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Black Tea

Move Over, Bitters—Tea Is Bringing the Flavor to Cocktails

Tea has come a long way since being steeped in your grandmother’s kitchen. Increasingly, tea leaves are being used in cooking and baking; afternoon tea service is becoming a hospitality staple, and...
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Best kind of loose leaf tea?

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by DormStudent 12 months ago

I have never had loose leaf tea, but recently as a moving gift I was given a diffuser cup. Although I mainly use it to make coffee (since the kitchens machine is broken) I was planning on trying lo...

Black tea served at Boiling Point

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by learntocookchinese 1 year ago

The black tea at Boiling Point (San Jose) is delicious. This is the standard black tea you get at lunchtime. Does anyone have any insight to what kind of tea it is? Is there sugar added?

Looking for a full-bodied decaf black tea

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by Paladar 12 years ago

A friend was recently banished from caffeine by her doctor and has been looking for a flavorful (not flavored) black tea ever since. Her favorite regular black tea is PG Tips but she's found that t...

TWG Tea Opening on Georgia St

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by Sam Salmon 3 years ago

High end Tea continues to appear on offer today driving by on Georgia St who did I spot but TWG Tea- it turns out they're opening their first North American store in the old UTM space. Looking @...

Time-Slices of Tea: How to brew gong-fu style

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by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Chowhound alum, C. Thi Nguyen has written a primer on brewing gong fu style tea. Such a pleasure to read him again, doing what he does best, spreading the love of obscure aesthetic things.

Vancouver Tea Festival-Who Knew?

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by Sam Salmon 3 years ago

Proof positive that I have to get out more the third annual Vancouver Tea Festival is almost upon us! http://www.vancouverteafestival.ca/

Looking for a (perfect) large teapot!

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by imanewbie 3 years ago

I'm looking for the perfect teapot for when I entertain. Needs to be for 10 cups at least. I love a glass teapot because of lack of odor retention (and I love seeing the color of tea and expans...

Searching for an authentic chai recipe

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by ledziana 4 years ago

I spent about a month in India in January and I drank a lot of chai (as I'm sure anyone who has been to India has) and ever since, I haven't been able to find a comparable cup. I've tried to make i...

Right black tea for Boba/Bubble milk tea?

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by maniac000 3 years ago

Has anyone had any luck on finding the right type of black/red tea for boba/bubble tea? (I've seen a super old post about using Nestea powder for it). I've used Lipton, Foojoy Lichee Black Tea, ...

Warehouse Sale // Teance Fine Teas

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by katteance 4 years ago

Annual Warehouse Clearance Sale Some of the finest teas in the world are moving on! This is the chance to stock up on premium teas at less than teabag prices! Clearing out teas, teaware, and pot...

Tea is making me sick??

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by tokyopix 4 years ago

I have always been a tea drinker. I prefer black tea. I start every morning with a loose-leaf keemun. Just recently I've begun to feel quite ill after my morning tea. Even just a few sips. It star...

Good flavor decaf tea..is there such a thing??

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by Richie 15 years ago

Because of health reasons a friend of mine can't drink caffeinated beverages. Is there any decaf black tea out there with flavor left in it such as tetley,lipton,red rose or any upscale brands? Tha...

Selection of loose-leaf black tea in TO?

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by trombasteve 10 years ago

Can anyone offer any good suggestions for places with a good selection of loose-leaf black teas? I've tried a few places but have inevitably found a good selection of green teas, and an extensive...

How, when and why (if) you started drinking your coffee black

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by CulinaryKate 13 years ago

Okay, I'm 24. While this is not young, I have had at least 8 years of coffee drinking in my life. I still drink it with cream and sweetener. For some reason, I think of this as an anti-chowish t...

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