Milk And Honey Cafe Opening Second Location In San Gabriel

San Gabriel storefront
San Gabriel storefront
Milk and Honey Cafe

Taiwanese café and dessert shop Milk and Honey is expanding with a new restaurant opening in San Gabriel today, Friday, Sept. 7. The eatery, which is based in Artesia, recently celebrated their one-year anniversary in August.

"We want this to be a place for youths to come," manager Candace Wu told Squid Ink. "I never tried making drinks and desserts so I researched them and developed really quirky dishes. I wanted them to be both rare and aesthetically pleasing. I like to experiment with different jams and color variations." Her bingsa, a flavored shaved ice dessert, is topped with a dark purple hue while the bottom remains a retains a faint lavender color.

Wu, who hails from Taiwan, started the business with little experience in tea-making and desserts. "I really want my desserts to be pretty. For example, we'll make an ice cream and top it off with a little dog or a Doraemon character," she said.

Although the menu at the Artesia and San Gabriel locations will, for the most part, remain the same, there are a few differences. For one, there won't be waffles at the San Gabriel location -- they're going to be replaced with crepes.

The store hours are from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., and the San Gabriel restaurant will be running at 10% off promotion for a week starting Friday.

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