Food

Tea Time

January 3, 2018

Tea Time

It’s freezing outside and we’re not even a month into winter. Visit one of these tea houses to stay warm and switch the scenery up. These quaint locations are perfect for an afternoon to cozy up with bae or to chill with your crew. Don’t be fooled, the food served at tea houses are paired specifically with the tea and will easily fill you up.

 

Open late, Bosie not only features a full vegetarian menu, there’s also wine and beer available. Lunch is offered Monday to Friday, weekend brunch with dinner and tea service available seven days a week. Home to over 100 hand selected and blended loose teas, this modern tea house is for tea lovers and those wanting to learn more.
Bosie Tea Parlor
Specializing in oolong teas from Taiwan, Té hopes to educate and inspire passion with every sip. Owned by the husband and wife duo, Elena Liao and Frederic Ribeiro, the teas are sourced from her native Taiwan, meanwhile, the husband uses his sous chef skills from Per Se to pair delicious fare with the reasonably priced teas.
Té Company
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If you’re looking for a more traditional Japanese tea experience, visit Cha-An. This East Village outpost pairs tea with Japanese snacks and pastries. The chef and owner Tomoko Kato is the former apprentice to the Obama’s White House pastry chef. While wine, beer, and sake are available it’s probably best to take advantage of the extensive tea offerings. Appetizers such as tea-smoked salmon and sweet potato samosas are paired perfectly with the many varieties of tea. Cha-An also offers traditional Japanese tea ceremony starting at $15 per person on the first and third Sundays of the month.
Cha-An

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