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Yelp Rotterdam Elite Event – Yelp’s High Tea Lab!



En voor je het weet is het alweer tijd voor het tweede Elite event in Rotterdam, time flies when you're having fun! Dit keer een high tea dahlin', met de pinkies up maar zonder stiff upper lips werd er geproefd, gehightea-ed en gebubbled bij de multeataskers van The Tea Lab.

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Elianne en Yun zijn de de eigenaren van The Tea Lab en houden van concepten bedenken. Zo is Daily Wok ook hun brain child en sinds 6 weken dus ook The Tea Lab. 'Waarom wordt er overal zoveel tijd en aandacht besteed aan koffie maar krijg je bij alle horecagelegenheden een simpele doos thee?', dachten zij. En met hun lab willen ze tonen dat je veel meer kunt doen met thee dan een simpel zakje Earl Grey. Hou je trouwens niet van thee of zoetigheid dan hebben ze natuurlijk ook hele goede koffie en heerlijke broodjes, soepjes en salades!

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Het immens populaire bubble tea kun je bij The Tea Lab ook krijgen, alleen in 2.0 variant. Er staan een aantal varianten op het menu maar wat is beter dan een bubble tea? Juist, je eigen bubble tea samenstellen! Aan de I-pad bar kun je zelf kiezen wat je erin wilt, ananas, groene thee, bubbles, poppings, fruit, zoet of juist niet, beetje melk en nog tig andere opties kun je kiezen om jouw perfecte bubble tea, (koude) latte of warme thee samen te stellen. 

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Maar dit was niet een luie zondagmiddag waarbij wij yelpers alleen maar hoefden te zitten en te proeven, nee, nee, nee! Als eerst was er een theequiz waarbij we met een aantal vragen een heleboel weetjes wijzer zijn geworden over thee. Weet jij bijvoorbeeld wat het verschil is tussen rooibos en zwarte thee? Of hoe oolong thee eruit ziet? Wij dus wel! Na de quiz was het tijd voor de foto battle, in 10 minuten tijd kreeg ieder de kans om foto's te uploaden en Elianne koos uiteindelijk deze mooie foto van Frank. Gedurende de middag hebben we allerlei zoete en hartige gerechtjes mogen proeven, sweet pumpkin pie, fudge, tomaat/paprika soepjes, mini-sandwiches en mini-cupcakes!

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Na de foto's was het hoog tijd voor the bubble battle… De aanwezigen werden in 3 groepen verdeeld en nadat werd uitgelegd hoe bubble tea wordt gemaakt mochten ze zelf aan de slag. Ik deed een 'blinde' test en koos de winnende tea. Deze bubble tea wordt namelijk dé Yelp tea en zal volgende week tijdens de 'Yelp Tea For Free' gratis worden weggegeven bij The Tea Lab. De winnende combo is een combinatie van honeydew, ananas en lychee, yummmmm!

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Lieve yelpers, bedankt voor jullie aanwezigheid, gezelligheid en enthousiasme! Zonder jullie zou het geen feestje zijn geweest <3

Elianne, Yun en het hele team van The Tea Lab, bedankt voor de goede zorgen en de onvergetelijke middag!! Lisa bedankt voor de foto's, ze zijn prachtig!

Kun je geen genoeg krijgen van dit event? Dan kun je de foto's hier bekijken, de reviews hier lezen en mijn profiel hier bekijken. Heel veel liefs & keep on yelpin'!!!

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Meryem S | Community Manager Yelp Rotterdam

Last Sunday we've had a high tea, and it was marvelous dahlin'! The amazing team of The Tea Lab made sure we had an amazing time! Owners Elianne and Yun are the epitome of multeatasking, they were kind of tired that a lot of bizzes pay attention to coffee but not to tea and they want to show Rotterdam (and the world, duh!) that there's a lot more to do with tea. So next to 36 flavors of tea there's also Bubble tea! And if tea's not your cup of tea that's no biggie, they have the best barista in town for awesome coffee.

Let me tell you that it was a jam packed afternoon, no lazing around on this Sunday….First there was a tea quiz that taught us loads of new things about tea. During the quiz we got to taste all kinds of sweets, fudge, chocolate cake, sweet pumkin pie and mini cupcakes. And off course there was a lot of tea for us all to try out.

After the quiz it was time for the big bubble battle! The yelpers were paired up to create their own Yelp tea and I got blindfolded at the end to test and choose the best flavor. The winning tea had honeydew, mango and pineapple in it and will be given away for free during Yelp's Tea For Free!

Sweet lovely yelpers thanks again for reminding me each and every time why I love my job so much, you guys are amazing! Lisa the pics are amazing, you're the best and thanks a million to the great team of The Tea Lab who took care of us and made everyone leave with a big smile on their face <3

Untill next time but in the mean time just keep on yelpin'

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