Heart Healthy Tea Habits

We're all looking for that magic bullet — that super food which will melt off pounds, make us look ten years younger and keep your heart beating like an atomic clock. I hate to disappoint you, but there is no such panacea. However, thanks to over 1000 ongoing clinical studies across the globe, tea has…

Tea for Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was an early “foodie” and his great passion for food and drink included Chinese teas, both black and green.   According to the archives of Monticello, Jefferson’s financial records and correspondence show consistent purchases of tea and provide valuable information about the kinds and amounts of tea he and his family drank. The few…

Taking Tea in Tokyo

The Summer Olympics will be hosted in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 and many travelers will be visiting the city with tea on their minds. If it's a classical afternoon tea they desire, the lobby lounge of the Ritz Carlton offers a sumptuous teatime with an unmatched view. The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo Lobby Lounge. Photo courtesy Ritz-Carlton.…