A First in Tea Brewing!

A spider crawled out of my teapot this morning. We’re talking a BIG spider. I had the leaves in the pot and when I poured in the hot water, out he came. From the spout! I’ve heard of tempest in a teapot, Spider Leg tea and the Itsy Bitsy Spider … but this was a…

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…

Tea Morrocan Style in Portland

Amidst the buzz of urban development, it’s nice to find a place that encourages people to slowly sip and savor. Housed in a modern glass tower in the PDX Pearl District, Ovation Coffee & Tea provides a surprising departure from a frantic world. Enjoy authentic Moroccan teas brewed to order with fresh (not dried) leaves….

Tea in BC

A recent stop in Victoria, BC with tea bud, Holly, confirmed that Murchie’s is still THE place to go for tea. A warm buzzing welcoming environment (especially appreciated with the torrential rain that day), friendly staff and scrumptious cafe menu all combine to make it a must for travelers. And I haven’t even gotten to…