Archive for October, 2007

If you’ve ever wanted to become a tea taster, you could probably learn a thing or two from Atanoo Baroowa. Mr. Baroowa sits down with us to discuss tasting, auctions and a whole lot more. Advertisements


[Public Flickr photo courtesy user moosh] Asia is bemoaning the loss of the traditional tea ceremony. With good reason too, as this recent Reuters report points out. From Beijing to Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong and Taipei, fast-paced modern life means that tea has little appeal for Asian youth who don’t have the patience to wait […]


We didn’t write a whole lot in September (or August for that matter), but we did read quite a bit. Here are some of our favorites: 1. Chow put together an interesting series of video clips with James Norwood Pratt, on topics ranging from tea at Peets vs. Starbucks (Peets gets a thumbs up), the […]