All posts tagged: milk tea

Revisiting Gong Cha at the Sky Garden

While attending the Bread & Brew fest with the other FoodieViews PH members last month, we realized something. Coffee has been our go-to drink since our thesis days especially now that we work. Clearly, coffee is life for us but we still have a soft spot for milk teas. So after the event, we went on a search for some delicious milk tea. Do you know how many tea shops there are in one mall? A LOT. Everywhere we look there’s a tea shop featuring a long queue of people. I don’t blame them though because we live in a tropical country where ice cold refreshments such as milk tea are essential. But here’s the tea. There are shops that are not worth the hype. There’s nothing wrong being patient but you also have to be sure it’s worth the wait. My foodie friends and I were glad that we decided to walk past those shops and went over to Gong Cha. This Taiwan-style drink shop was founded in 2006. From Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Gong Cha …

Love Milk Tea? Visit Malik’s Cafe – Congressional Tower Center

I was exploring Congressional Tower Center one morning when I heard kids laughing and the sound of water splashing which came from the far end of the building. (This is not a horror story, promise!) As I walked towards it, I saw a better view of the blue sky, a small view of the pool and a little space called Malik’s Cafe. Named after one of the owners, Malik’s Cafe opened its first branch in 2017 at Banlat Road, Tandang Sora near St. Anthony Academy. In February of this year, they opened their second branch at a food park in Kalayaan Avenue. This branch which is located at the second floor of Congressional Tower Center is their third. Take note that the building is new and there are still a lot of vacant spaces as well as developments. Despite those, Malik’s Cafe does offer serenity and a great view of the sky. They also have an adequate space for customers such as an indoor area which is air-conditioned and clean as well as an outdoor …