Celebrate this Irish holiday in a Chinese restaurant serving Japanese green tea ice cream! Not only is ice cream made with green tea healthy for you, it is a unique way to spend quality time with friends and family on St. Patrick’s Day.
Green tea ice cream is especially popular in Japan (its country of origin) and in other parts of East Asia.
Did You Know? Baskin Robbins and Haagen-Dazs both make versions of green tea ice cream. So you can take a pint to go and enjoy at your leisure!
If you feel especially adventurous, make green tea at home!
Green tea lowers the chances of heart disease and decreases the risk of developing certain types of cancer. In fact, the flavonoids (found in plant products) in green tea are in higher proportions than its vegetable counterparts.
Chen’s, a Chinese restaurant in Chicago’s north side, serves up green flair in the form of green tea ice cream:
3506 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60657
Sunday through Thursday: 4 pm - 11 pm
Friday through Saturday: 4 pm - Midnight