Tapioca and Crepe Store ‘Pearl Lady’ Collaborates with Sanrio Character Cogimyun

13.April.2022 | FOOD

Pearl Lady, a tapioca and crepe specialty shop, will begin selling a special crepe inspired by the Sanrio character Cogimyun starting April 8, 2022! These gorgeous treats will be available at participating Pearl Lady locations while supplies last.

 

Cogimyun’s Sparkling Strawberry Crepe

 

 

Cogimyun’s Sparkling Strawberry Crepe, topped with a Cogimyun cookie, includes sweet and sour strawberry cream. 

 

The dough, made with tapioca flour, offers a slightly chewy texture with a rich milk and butter flavor. Customers will also receive a special sticker as a purchase bonus. Be sure to enjoy the new Cinnamoroll drink available at Pearl Lady’s sister shop CHABAR!

CHABAR x Cinnamoroll Collaboration Drink

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