Friday, June 7, 2013

Tea Places: Press Tea

You might remember that I was excited  about a new tea place that would be opening soon when I attended the New York Coffee and Tea Festival. +Press Tea  finally opened their doors and Jason and I stopped in a few weeks ago. It was a suddenly chilly night so we were happy just to get inside and drink something warm. The decor was chic and welcoming at the same time. I loved the comfy couch and fun pillows. The classic jazz soundtrack was relaxing without being sleepy.Who doesn't love a little Louis Armstrong on a rainy Friday night?

It took us a few minutes to decide on what to order since I was a bit mired in all of the coffee terminology. The staff was friendly and helpful, eventually guiding me to order a Wild Himalayan black teapuccino with caramel. Jason ordered a Cape Town Caramel Macchiato. I was proud of him for trying something new and going outside of his comfort zone. Decadent, sweet and comforting are all words that I would use to describe both of our drinks. My Wild Himalayan was unbelievably chocolaty. I couldn't believe how foamy it was. I'm not usually a big fan of rooibos but I took a sip of Jason's drink and it was very good. We'll definitely be going back soon to try some of their iced teas. I think that Press Tea will do very well because they are offer a unique product, very different from any of the tea places nearby.

You can find out more about this tea place here.

For more tea places in NYC, make sure you check out this map of my list on FourSquare!

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