Tea

    iFest: Ireland in Boston (And Win Tickets!)

    … the barrels apart and showing how whiskey is distilled. For something nonalcoholic, you could attend a Bewley’s Irish Tea Party with a Boston pastry chef, Maura Kilpatrick. You can order tickets online here, and avoid waiting in line at the event to purchase tickets. A General Admission session ticket costs $60 or get a VIP ticket for $110. There…

    1 readers - By The Passionate Foodie

    Lodi Native: Master Class in Old Vine Zin

    … and black cherries) with cranberry and strawberries, some roses, sweet barbecue sauce and black pepper. On the palate, this wine is juicy and freshly textured with fine acid. Charcoal and pepper accent the ripe black cherries, Bordeaux cherries and strawberries. Notes of black tea and crushed rocks mix with sweet spice and barbecue sauce. Fresh, juicy…

    7 readers - By Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    Rant: Iced Tea Tragedy

    …During the summer, I drink fresh brewed, unsweetened iced tea every day. It is refreshing, thirst-quenching and doesn't have the sugar content of sodas and other such drinks. In addition, it is cheap, roughly 3 cents a serving if made at home. I don't stop drinking iced tea when the seasons change. I continue drinking it daily through fall, winter…

    10 readers - By The Passionate Foodie

    Chanoyu Japanese tea ceremony performed by a tea master in Monaco

    … The precise and thoughtful movements of a Japanese hostess or a tea master when performing traditional tea ceremony, known in Japan as Chanoyu, have highly spiritual as well as psychological value to all participants. Chanoyu Japanese tea ceremony performed by a tea master at Hotel du Paris The gentle strokes of a Japanese woman during…

    7 readers - By Winebeing

    Éko Coffee Bar and Tea House

    … that they provide two different pitchers of ice water with a different fruit immersed in each. But the best part of this new spot is how much fun the staff has making all their drinks and eats. I’ve seen people take joy in customer service so rarely, and eavesdropping on their conversations while I’m supposedly working makes the afternoon pass faster. Not that I would ever do such a thing, of course. Éko Coffee Bar and Tea House 1075 B St. Downtown Hayward Website Reviewed 1 Feb and 5 Feb 2014. by…

    By Rebecca Gomez Farrell