green tea

On Edge

How to Feel High From Tea

Pound a few cups of these blends to achieve mellow clarity instead of the jitters.
Mark Hay
12.6.17
drinks

Meet the Brothers Making Drake's Favorite Matcha

Started from the bottom now they here.
Natalie B. Compton
11.22.17
You're Smarter Than That

Herbal Tea is Not Medicine

But it can still help you out—provided you keep your expectations in check.
Alexandra Ossola
3.23.17
pastries

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.
Javier Cabral
1.7.17
china

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.
Clarissa Wei
10.21.16
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.
Javier Cabral
9.6.16
tea

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.
Javier Cabral
5.24.16
tea

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.
Phoebe Hurst
9.25.15
Herbs

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.
Ada Kulesza
7.31.15
Sex

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.
Alex Swerdloff
6.19.15
china

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...
Noelle Mateer
4.20.15
Booze

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.
Chris Maggio
4.1.14
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