Cha Le Tea Merchant: Fine Chinese Teas Steeped in Tradition

Yaletown Cafe + Shop introduces premium line of high quality, single origin teas from China In February we check out the then new Cha Le Tea Merchant Cafe + Shop and sampled some very high quality teas and tasty prawn, tuna and ricotta toast. Cha Le (pronounced chah•luh), which translates to “Happy Tea,” features upwards of 20 high-quality, handpicked…

Tea Day at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

On December 15, 2013 the garden celebrates tea day In the Hall of One Hundred Rivers from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.   Take a break from holiday shopping (or do some here) and learn the history, philosophy and cultural traditions of tea, or paint some tea cups of your own. Libre Collection of Tea Glasses from LibreTea will…

CONTEST CLOSED #giveaway #contest SALONTEA $50 Gift Cert and Cookbook $100

CONTEST CLOSED CONGRATS Tracy TO WIN ALL 3 PLEASE! 1.  Tweet “#Giveaway #win #teaparty #cookbook @SALONTEAcanada @goodlifevan http://ow.ly/kWjso” 2.  Post a comment below as to which tea you love to drink 3.  Follow @SALONTEAcanada AND @goodlifevan on Twitter Contest closes Monday May 20 – winner chosen through random.org More on Salontea I have a thing for the ritual of afternoon tea.  Something about taking…

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I have a thing for the ritual of afternoon tea.  Something about taking a break and snacking on mini this and thats alongside a good pot or two of tea just does it for me.  It’s an especially good time to catch up on friends happenings, spill a little gossip and all this comes without…

Urban Tea Merchants for Mothers

A SWEET TASTE OF SOPHISTICATION FOR A BELOVED MOTHER TWG Tea, the world’s finest luxury tea brand, has created a multi-sensory experience with their array of divine creations to pique your mother’s taste buds and heart strings this Mother’s Day. Inspired by beauty and elegance, TWG Tea’s collection radiates a luxurious aura that is fit…

Urban Tea Merchant Year of The Dragon Afternoon Tea Service

To honour the Year of the Dragon The Urban Tea Merchant is offering a unique afternoon tea service in their downtown location at 1070 West Georgia Street, Vancouver.   From January 16 – January 31 Chef Michael Batoux has crafted tea infused items, along with some versions of the traditionally served items and there is even…

IT’S TIME FOR TEA

IT’S TIME FOR TEA – 2011 Canadian Coffee & Tea Show in Vancouver this Weekend Takes tea to a whole other level It may be a coffee town, but Vancouver restaurants and consumers are some of the highest tea consumers in the country – and it’s not your grandmother’s tea Whether it’s about the health benefits of…

Sakura Spring Festival at Urban Tea Merchant

Poems, such as this Haiku, are written praising the delicate Cherry Blossom flowers, which can be seen as a metaphor of life itself, luminous and beautiful yet fleeting, momentary and temporary.  The Japanese tea ceremony, Chanoyu (cha-no-yu – meaning ‘hot water for tea’) compliments this time of Spring to also celebrate beauty and even the…

French Inspired Tea at Provence

Le Grand Thé Makes A Refreshing Break When most people think of ‘afternoon tea,’ the traditions and quaint tea-rooms of England pop to mind. However, there is another, more seductive version of this elegant mid-afternoon break – the French salon de thé. In France tea is très chic. From great food emporiums, to the most…

The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – The Princess and the Tea

Take Tea at the Castle in the Heart of the City Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, The Princess and the Pea, your royal court awaits at The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver with the launch of The Princess and the Tea promotion. Beginning May 1st, 900 West will offer an enchanting afternoon tea fit for…