A few days after I have return to Malaysia, I came across this news of a newly opened Cheese Tea seller, known as Chizu Drink located at Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall. Still with the hype from HEYTEA experience back at Guangzhou, I went to visit them at Sunway Pyramid, hoping that their cheese tea is as good as HEYTEA. (Read about HEYTEA uproar here!)
So I went to Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall in the afternoon to savor myself a cup of cheese tea and also to find out how well did they went. it was easy to be found, located at LG1 Central Avenue, just nearby WEBE Digital Kiosk. (Also do check out my best Cheese Tea recipe)
Considered myself lucky that the queue took less than 5 minutes, whereas I had a 1 hour queue with HEYTEA at Guangzhou.
I ordered a Jasmine Green Tea Super Flavour as the staff explained to me that Chizu Super Flavour series offer a richer and creamier cheese flavor. There was about 5 order ahead of me. So I took this opportunity to look around and snap some photos.
I’ve read on their Facebook saying that their drinks goes well with their sushi-cake (sushi sized cake) to create an unique combination. I didn’t manage to try it as I only found out about this later on.
They are currently doing an event that could win yourself a private jet ticket to fly the skies of Kuala Lumpur by snapping a selfie of yourself with the Chizu Drink. Simply post on Facebook and don’t forget to hashtag. The event runs from 15 March 2017 – 30 April 2017. Click here to submit your picture!
They do include a small instruction on how to enjoy a cup of cheese tea which is important for anyone who hasn’t tried cheese tea before.
Chizu Cheese Jasmine Green Tea Super Flavor
As I impatiently flip open the cover and got it sit on the holder, I take a sip of both the cheese and jasmine green tea, and I briefly hold in my mouth for a few quick second before swallowing the combinations. I was disappointed, as I personally think it is not up to par. Hesitating my own taste bud, I take a second sip hoping that I was wrong. To my disappointment, they did not come close to HEYTEA. The layer of cheese was too thick to the extend that it feels slightly greasy, kinda taste like over beat cream. Lacking the surprise factor that would make me ask for more. Whereas the jasmine green tea is somewhat on an average scale.
Chizu Drink is a self proclaimed first Japanese Cheese Tea in Malaysia. Being fresh in the beverages sector, specifically, tea beverages – cheese tea, could indeed land themselves on a game changing terms. With the HEYTEA’s cheese tea uproar going on in China, it is just a matter of time when would someone bring up this cheese tea trend in Malaysia. Since Chizu Drink is the first cheese tea seller on the Malaysian market, gaining an upper hand, are they going to take the cheese tea benchmark to another level? Distinguishing the standard of cheese tea before their possible competitors, the current market bubble milk tea seller enter the game. (Learn my Cheese Tea recipe here)