Friday, January 30, 2009

Thusly Tea Joins All Your Recipes

Thusly Tea has been added to a "blog roll for a delicious world". The site features an assortment of international food related sites.

Highlights include featuring recipes and pictures of Italian delicacies and The Foodie List with vital information about food throughout the UK.

Monday, January 26, 2009

The Best NYC Tea Spots

The New York Observer recently published a top ten list of places for tea in New York City. Geared towards the hip-and-with-it crowd, it features some enticing venues such as Sanctuary T which appeals to a "more disheveled customer".

For the more sophisto crowd, there is this article from The New York Times published last March.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Creating the Perfect Cup of Tea

If you happen to live in the greater Rochester, NY area check out this class at the Pittsford Wegmans on January 28th. According to the Wegmans website:

If you’ve avoided trying loose leaf tea because it seemed too complicated, relax. Simplicity is the key! We have learned so much about tea, we’re excited to share our methods and techniques for making a great cup! Our tea experts will help you understand the vocabulary of teas, how to properly prepare it, what tools you need, and will answer many frequently asked questions about tea. You’ll also enjoy a light dinner along with a variety of our new whole loose leaf teas from around the world to complete this unique learning experience.

More information can be found here.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Plucker's Pick Tea Critic's Club

The online retailer Plucker's Pick is offering an interesting deal. For $5 you can join their Tea Critic's Club. This involves receiving a 1 ounce sample of their tea plus four samples from competitors such as Bigelow and Tetley. After drinking you can post your review on their website. The response so far seems to be small but positive. I intend on joining soon.

Sign up here.