How to Feel High From Tea
Pound a few cups of these blends to achieve mellow clarity instead of the jitters.
Meet the Brothers Making Drake's Favorite Matcha
Started from the bottom now they here.
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You're Smarter Than That
Herbal Tea is Not Medicine
But it can still help you out—provided you keep your expectations in check.
Matcha Conchas Taste Just as Amazing as They Sound
Matcha conchas are something beautiful to behold, being equally suitable for a droolworthy, close-up cameo in a Miyazaki film and a Chavo del Ocho episode. They are cloud-like in texture and barely sweet.
Why Our Founding Fathers Adored Chinese Tea
Donald Trump has painted China as the ultimate antagonist, despite the fact that it has long supplied Americans with their caffeine fix. Even George Washington was particularly fond of China's premium green tea.
The Most Authentic Matcha Tea Has Arrived in LA
SHUHARI's Matcha Café's tiny storefront in Venice is backed by the Japanese government and has some of the freshest, potent, and floral matcha products that you can find.
This Is What Tea That Costs $1,145 a Pound Tastes Like
The flavor of this En Shi Jade Dew tea is so intense at first that it throws you off guard. It also smells like a glass of warm, full-fat milk.
This Teenager Got Hepatitis from Drinking Green Tea
After drinking three cups of the tea a day, the 16-year-old was rushed to the A&E department of a Birmingham hospital with severe liver inflammation.
West Philly's Herbal Medicine Man Makes Edible Magic
West Philadelphia isn’t known as a mecca for shamans and mystics, but that's where I went in search of a medicine man who mixes secret blends of herbs into healing concoctions he sells in old whiskey bottles.
Japan’s Favorite Snack Food Is Taking Homoeroticism Out of the Closet
For years, the Japanese equivalent of the “spaghetti kiss” popularized by <i>Lady and the Tramp</i> has been the Pocky kiss. And recently the Internet is filling up with boys using Pocky to work out their homoerotic longings for each other.
Dragon Well Tea Is the Fine Wine of Hangzhou
Qing Ming is the “Tomb-Sweeping Festival,” a Chinese national holiday at the beginning of April. And while some families sweep the tombs of their ancestors in its observance, the harvesters in Longjing are busy picking the most expensive leaves of the...
I Went to a Japanese Wine Spa
In Japan, hot springs are at the top of the country's relaxation industry. They're so popular, in fact, that some spas feature flavored hot springs where you can bathe in a warm body of wine, green tea, sake, or coffee.