This past weekend I made the trek to Brooklyn for the annual Coffee & Tea Festival NYC. Here's the tea on one of my favorite local events.
Last week I attended a tea and cheese pairing with the French Cheese Board and Harney & Sons. My favorite pairing was Comté and a smoky Lapsang Souchong.
Nested on a quiet block in the East Village, you'll find a shop that brings Japanese culture and delicious matcha to NYC. Tea master Souheki Mori will gracefully whisk you up a bowl of usucha. Pair it with traditional sweets for a truly authentic experience.
A wonderful afternoon of tea with friends in NYC; courtesy of La Colombe, Rishi Tea, and the International Culinary Center.
The Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar. It usually falls somewhere in late September or early October. For 2017, today is the big day! Many activities are enjoyed including sharing a family meal, gazing at the full moon, lighting lanterns, and eating a special type of pastry called mooncakes. The roots of this festival actually go back over 3,000 years. In the past, emperors worshipped the moon in order to ensure a good harvest. Although most people no longer depend on the agricultural harvest for their livelihoods, the tradition continues to this day. When Pearl River Mart reached out to me about reviewing…
Floating Mountain is a beautiful tea house in NYC that will make you forget where you are. I recommend trying the Anji Bai Cha!