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Thai Tea Leaves in the East Bay?

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Thai Tea Leaves in the East Bay?

Feta_Compli | Jul 22, 2012 12:20 PM

Hey, I live in the east Bay Area, and I really want to make my own Thai iced tea at home. Problem is, I have looked everywhere and I still can't find it. I have checked both Berkeley Bowls, Tokyo Fish Market, and in my desperation, even Whole Foods. I have had no luck at any of these places (although i did pick up some ume gum that smells like fruit roll ups at Tokyo Fish Market).

Does anyone know where I can find this elusive tea? I have given up trying to make it at home, because I don't have time to experiment to find out what spices are being used, be it star anise or vanilla or cinnamon or a combination of these. I know a lot of Thai tea leaves are basically green tea with food coloring added. As long as it is authentic, I will consider buying it.

Thanks.

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