Tea Bar Frenzy – from Minimalist in San Fran to Warm and Welcoming in Zhongshan Port, China

Shiny surfaces, bright lighting, and basic materials seem to be hallmarks of the tea bar – the latest frenzy (it’s too fast-paced and seemingly long-lasting to be called a “fad”) in the world of tea. The high-tech yet minimalist design at one end and a warm and welcoming Asian motif at the other. They have …

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Green Tea: The Early Years

When I was a younger feller I was not particularly aware of tea. But I knew enough to know that "tea" and black tea were one and the same. I'm sure there must have been a few people here in the United States - even in those unenlightened days - who drank other types of …

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