Most of us think of tea and China like wine and France: The country’s teahouse culture dates back hundreds, even thousands of years and is still very much woven into the fabric of social life across China. New Yorkers’ passion for the depth and diversity of regional Chinese cuisine suggests we’d have plenty of options for teahouses and dim sum parlors serving first-rate tea from Shanghai to Yunnan. So where’s all the Chinese tea in New York? Follow me to Fang Gourmet Tea in Flushing in the fall issue of Edible Queens.
A Good Tea is Hard to Find: Chinese Tea Ceremony in Flushing, Queens