BY SOPHIE KEPREOTES
The mix and match options are endless at popular franchise Chatime in Jesmond, and you can now also find Chatime in Charlestown Square.
Originally founded in 2005 in Taiwan, Chatime has continued to grow throughout Australia.
I admit I was a little bit hesitant to give it a try, but with so many different flavoursome creations to choose from, there is guaranteed to be one to
First step choose a base: milky, fruity, frozen, sparkling or hot. Second step choose a mix-in: popping pearls, aloe vera, coconut jelly, custard, grape
jelly, herbal jelly, lychee jelly, pearls, rainbow jelly or red beans. Third step pop the top: pop the straw through the top of the cup and enjoy!
I went with the lychee green iced tea with pearls. The pearls may not be for everyone, but those chewy bits of surprise at the bottom of the tea are what
make this so unique! Chatime is the perfect go-to drink with a twist to help you cool off this summer!