“Fine Teas Flower in the Bay Area.” The New York Times Travel section pays a relaxing visit to Samovar Tea Lounge Mission-Castro.
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“Tea Soothes the Harried Shopper” The San Francisco Chronicle Visits Samovar Tea Lounge
For decades, weary holiday shoppers in San Francisco’s Union Square have sought afternoon refuge from maddening crowds and over-weighted shopping bags with a pot of tea… The San Francisco Chronicle features Samovar Tea Lounge as a spot for holiday respite.
Jesse Jacobs, Owner of Samovar Tea Lounge: “SF Business Times Entrepreneur of the Month”
San Francisco Business Times features Samovar Tea Lounge.
Passage to Peace, Exploring Tea Culture – Today
Tea is hot! And no one steeps patrons in the ancient and enduring properties of tea like San Francisco’s Samovar Tea Lounge. In this compelling podcast, owner Jesse Jacobs explores the reverberations of how one cup of tea serenely enjoyed influences peace throughout the world. Visiting with modern Tea Masters, Jacobs uncovers the mysterious roots […]
Escape from the Outside World at Samovar
See Ashanti’s amazing illustration of Dennis escaping it all at Samovar Tea Lounge.
Slow Down 2008
Living in 2008, we sometimes get caught up in all our obligations and to-do lists., forgetting about the little things in life. At Samovar, we intentionally try to slow you down. Sometimes that can be painful, so please be patient. Through your pot of tea, and the experience of brewing, it, serving it, and sipping it, you will come to actually enjoy beauty of slowness.
Samovar Tea Lounge Mission in a Teacup
For those of you who may not have had the chance to visit us in person, to experience what life is like in the tea lounge, you might not really understand our mission. So, we decided to put it down on paper, or screen in this case.
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.
Samovar Staff Speak Out: How to Spot Your Own Sweet Darjeeling
Julian, one of our most esteemed tea gurus talks tea, and dating and how to best blend the two! You can learn so much about a person by what kind of tea they order. Don’t get me wrong – I was definitely a peppermint Stash kind of guy when I walked into Samovar for […]