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  1. The man selling tea to China- and brewing a premium culture

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it difficult. It might be possible in other countries. We've looked at Singapore and possibly Taiwan, where there is more of a premium tea culture than there is in Hong Kong. We stock more than 220 ... Robin Lynam foodandwine@scmp.com Tony Dick suspects his passion for tea could have a hereditary basis- one of his ancestors started a tea merchant's business in Glasgow in 1840. Dick ...

  2. The new old-world order

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Amy Ma

    ... with barbecue pork, coffee or tea). Starbucks: Floor M2, Baskerville House, 13 Duddell Street, Central, tel: 2523 5685. Signature items: pineapple bun with thick-cut butter, yin yang (coffee and tea ...

  3. High on taste, low on cost

    Posted Sep 04th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... the beverage list customers can choose from a small selection of coffee, Taiwanese-style red and green tea, as well as special drinks that change every month. The cafe also provides wireless internet ... but the fruit salad is nothing special. 3. Mango green tea ($18) Rating: 4/5 YP: The mango and green tea flavours are nicely balanced. Some coconut jelly is also added. 4. Ham and mushroom pasta ...

  4. High5

    Posted Feb 27th 2004, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... music, breakfast, lunch in Gaddi's or the Spring Moon with personalised menus, afternoon tea, and a facial or massage. The Peninsula, Salisbury Rd, Kowloon, tel: 2315 3112. High tea served ...

  5. Chengdu tea-drinking culture brewed over centuries

    Posted Nov 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... introducing their rich tea culture to the world. Not only does Sichuan grow some of the best green tea in the world, but the Sichuanese have also developed their own special tea ceremony, ... said. 'Our problem is we are not as good at business as the East coast Chinese and foreigners.' Sichuan teas and the Sichuan tea culture are still landlocked, and find few avenues ...

  6. Connecting over a cuppa

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... have space reserved for teahouses and tea culture. Part of Chengdu's modern garden city concept stems from the innate need of the people to preserve this vital part of their social and cultural identity. Other provinces, namely Fujian and Zhejiang are famous for the high quality teas they produce. In Sichuan there are several excellent tea mountains, Mengdingshan south ...

  7. The timeless enjoyment of tea-drinking has made it a fashionable addition to any luxury lifestyle

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 08:46pm by Annabel Jackson

    ... with variously flavoured mooncakes. Eisler's inspiration for founding JING was to bring the pleasures of ancient Asian tea culture to modern society. During his travels, he became fascinated ... Annabel Jackson Tea cheers Were it not for tea, Hong Kong, as we know it, would not exist. The world's second-most consumed beverage after water has been responsible for shaping ...

  8. News - China

    Yunnan, Chinese province famous for tea, now looks to coffee

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 06:41am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Pu'er, Yunnan phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Yunnan, famous for tea, is growing ever more coffee, with farmers drawn by higher returns; now its focus is boosting quality for domestic market Grounds for optimism Yunnan, the southwestern province famous for its scenery and its hearty black tea, literally means "south of the clouds". The tropical rainforest ...

  9. Here comes the neighbourhood

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... decidedly utilitarian entrance. Inside tea connoisseur Ivan Chiu and his wife, Tora, have created an oasis dedicated to tea and tea culture. A qualified tea connoisseur from Hangzhou's Tea ... Ruth Williams foodandwine@scmp.com Sheung Wan's historic Tai Ping Shan Street is a good place to puzzle over the phrase 'intangible cultural heritage'. Now you can probably ...

  10. Teamaker brews China growth plan

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that our customers in Hong Kong, with their rich tea culture and refined palates, will appreciate our extensive range of teas from all over the globe,' said TWG co-founder and president Taha ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com After launching its first gourmet tea salon in Hong Kong this month, luxury brand TWG Tea will soon set up outlets on the mainland and in Taiwan as part ...




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