The Chicago tea scene is blowing up. If you are visiting Chicago and are super into tea, please make it a point to visit these Chicago tea shops: Easthill Tea Company (Bucktown) This tasting toom in the Bucktown neighborhood offers tea tastings (reservation only), Chinese style tea preparation and a number of prepared to-go beverages. If you are looking for a traditional tea service mixed with a modern cafe vibe, this is your place. Visit their website. Todd and Holland (Forest Park) This family-run shop in Forest Park (easy to get there from Downtown via blue or green line El trains) [...]
Had a great tea tasting for my company, Chicago Tea Garden in January. If you live in the Chicago area and would like to attend a tasting, please signup here. Thanks to Flickr user faraocious for taking these awesome photos! view the whole set by foraocious here.