Tea in BC 2017

It had been almost four years since I last sipped my way through Victoria, BC and I was eager to return. My visit there seven weeks ago didn’t disappoint. Murchie’s, of course, was my first stop. Offering one of the best examples of a modern tea salon steeped in history, an exquisite pastry and pot of Jasmine…

What’s Brewing in Space?

If you didn’t catch the launch yesterday or read this morning’s news, there’s buzz around British astronaut, Maj. Tim Peake. Seems the major is going to be trying out a new tea-making process in an attempt to brew the first decent cup of tea in space. For the last year, astronauts got their caffeine fix via the ISSpresso, a…

Give Tiesta a Try!

Any tea that is sold in bulk bins at Safeway or online from Walmart has me skeptical from the start … but two facts motivated me to at least give Tiesta Tea a try. 1: The creators are from Chicago. 2: They came up with the idea while visiting a Czech tea house in Prague….