Sharetea Bringing Hope And Boba To Westwood; More News…

Signs of life in Westwood Village…  After an alarming number of eateries closed recently, it’s good to see some plucky contenders attempting the risky area.  It was originally reported earlier this year that Taiwanese boba brand Sharetea was going into the space previously occupied by The Poke at 935 Broxton.  But that didn’t happen for some reason.  Now window paper covering the front of the old Nushii location at 1055 Broxton is announcing Sharetea’s intent to move in.  And I also previously reported House of Meatball’s closure back in September in order to “freshen up”.  Readers have been quick to point out that, despite other Westwood restaurants that have closed for remodeling only to eventually permanently close soon after, House of Meatballs has happily reopened at 1076 Gayley.

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Sharetea Bringing Boba From Taiwan To Westwood Soon…

We all know that Westwood has a fickle food scene.  So we probably shouldn’t be surprised that mysterious The Poke, opened a little over a year ago at 935 Broxton, has thrown in the towel.  And taking its place?  A banner announcing Sharetea is hanging on the front.  Sharetea is a massive boba tea brand from Taiwan with an astonishing 450 stores in 18 countries.

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The Poke Grand Opening In Westwood

Ahhh poke, will we never tire of you?  Just when you think that there couldn’t possibly be room for one more raw fish shop, one pops up.  It looks like the hungry students at UCLA have yet another choice when it comes to the Hawaiian specialty.  The Poke  is now in grand opening  at their 935 Broxton Ave. location in Westwood.  In addition to poke, they also feature “hot plates”, bowls, fried rice, and tempura on their menu that you can read more about here.

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