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Support your community. Celebrate restaurants.
Eat well.

Taste America 2023–24 focuses on the unique
perspectives of chefs and the impact they
have in their respective communities. Together,
this cohort, known as the TasteTwenty, will
collaborate throughout the year at a kickoff
event, pop-up dinners, and walk-around tastings,
spotlighting the breadth of culinary creativity
across the country. Presented by Capital One,
Taste America brings James Beard Foundation
programming around the country to 20 markets
between July 2023 and March 2024. 

James Beard Foundation named Karma Lee


Karma Lee, our owner is chosen to represent Washington State as a Winter Fellow for the Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Cohort with the James Beard Foundation. This program is renowned in its work to empower female entrepreneurs by bringing together some of the brightest minds in business today for gender-specific training that has astoundingly successful results.

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Feature on: King 5 Evening 

Bobae Featured On Curiocity

"If you’re a fan of bubble tea then you absolutely can’t miss Bobae. If you haven’t heard of it yet, this spot offers boba donuts among many other unique and delicious menu items. So if you’re in the mood to try something new this week we’d recommend this."

Explore Washington State Recommends Bobae

Feature on: The Seattle Times

Bobae Donates to Healthcare Frontline Professionals During COVID 19

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Feature on: Q13 Fox News

We met small business owners Karma and Joey Lee of Bobae Coffee and Tea located in Woodinville. The ship prides itself on using high quality and house-made ingredients. 

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Mikey Chen

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Bobae on
TikTok by Foodie Teena 

King 5 Evening Magazine

Named Bobae NW Social Media Stars

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TOP 10 Most
Instagrammable Cafe in Seattle


Bobae Kirkland on
Seattle Refined

"You would be hard-pressed to find a harder-working couple who loves their community as hard as they do. “People before profit” is their motto and it has served them well."
                                              -- Jeff Totey, Seattle Refined

Bobae Coffee & Tea 
On 425 Magazine 


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Seattle Refined Article 
                   On Bobae

Bobae Kirkland on
Seattle Pi & MSN Lifestyle

“When you come in, it's a first name basis. You're not number 86,” he says. “We do everything that we can in our kitchen, and do the best of our abilities to make it farm-to straw, but we also work on human connection. We believe in the community.” 
                                              -- Naomi Tomky

Feature on: King 5 Evening 

King 5 Evening - Video 

Bobae Known for Best         Dessert in Washington

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