We’re addicted to bubble teas and smoothie bowls.
The Juice Laundry Though this Navy Yard cafe specializes in coldpressed juices, it also has a tasty menu of bowls. Smoothies like “Superman” (dragonfruit, goji berries, house-made almond milk) form the base with acai and are topped with fruit and house granola for an energy-boosting meal. 1331 4th St. SE, 202.813.3679 Kokee Tea Founded by two friends, this Northern Virginia-based spot pours milk teas in flavors like matcha and Oreo topped with ingredients like honey boba (tapioca pearls) and lychee jelly. Fashion Centre at Pentagon Mall, 1100 S. Hayes St., Arlington, Va., no phone Kung Fu Tea This Taiwan import pours an eclectic collection of milk teas, punches and slushies with house-made boba. Top sellers include “Red Bean Wow Milk” with sweet red beans and “Taro Slush,” a lavender-hued blend (try it with nata jelly, a tropical mix of pineapple and coconut). 1529 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 2nd floor, 202.808.9628 South Block With several locations, this store makes it easy to pick up one of its acai bowls. Our favorite? The PBJ, blending organic acai, peanut butter, bananas, blueberries and almond milk, topped with granola. Union Market (limited menu), 1308 5th St. NE; 106 N. Lee St., Old Town, Alexandria, Va., 703.465.8423
For more delicious bubble teas and healthy smoothie bowls in the city, visit wheretraveler.comThis month, we’re loving trendy bubble teas and smoothie bowls. Here are a few of our favorites around town. Kokee Tea