For two decades, the Secret Garden Tea Company in Kerrisdale has been offering a tranquil haven for Vancouverites to enjoy a spot of tea and delicious fresh-baked treats with friends and family. Co-owner Kathy Wyder’s grandma was the inspiration for the tea room after lamenting there wasn’t one in Kerrisdale. So Kathy and a friend […]
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In the heart of Downtown Vancouver, between busy intersections, crowded shops, and puddle-laden sidewalks, there is a warm, calm, and welcoming tea room serving up delectable seasonal treats paired with a comforting selection of TWG holiday teas. Festive Tea Service at The Urban Tea Merchant Reza Nasooti, who is the Tea Sommelier at The Urban […]
Taking a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, I invited Marc Smith to afternoon tea in Richmond. The Fairmont Vancouver Airport, in the spirit and tradition of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, offers an afternoon tea service along with a seasonal Mistletoe Tea. Fairmont YVR Mistletoe Tea Throughout the month of December, […]
While I love a crisp, drizzly Vancouver morning sometimes it takes all of my might to slide out of bed and walk over to my computer, never mind running downstairs and down the block for a hot cup of coffee. Having a brewing system in-house is definitely handy. We have a Keurig system (that does […]
Green tea in Vancouver is a way of life. Prepared in clear tea glass containers, on the go at your favourite cafe, or even mixed up into delicious recipes or ice cream treats. In fact, 27% of Canadians now consider themselves primary tea drinkers, and it just might be green tea leading that charge. Drinking […]
Last May I was introduced to the family behind The Urban Tea Merchant along with their expertise on all things tea, their afternoon teas, and their wide selection of tea-related products. This shop and tea parlour located between Thurlow and Burrard, bordering Georgia and Alberni, is a fragrant and soothing oasis among the hustle and […]