Toastea will be a new tea shop opening in burgeoning downtown Los Angeles. Like the name, our menu will be starring two main items - toast and tea.
For toasts, we are using a 1.5" thick slice of Japanese milk toast, buttered, toasted, and topped with whatever customizations the customer chooses, such as Nutella, honey, fruits, etc. If you are unfamiliar with this item, please check out this link: http://www.chopstickchronicles.com/…ney-toast/
For tea, we are putting a modern twist on boba tea (also sometimes known as bubble tea) by using whole loose leaf tea brewed in small hourly batches, organic milk and dairy free options such as soy, and natural sugars and sweeteners. If you are unfamiliar with this item, please check out this link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bubble_tea
We aim to reinvent the boba tea house experience by transforming a traditionally ethnic drink and dessert into a mainstream product, all with the highest commitment to premium ingredients and top-notch customer service. To do this, we have several different approaches that are atypical of boba tea places:
1. Use only fresh whole leaf tea, brewed properly and sourced responsibly. All our tea will be made in small batches hourly to ensure freshness and consistent taste.
2. Use quality ingredients that you can feel good about such as California organic milk, local 100% raw honey, and housemade nut butters. All our breads, toasts, will also be baked fresh daily.
3. Use a simplified and streamlined menu. (This is where you come in!) We want to design an easy-to-navigate menu with part of it configured into a build-your-own model so that our customers will be able to customize their drinks to exactly what they want without feeling overwhelmed by an extensive list of options. (Will go into more details in the Menu Design section below).