bubble tea

October 3, 2012 - 2:03pm
Store manager Sara Stedner's infectious creativity is on display along with her selection of baked goods.

Ask her what bubble tea is and she won’t say it’s a flavored, tea-based drink with a tapioca topping, also known as boba. That’s what it is, but to the self-proclaimed boba prodigy who memorized all 100-something recipes in a day and a half when she began working at Boba Suite Tea House, it’s so much more.

October 26, 2010 - 12:36pm
Second-year MBA student at Whitman, Jerry Liu, runs a bubble tea cafe on Crouse Avenue in his spare time.

While many graduate students focus on preparing for the real world, Whitman student Jerry Liu is already there. Last summer, Liu and two partners turned a run-down commercial space on Crouse Avenue into an exciting bubble tea business - Boba Suite Tea House.