Tea in BC 2017

It had been almost four years since I last sipped my way through Victoria, BC and I was eager to return. My visit there seven weeks ago didn’t disappoint. Murchie’s, of course, was my first stop. Offering one of the best examples of a modern tea salon steeped in history, an exquisite pastry and pot of Jasmine…

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…

Tea Buds visits Morocco

Take a trip to Morocco courtesy of Mint Tea in Vancouver, WA. The decor, menu and music transport you to the kasbah in a matter of minutes. And if you want to experience tea Moroccan style, owner Jenna Eckhart is just the gal to see. You can even purchase traditional tea canisters. “They come in…

Happy Sparrow still Chirping

 “My wife is having a love affair with this place,” was the customer comment I overheard yesterday at Happy Sparrow in SE PDX. And who can blame her? Fresh from the oven sweet or savory kolaches, seasonal barista concoctions, a great selection of loose leaf teas and the friendliest service in town. What’s not to…