Until the people who run Boba Guys figure out how to put boba into k-cups, we’ll be stuck waiting in line for it. Fortunately, the lines move pretty fast, to the point where you won’t even be able to tell your friends the story from the first bar you were at last night. On a normal day, we like the Thai tea, but if it’s actually hot out, the classic black tea is more refreshing in the heat.
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