What Music Do You Listen To While You Drink Tea?

By Jesse Jacobs

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Nothing sets tone and atmosphere like music. It bypasses conscious thought and resonates at a deep, primordial level. So when you brew a pot of tea for yourself, or your friends, what do you put on?

A recent conversation on our Facebook Page turned up some recommendations that we need to followup on—and that we thought you might enjoy.

  • Penguin Cafe Orchestra
  • Andres Segovia
  • Enya
  • Liquid Mind, by Chuck Wild
  • Ray Lynch
  • Spa Radio on Pandora
  • 80’s ambient music: Brian Eno, Harold Budd, Laraaji
  • Toumani Diabate
  • Robbie Basho
  • Favela
  • Argentine tango
  • Spanish guitar
  • Indian meditation drums
  • Bonobo: Black Sands
  • Elizabeth Fraser
  • La folk atmosphérique de Mamer
  • Cheb I Sabbah (on Pandora)

Tea Lounge Groove

Have you heard our very own audio soundtrack, ONE: Tea Lounge Groove? Join the Samovar Tea Lounge community and we’ll send you links to three of our favorite tracks.

Have You Tried Our Pu-erh Tea & Chocolate?

By Jesse Jacobs
Now’s Your Chance! Try a flight of three top-quality pu-erhs at the Mission-Castro and Hayes/Hayes Valley Tea Lounges! This tea flight is a great opportunity to experience the complexities that make each tea uniquely delicious. And then there’s the chocolate. Pu-erh Tea is the class of tea that is aged to perfection. It gets its…

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