Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Green tea in the Coffee Capital of America?

Here is an article, from the Seattle Times, about the growing popularity of tea in America—even in Seattle, a city considered the Coffee (Drinking) Capital of the U.S., and where Starbucks in headquartered.

The author, Providence Cicero, describes how many people are trading coffee for tea, and that the increasing popularity of tea is due not only to increasing awareness of tea's health benefits, but also to the desire for a simpler lifestyle.

This article also provides pratical tips on brewing, including the "Five Golden Rules" for preparing tea.

—Mellow Monk

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