Keeping a Tea Log

So, you are well on your way to being a truly Picky Tea Drinker — congratulations! But what was the scrumptious tea you tried the other day that knocked your tea-loving socks off? You think and think but can’t remember. And what was the perfect steeping time for that Dou Yun Mao Jian from Guizhou …

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Refuting Tea Misinformation, Politely

It's a conundrum: The world is rife with tea misinformation, and those of us who love this beverage often find ourselves wincing at one of the many tea misunderstandings that often come up in conversation or online. Nobody likes a know-it-all, of course, so I often just keep my mouth shut (or my fingers off …

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Offbeat Tea Houses and Cafés

If you're looking for some place to go for tea, you're in luck. According to the Tea Association of the USA, the number of tearooms in the United States alone has increased from about 200 a decade and a half ago to almost three thousand nowadays. With all of those tea houses springing into action …

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