07 October 2008
Milk Tea Bars
Chocolate milkshake with mint syrup on the bottom.
Pearl shakes and milk tea joints are all over Macau and Hong Kong. We trawled a couple. I'm not sure if these are mushrooming recently now, just as Manila is seeing a frozen-yogurt construct-your-own-dessert wave.
I would never drink this sort of stuff in the Philippines, but the lure of novelty is a lure indeed.
Tapping some ice cream into the milkshake.
Robot bartender shakes milk tea.
Separating the ice.
Robot sealer seales with plastic film.
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