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focus mainly on stores that have loose leaf tea
local stores on top, scroll down for internet store reviews.
I am not friends with any, i dont have any interest financial or otherwise in any of them.
CALIFORNIA / Los Angeles Area Tea Stores:
Chado Tea Room (Beverly Hills, Pasadena) – variety of loose teas/Herbal
Teavana (San Francisco & Los Angeles) NOT RECC
Wing Hop Fung (LA-Chinatown) – REC for Chinese teas & Accessories
TenRen Tea (LA-Chinatown) – REC for Chinese Teas
Leaforever (Pasadena) – REC if beginner to loose leaf tea
NEW YORK / NYC 5 borros
Ito En Flagship Store (Manhattan) – REC for Japanese tea, Accessories, more. CLOSED
Kam Man (Manhattan) – REC for Chinese teas (small selection) & Tea Accessories
Hong Kong Market (Flushing,NY) – “REC” for lots of tea bags/packaged & Accessories
H-Mart (Long Island,NY) – “REC” for some tea bags/packaged & Accessories … & kimchi 🙂
TenRen Tea (Manhattan-Chinatown) not been there yet, but probably like other TR
Tea Gallery (Manhattan) Great reputation among tea buyers.
Tea Gschwendner (Manhattan)
Dobra Tea – (Burlington)
INTERNET TEA STORES
Hou De Asian Art (quality comes with a price, and a nice owner).
TeaSpring — large selection of Chinese teas. Ships from China. they say delivery 1-2 weeks.
Jing Tea Shop
Jing Tea (had samples, good size). UK based, ship time: ~ 1week to USA.
Upton (dont like their website and insane variety of the same tea, but lack many types of other teas)