Enjoy these Taiwanese treats

A La Carte

February 18, 2024

Story By: Stephanie Lopes | Photos by: Lawrence Tabudlo

Pudding & Q Mochi Milk Shaved Ice ($12 medium; $14.75 large)

Lunar New Year might have ended, but Meet Fresh in Ala Moana Center invites guests to enjoy good fortune and sweet treats year-round.

The spacious dessert shop showcases Taiwanese teas and treats made from high-quality ingredients, even importing some signature toppings from its kitchen in Taiwan.

“We aim to bring our customers the most authentic and delicious desserts with an unforgettable dining experience,” says Eric Li, the Ala Moana franchisee.

Cold Purple Rice Signature ($9.75) is a sweet and comforting porridge-like dessert that combines taro, sweet potato taro balls and rice balls.

Hot Red Bean Soup Signature ($9.75) warms the soul with fragrant red beans surrounded by bestselling toppings, including taro balls, sesame rice balls and boba.

Taro Ball Tofu Pudding ($9) features a rich and satisfying soy aroma from its non-GMO tofu.

“The recommended items not only have a fortunate meaning in Taiwanese culture but are also traditional desserts,” adds

Li. “In addition, the portion is significant, the toppings are abundant and the dessert is delicious!

“Not only do we have iconic signature desserts served in the store, but we will have more exciting new dessert items coming this year,” continues Li.

A Tuesday deal is released monthly and other specials add to the sweet allure of Meet Fresh. Stay up-to-date on the eatery’s specials and new items by following @meetfreshusa on Instagram.

“We hope our customers can enjoy a wonderful time with us, and we become a part of their daily life experience,” concludes Li.

1450 Ala Moana Blvd no 1320, Honolulu, HI 96814

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