Day 164: Drive-Thru


Boba Ave Express

We went to Boba Ave Express in Arcadia today. It’s the first drive-thru boba shop in Los Angeles County and I’m surprised it’s taken this long for this to appear. Given the lack of parking throughout much of the 626 area and the popularity of boba, this seems like a game-changer.

I remember my first experience at a Starbucks drive-thru and this feels the same way: ultra convenience for a totally unnecessary product.

I can’t wait to go again.

Day 15: Two Things


My two favorite things right now: Peach Me Sweetea with honey boba at Tastea and the Serial podcast in my car. Life is good when I can enjoy both at the same time.

The tea drinks at Tastea are refreshing and although they tout their fresh and organic ingredients, something this delicious can’t be healthy. I’ve put off looking at the ingredients and the nutritional value list since I don’t want to be disappointed.

As for Serial: wow. It’s an incredible podcast detailing the real-life murder of a high school student by her ex-boyfriend. Things aren’t completely cut-and-dry, though, and Sarah Koenig does a fantastic job of telling the story over a dozen 30-minute-ish episodes. I was hooked within the first few minutes. Since my wife and I are all caught up with The Walking Dead, we’re now binge-listening Serial. I’d highly recommend listening to it, but if the subject matter is upsetting, then grab a drink at Tastea. Either way, you’ll be hooked.