General Tea

We've compiled a trove of fun information and stories about our favorite subject: tea! Read on to learn more about our favorites, the history of different teas, and more.

Coffee to Tea How To Switch

If you're used to your morning beverage of choice being a mean cup of joe, you might be thinking... Tea tastes like water. Will I like switching from coffee to tea? We've taken some of this guess work out by coming up with our select favorites if you are ready to switch from coffee to tea.

Benefits of Greek Mountain Tea

This article contains information on the various health benefits of Greek Mountain tea as well as links to purchase. Greek mountain tea is one of the herbs covered in the Blue Zones Netflix documentary.

Tea and Food Pairings for Summer Barbecues

It's grilling season, and what better way to elevate your delicious barbecue feast than exploring the world of tea and food pairings? I know, some of you want to know the best teas to pair with burgers, chicken, grilled fish, hotdogs and sausages… And there are teas that will go especially well with these items. While we won’t get into the specifics, we can make some simple recommendations:

What is the best loose tea for iced tea?

There are hundreds, if not thousands of teas available. Many of them can be iced, but some make better iced teas than others. So out of all these teas, which ones are recommended? We've done the homework for you with over 15 years of experience serving iced teas in our popular tea cafes.

Artificial and Natural Flavors in Tea Explained

Flavoring tea is a process almost as old as tea itself, and originally flowers and other fragrant botanicals were layered in the tea which readily absorbed their aromas. Jasmine is a classic example. While botanicals, fruits and spices are still used, some blenders use additional flavors to achieve the desired taste.

How to Make Iced Tea

In this guide, we'll teach you way the many different methods to brewing iced tea. So, grab your favorite tea leaves and some ice cubes as we get ready to savor the coolness, one sip at a time!