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    In Pursuit of Tea Nantou Si Ji Chun Oolong

    This is a lightly oxidized oolong from Taiwan. The dark green leaves were small and tightly rolled. According to In Pursuit of Tea, they are hand sorted. This results in a more expensive tea but a much higher quality end…

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    In Pursuit of Tea Darjeeling 2nd Flush

    This tea is from the Jungpana Tea Estate in the Mahanadi Valley. It is the only Darjeeling estate that is only accessible by walking. The dry leaves were small and dark in color with a twisted appearance. I made this…

  • Travel

    Tea Places: In Pursuit of Tea

    I recently had the pleasure of attending a tea and cheese tasting at In Pursuit of Tea’s new shop on Crosby Street in Soho. I’m going a little link crazy in this one but I really want to recognize the…