Support local journalism. Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Krungthep Tea Time's new 'unicorn' drink is the most Instagrammable beverage ever

Posted By on Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 10:42 AM

  • Photo courtesy Krungthep Tea Time on Instagram
In our 2016 Bite restaurant guide, we pinpointed "rainbow food" as a hot culinary trend for 2016, and it looks like Orlando is about to get some of its own.

Winter Park's own Thai tea house, Krungthep Tea Time, recently named one of the hottest restaurants in Orlando by Zagat (geographic error notwithstanding, since Winter Park is not Orlando), recently unveiled its new rainbow "unicorn" drink that will be making its way onto the menu very soon. And it's beyond camera-ready.

The drink is, presumably, a take on the ultra-gorgeous orange-yuzu tea served at other Thai tea houses in New York and Los Angeles, specifically at Pearl's Finest Teas in West Hollywood.

According to Krungthep's post, the drink is made with all-natural colors and flavors. We're guessing that lovely azure color comes from butterfly pea flower, which has colored teas and beverages for centuries. More conjecture: The pink comes from hibiscus tea and the orange and yellow from the yuzu (an Asian citrus) and oranges.

We hope we're right, but then again, who cares how it tastes when you've got the most photogenic tea on the planet on your feed.

Krungthep Tea Time
1051 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park

Tags: , , , , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected].

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Related Locations


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 19, 2022

View more issues


© 2022 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation