A Tour of the Starbucks Mega Store in Shanghai

Starbucks established a bold presence in Shanghai last December with the opening of their two-storied Reserve Roastery, which delivers a multi-sensory, interactive coffee and tea experience like no other.¬†With 3000 stores located in 136 cities across China - including 600 in Shanghai alone¬†- the Seattle-based company is taking advantage of the booming Chinese economy, which…

All the British Tea in China

English Tea makes the cover of Shanghai Times, August 6, 2014 The Westward flow of tea out of China has been unending since the first tea was brought to Europe in the mid-1600s. Now, thanks to a growing generation of young tea drinkers enamored of Downton Abbey, British literature and Western television, that great river…