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    Sunday Sundae at T Shop – Round Two

    Back in August I attended an awesome ice cream social type event called Sunday Sundae. It was a blast so I was super excited when I found out that there would be a round two. It also just happened to be on my day off. Somehow I was the first one to arrive. I was ok with that since +T Shop is a great place to just relax and hang out. I had a chance to chat a bit with the master ice cream maker himself, Max Falkowitz (formally of Serious Eats, now at Saveur). Although I was excited to dig into the cold stuff, the fall weather had me seriously craving the Royal Milk…

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    Sunday Sundae at T Shop

    I started of this week with a bang by attending Sunday Sundae. The event was a collaboration of some really talented tea folks. Max Falkowitz of Serious Eats (I know you’ve all seen me share his articles) served up tea infused ice cream. Theresa from +T Shop shared some of her wonderful teas and Lisa of +Tiny Pinecone Teahouse and Bakeshop provided the sweets. You might ask yourself, how do these things fit together? It’s a tea twist on a coffee dessert called an affogato. Ice cream is topped with a shot of espresso, or tea in this case. It was an incredibly hot and humid day so I was immediately drawn to the giant container of…

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    Tea Places: T Shop

    It seems that SoHo has become tea central in New York City. This neighborhood is home to some of my favorite haunts such as Harney & Son’s and Palais de Thes. When a friend told me about T Shop, a new spot that just opened on Elizabeth Street, I just had to check them out. It was a bit hard to find, but I recognized the psychic sign (a separate business) on the door from their Instagram. At the end of a long hallway, I walked through the glass door and was immediately transported. The space was incredibly quiet and serene. One of the owners, Theresa, and another patron were the only two…