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Samovar Tea Lounge: Tea culture and leadership in difficult times

Bon Teavant, Photographer, and author of “Way To Tea,” Jennifer Sauer writes about tea, community, and leadership in these economically challenging times. Sauer looks to Samovar founder, Jesse Jacobs for his insight into tea…beyond the leaves.

Jodet

Jodet is one of our busiest Tea Ambassadors! She’s the leader of Samovar Hayes Valley, an MBA student, and a writer. How does tea fit into this full life? Jodet drinks tea to energize her when she needs it… and to relax and slow her down when that is in order.

The Most Important Question in Your Life

Did I Make a Difference?
When it’s all said and done, will you consider whether your presence on this planet made one iota of difference? We believe everyone wants to know their lives made a difference.

The Four Agreements (Samovar-Style)

Tara, one of our esteemed leaders from the Yerba Buena location recently inspired us with her book recommendation The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz.

Trade Secrets of Samovar Tea Lounge

At Samovar, we treat the business of the tea experience, our work, as our art. And, we’re really proud of the art we are making for this world. The way we see it, the secret to being a successful artist is to really be able to listen.

(Part II) Teresa in India: Uttar Pradesh

From the Faraway state of Uttar Pradesh, all the way to Samovar Tea Lounge in San Francisco, this is Tea Ambassador Teresa reporting from afar…

Slow Money, Slow Food, Slow Tea, Slow Living

Sometimes customers complain that the service at Samovar is slow. That’s intentional. We are about tasting the experience of life, through a cup of tea. We slow you down, and sometimes the first time is painful. But customers come back, again and again because….they like it.

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