I returned to Teany (Rivington and Ludlow) for the first time in months this past week hoping that things had improved. (Teany had been in danger of closing a while back and had to make drastic changes such as eliminating most of the menu, their take-out next door, etc) Their excellent tea list has stayed the same thankfully but their menu has suffered a bit. Their tofu cheesecake now has an oddly textured crust and is only offered in one flavor (they used to have several). Their sandwich selection is now limited. Also the staff is overwhelmed- they were always on the slow side but this past time that I went I saw several people leave...I decided to wait the 25 minutes to be served (guess I am a glutton for punishment:} ) I still recommend Teany for those who LOVE tea because they have an amazing selection, their coffee is excellent as are their italian sodas (yum). However, skip the food- it is not worth the wait.