Will Cheese Tea Take Off in the U.S.?...

okwhatever.org | 2019-02-27 19:11 UTC

Fromage lattes are popular in Asia, but are they worth all the fuss?

If I were a tourist, emerging out of the 7th Street/Metro Center subway station in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles for the first time, I'd immediately duck into Little Fluffy Head Cafe, a brightly colored tea shop five blocks south of the subway stop.

L.A.’s downtown neighborhood continues to pitch dramatically between its rough and seedy past and its new status as an up-to-the-minute nexus of culture and cool. It can be more than a little overwhelming for anyone, especially a first-timer to the City of Angels.

Little Fluffy Head Cafe, with its seating that looks like edible candy dots and walls dedicated to esoteric design magazines that no one you know actually reads, boasts a familiar Instagram aesthetic. What is also familiar, at least at first glance, is the variety of colorful and creamy teas on offer, each topped with a white frothy cap. That cap, however, is not what you think it is.

Instead of whipped-up milk, it’s made of cheese — melted cream cheese, heavy whipping cream, and "a pinch of Himalayan pink salt," to be exact. What’s more is Little Fluffy Head is the only place in DTLA where you can find this particular beverage. It's the kind of baby-step outside of the norm that sets off your sense of adventure in a new place. A bit of liquid courage, if you will.

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By smalldogsrule on 2019-02-27 19:11 UTC
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