 2024

Pekoe Tea Bar, with only 5 locations in the United States so far, brings a new excitement to boba culture. With most boba stores having a cafe-like ambience, Pekoe’s atmosphere is somewhat akin to a...

Chicha San Chen: More than just a boba spot

Chicha San Chen: More than just a boba spot

Andreina Carnero Ramirez, Staff Reporter | January 16, 2024
Chicha San Chen offers customers predetermined tea combinations that are creamy, such as the bubble milk tea, or refreshing, such as the passion fruit green tea. Customers can also customize their drinks by selecting the tea base, flavor, topping, and the level of sugar and ice. The price of the drinks ranges between $6.75 and $7.95.
Lauren Vu, 20, La Voz freelancer, takes pictures at the Calibear Cyber Cafe on Oct. 11.

Five alternate boba shops and cafes to study near De Anza

John Pham, Freelancer | October 14, 2023

Editor's note: This article is updated with a video contributed by staff reporter Lauren Vu. Most big chain cafes and boba shops, such as 7Leaves or Starbucks, provide students with perfect spaces to...

A chiffon cake decorated with pinkish-red frosting strawberries and colorful sprinkles. Source: Tina Le

The Little Baker San Jose: Home-based Korean bakery whips up Asian-inspired flavors

Annalise Freimarck, Editor Emeritus | June 19, 2021
Le specializes in Korean bento cakes, which are miniature cakes around 4 inches in diameter typically frosted with detailed designs.
Outside tries to find its niche in the milk tea market

Natalie Marques, Reporter | June 14, 2021
In San Jose, where milk tea shops are around every corner, Serena Yang has tried to branch out from the typical “boba shop” branding at
Dr.inks signature drink Black Ink Lattea

Beat the heat with a cold tea or soft-serve from San Jose

Natalie Marques, Reporter | June 2, 2021
A one-stop shop for your sweet cravings, has opened up in downtown San Jose just in time for summer, offering a unique and delicious variety of coffee, soft serve, and fruit and milk tea.
A chocolate pudge cookie with brown butter and chocolate chips

Batch 22 Bakery aims to connect community with big portions and big hearts

Rahul Makhijani, Reporter | March 1, 2021
As quarantine and a summer of protest roiled society, Amy Wong, founder of Batch22 Bakery, was discovering a new way to enhance community — a shared love of food.
The most popular drink: brown sugar milk tea.

International students find taste of home in Tiger Sugar, despite differences

Manveen Kaur Anand, Reporter | November 6, 2020

Tiger Sugar has opened doors all the way from Taiwan to Cupertino and De Anza College’s international students are finding a piece of their home right in the Bay Area. Tiger Sugar opened their first...

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