Vienna Revisted

I’ve written several times about my fond memories of tea in Vienna with subsequent tributes to the cafes and teas I discovered there. Who knew I’d be able to revisit the experience in WA? Enter the┬áVienna Coffee Company in Lynnwood, WA. What, might you ask, does coffee have to do with tea? In this case,…

The Art of High Tea

A recent feature in CNTraveler brought back memories of high tea at The Tea Room at Harrods in London. I have never experienced anything as exquisite as the pastries served on that silver tea cart. UNLIMITED pastries, I might add. Ah, those were the days. Anyway, flash forward to 2017 and an architectural inspired array…

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 Room Discovery in Victoria

Venus Sophia Tea Room & Vegetarian Eatery isn’t a name that you’d expect to find in a Chinatown…but that’s what adds to the fun. This final stop in a rain drenched Victoria, BC last fall was a delightful discovery. The space was light and bright and managed to feel cozy despite its cavernous size and…