International tea franchise Gong Cha is hosting a soft opening throughout the week of Aug. 15-19 at 9105 W. Sam Houston Parkway, Ste. 400, Houston. A grand opening is slated for Aug. 20-21 and will feature discounted beverages.

The business offers boba, milk tea, tea lattes, slush drinks, milk coffee, brewed teas and bubble waffles. Gong Cha has more than 1,800 cafes across 20 countries, according to its corporate website. 346-291-3440.