A Sense of Sencha

Next to jasmine, sencha is my preferred choice of green tea. Both, however, are only as good as the source which leads the field wide open to disappointing results. When I was serving teas back in the early 90’s, most of the sencha on the scene was low grade and used by merchants looking for a…

Special Deal from Jasmine Pearl

One of my favorite tea merchants is marking 8 years of fine tea. To celebrate, Jasmine Pearl Tea Merchants is offering special savings during the month of November. Buy 2 oz of any tea and get 10% off. Buy 4 oz and get 20% off. If you’re lucky enough to live in the PDX area,…