Argo Tea, a Chicago-based retailer, is selling some of their drinks at a newer Coffee & Bagels hybrid shop in Edina. The store is a partnership between Caribou Coffee and Einstein Bros. Bagels, with the newest addition being Argo Tea.
An Argo specialty is bubble tea. Bubble tea is similar to an iced latte except made with tea instead of coffee and with tapioca pearls added in. Since tapioca pearls aren’t for everyone, Argo uses coconut pearls. “Cold-brew beverages are really booming in popularity, and customers want an alternative beverage that is cold and isn’t coffee,” says Bri Bauer, public relations manager for Caribou Coffee. It is important to note that not all Argo drinks, including bubble tea, are available at these hybrid-type stores. Look for black tea coconut and green tea raspberry bubble tea flavors at the Edina location.