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…

Tea with TLC at KIVA

If you haven’t yet discovered this NW gem, you’ll want to put it on your go to list. Tucked into the charming residential area of NW PDX, KIVA offers tea and a cafe menu to please your palate and spa services to pamper the rest of you. Tea is given top billing here which makes…

Make It A Green Tea Wedding

Calling all brides. Here’s an easy way to “go green” and provide a fun take home gift for your guests. Stash Tea is offering FREE downloadable sticker templates. Pick your favorite herbal (my own Mint Romance would be perfect) or green tea (like my addiction, Jasmine Pearls) and fill a pillow box or mini-tin. Then…

Travel Tea Tumbler

Tea Bud readers know that I’m not a fan of Teavana tea or products but I was gifted their new Contour Tea Tumbler and have to admit I’m loving it. Here’s why: 1) Large 16 oz container brews 2 cups of tea; 2) removable stainless mesh brew basket is fine enough to keep out even…