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…

Pu-Erh Power

Numi Tea has got a push going on for Pu-Erh. Their “Pu-Erh To The People” campaign kicked off last month and will run through the end of December 2013. Look for free samples of the heady black tea at your local New Seasons along with coupons for $1.00 off any box of Pu-Erh. Numi offers…

Allegro Hits the Spot

I’ve got a new favorite bagged tea. Allegro’s Queen Bee Balance from their organic herbal wellness line. As inexpensive bagged teas go, this one delivers surprisingly good flavor. I love the blend of rose petals and vanilla plus the hint of cranberry. Herbal additions of dandelion, alfalfa, chaste tree berry and spearmint are very subtle…