# Allen texas
Boba Republic brings milk tea, tapioca and a sense of community to Allen and Plano
Boba tea, smoothies and other blended drinks from Boba Republic.Courtesy of Boba Republic. As demand for it increases, there's no shortage of boba tea shops in Dallas and its northern suburbs, but David Kim wanted something more. After helping with the successful expansion and growth of his family's trampoline park business, Jumping World, Kim was eager to test his entreprenurial skills on a personal project. "I also believed there was a huge market need for a non-franchise milk tea cafe," Kim said.