San Francisco is a city that lives on the cutting edge of just about everything. Which is why it makes perfect sense for the City by the Bay to feature an EDM-themed bubble tea bar. How we made it this long without one remains a mystery.
Gosu, the aforementioned bubble tea-meets-EDM hangout hopes to open beneath a healing center on Clement Street late this month or early next year. The new bar will serve up $5.50 bubble tea and $7-$8 Asian-inspired snacks, including "frushi", aka: fruit sushi. The 1000-square foot space will also feature a gaming area that includes the likes of "Super Mario Cart" and "Super Smash Brothers." Naturally Gosu will play EDM music over speakers and display EDM music videos coordinated with LED lights. Occasional guest spots by an array of DJs are also in the works for Gosu. (EDM, for the uninitiated, stands for electronic dance music.)
"It's not about drugs or anything like that," 22-year old Gosu owner Joey Tran told Eater SF, explaining that his inspiration for Gosu is the concept of "PLUR: peace, love, unity, and respect."
"You know how you go into a bar and see people fighting sometimes because they’re drunk,” Tran said to Eater. “But you don’t see that at a rave because we believe in the concept of PLUR. That’s why I incorporated that.”
How Tran plans to incorporate his PLUR concept into a bubble tea EDM bar remains to be seen, but you can bet your Mario Cart we're planning on checking it out.
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