One of Metro Vancouver's most popular sweet drinks will be in the spotlight this August thanks to a new initiative that gives bubble tea fans special access to limited edition creations and deals.
The Metro Vancouver Bubble Tea Passport is a self-guided two-week festival that will find local vendors coming up with special drinks and promotions from August 1 to 14. Additionally, there is an actual "passport" available for purchase that gets bubble tea lovers some next-level deals, including a place to record tasting notes; $1 off limited edition menu offerings (Aug. 1-14); bonus BOGO drink deals at select vendors (Aug. 1-Oct. 1); a two-month Supper Club membership to make new friends to drink bubble tea with.
The Bubble Tea Passport is the creation of local food fan Laura Wong-Thompson, who also set up last year's debut Croissant Crawl.
"Vancouver has such a vibrant food scene, and I wanted to contribute another experience for foodies to enjoy together while exploring local businesses. I chose bubble tea because all the flavours, add-ons, and toppings can inspire creative combinations," Wong-Thompson tells V.I.A. in an email.
A full list of participating vendors, drinks, and deals is now available, as well as details regarding where you can purchase your Passport.