WESTBOROUGH – Bubble tea has come to town.
Local and state officials welcomed Cha Cha N Beans on West Main Street with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 21.
“This is the right time, the right place, the right people,” said Claire (Chai-Ling) Tsai, the store’s co-owner, who had been planning this store for four years.
Store manager and co-owner Liana Hadi said, “We are very new and very grateful. We made it. We did it.”
The store opened about two weeks ago, and it has already built a following, especially with younger customers.
“I love to see the kids come and draw,” said Tsai, who lives in Westborough along with Hadi.
“It’s already become a resource for the community,” said state Rep.-elect Kate Donaghue.
State Sen. Michael Moore and state Rep. Hannah Kane presented citations from the State House.
“It’s a great way to end and start the year,” said Moore, who picked up some tea for himself and Kane.
Tsai and Hadi thanked Economic Development Coordinator Zach Boughner and Building Inspector Fred Lonardo for their assistance.
“I had no idea that it would turn out as beautiful as it is today,” said Boughner of the new store.
About Cha Cha n Beans
The store offers a variety of Asian bubble teas, loose tea drinks, snacks and bottled drinks.
There’s also branded house coffee, along with teapots, candles, bottles, cups and bags available for purchase.
The store plans cultural events and hands-on activities, as well as classes.
Store hours are Mondays-Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bubble tea shop opens soon on West Main Street in Westborough