The Boba Diplomacy of Taiwan

Take your tea with a splash of politics

About a month ago, I came across something kind of atrocious yet oddly beautiful trending on Twitter. It was a photo from a Domino’s in Taiwan of its new boba milk tea pizza. It looked like it could tasteOK? A cheap crust topped with milk-tea sauce, mozzarella, honey, and tapioca pearls: As fast-food dessert pizzas go, it looked stickily inviting.