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Re: OT: Chinese

From:Garth Wallace <gwalla@...>
Date:Friday, January 16, 2004, 8:44
Trebor Jung wrote:
> What is Durian Pearl Drink?
Durian fruit is a type of fruit that smells godawful. A "pearl drink" is a cold sweet drink, frequently made with milk, which has balls of tapioca at the bottom. Usually served in a plastic cup with a straw (extra wide straw so the tapioca "pearls" can go through). Probably invented in East Asia. They've become popular in the U.S. near college campuses probably due to large numbers of asian students. The capuccino ones taste mighty good. So, a durian pearl drink is a durian-flavored drink with tapioca pearls.