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Eddie’s Tea Chronicles: The Russian Tea Room

Eddie Pensier writes: Well naturally, one can’t go to this legendary New York restaurant with “tea” in its very name and not order tea, right? The Russian method of brewing and serving tea is a bit different to what we’re … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Tea Chronicles: Vintage Tea Ads, Five Ways

Eddie Pensier writes: “Vintage” is really superfluous: there’s no doubt these are from a very, very different era.    

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Eddie’s Tea Chronicles: Five Tea Brewing Tips

Eddie Pensier writes: Green and white tea should be brewed at lower water temperatures (75-80* degrees Celsius) than black or herbal tea (boiling 100 degree water). Too-hot water can burn the more delicate leaves and cause a bitter, over-extracted brew. … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Tea Chronicles: Confessions Of A Flavored Tea Lover

Eddie Pensier writes: I love flavored ┬átea. There, I said it. Bona fide tea snobs will shudder at this statement. These days it’s all about the pure, the single-origin, the unadulterated. It’s more sincere and authentic, and as we all … Continue reading

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