The incident described in this post does not constitute a mystery. Even if it is a mystery, it...Read More
Tag: Los Angeles
As much as I enjoy trying a new tea spot, sometimes a return to the familiar is even better. All week I had looked forward to dropping by Matcha Box, the first tea bar in Los Angeles devoted exclusively to matcha. I am still missing…
One would think that for a cosmopolitan city like Los Angeles, its bi-annual dineLA Restaurant Week event would have a decades-long history. Not so. The very first Restaurant Week was held in 2008, less than ten years ago.
Seldom have I enjoyed a tea-related exhibit as much as the Colors of Tea: Taiwanese Teaware and Tea Settings at the Culture Center of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles.
At 11:56 AM on Wednesday, September 21, I received this text message from my friend, Adriana: “Endeavour just passed, very close n flew slowly. It’s SOOOO COOL…!” I was sitting inside an enclosed space; the Jane Austen…
My mornings, afternoons, and evenings are consumed with tea. When I have a friend over, I brew tea. After a refreshing walk, it’s time for iced tea. After a long, hard day at work, I’m ready for a warm, sweet, chocolaty tea…
Mama’s Secret Bakery and Café is the latest addition to the stellar lineup of chic restaurants and boutiques along Third Street between La Cienega and Fairfax on Los Angeles’ Westside. It is best...Read More
Who says that LA isn’t a tea-drinking town? (Probably the same people who call LA a non-literary town.) But judging by the crowds who thronged the Japanese American National Museum a few weekends ago for the...Read More
We just completed our annual Tea Lovers Festival, which was held May 13-15 in Los Angeles. It was our biggest and best event to date – with over 1,200 tea lovers participating in tea tastings, studies, and labs, as well as...Read More
For years, the thought of climbing on an airplane made me break out in a cold sweat. Knowing that I was not alone in my discomfort with flying didn’t help. Getting on planes for the short flight from Los Angeles to Tucson,...Read More
Tasseography – or tea-leaf reading – has become a popular topic in blogs, including T Ching’s. While I love to read people’s descriptions of the art of tasseography, I have had a difficult time actually...Read More