If you haven’t yet discovered the magical elixir that is boba tea, it goes a little like this: creamy “milk” tea poured over ice with bb-sized chewy tapioca pearls at the bottom, which you suction up the oversized straw as you drink the tea. It’s half snack, half caffeinated heaven.
Anyone can pop into a Philz or Samovar for a great cup of tea or joe. But for real connoisseurs, coffee's about more than just taste—there's passion in the process, too. For the downright obsessed, making it at home is the only way to go. Try out one of these new gadgets to perfect your morning brew.
Coffee may have met its match, or matcha as the case may be, as tea rooms are bubbling up all over Wine Country. Raise a cup at these local hot spots.
It's tea time. The tea industry is surging in America, and the experts want to know why. In honor of the nation's new-found appreciation for the brew, several of the world's tea and tech giants are converging in the Bay Area tonight at 5 pm to be featured on Samovar founder Jesse Jacobs' new video series "Tea With. . .", an entrepreneurial, inspirational show with bright businessmen who are trailblazers in their industries.