San Francisco Magazine captured the spirit of our Mission location in a recent article. “Fast, cheap, delicious, beautiful, potent.” That’s how Jesse Jacobs sums up the attributes of a proper cup of tea. More specifically, it’s the cups of tea he began selling at his third location of Samovar in early June. Unlike its older siblings, which […]
SF Eater shares their first impressions of the newest Samovar on 411 Valencia in The Mission. If you’re looking for a leisurely lunch, be sure to visit one of our Tea Lounges. But if you’re looking for a fresh-baked scone and cup of tea brewed in our Tea Crucibles, the new Samovar Tea Bar is just what you need.
Take a look at the Crucible Brewing Process in this video by SF Business Times.
Paolo Lucchesi shared the inside scoop on our new location on 411 Valencia St. in the Mission District.
Check out Adam Weintraub’s feature article in the San Francisco Business Times about the launch of our new Samovar location in the Mission District on 411 Valencia Street.
Jesse Jacobs, founder of Samovar Tea Lounge, was interviewed by The American City Business Journals for the feature From Beginners to Bigshots: Click here to view the article on the ACBJ website. By Nathalie Pierpont Beginners to Bigshots featured Jesse Jacobs and Samovar Tea Lounge in the 2004 edition. Here we catch up on what […]
More than 15,000 people voted in San Francisco Bay Guardian’s Best of the Bay Readers Poll 2012, for their local, independent favorites. Samovar Tea Lounge was voted the Best Cup of Tea! Click here to read more
“A Global Guide to the Best Tea,” May 2012 Travel + Leisure Magazine named Samovar Tea Lounge one of the Best Places to Drink Tea in America, saying: “Samovar Tea Lounge’s patio and double-height glass wall [at Yerba Buena Gardens] are as transporting as its multicultural menu. “What to Drink: Japanese teas are a specialty; […]
Samovar’s event Tea With Zen and the Art of Life Management was recently featured on Forbes.com.
The New York Times Dining and Wine Section features Samovar among the colorful and diverse San Francisco Bay Area teahouses.
CNN Money Small Biz Tips comes to San Francisco to check out Samovar Tea Lounge and find out how a small tea business grows. Watch the video here.
Fortune Small Business visits Samovar Tea Lounge to take a look at how design has played a role in creating cozy little spots for tea community.
Thanks to our customers* Inc. Magazine has named Samovar Tea Lounge one of the 5000 fastest-growing companies in America!!!
Tea is becoming the drink of choice for getting work done. Forbes.com Video Network visits Samovar to check out why entrepreneurs and techies are getting so passionate about tea.
The Village & Valley: Samovar By Jessica Goldman The corner of 18th and Sanchez was once home to an Internet café where customers plugged in and zoned out, or grabbed a cup of joe and hurried off. But when Jesse Jacobs took over, he one-eightied the coffee shop into a tea lounge, replacing jolts of […]
The Pipeline is an interview show featuring innovators, designers, geeks, newsmakers, entrepreneurs, and people who create amazing things. We think it’s pretty amazing to be on the forefront of the modern day tea movement! Jesse, founder of Samovar, recently conversed with host Dan Benjamin on topics including epiphany, refining experience, connecting to customers, time enhancement, […]
SFGate recommends Samovar’s Blood Orange Pu-Erh, saying, “Samovar Tea Lounge has added an organic pu-erh tea from Yunnan, China, blended with ginger, orange peel and the essential oil from blood orange and grapefruit, to its already impressive menu.”
Our Eco-Friendly packaging gets mentioned in Fresh Cup Magazine’s January 2011 issue.
Samovar Tea Lounge is officially the first tea company to introduce a 100% biodegradable container for their teas.
Jesse Jacobs, founder of Samovar, was interviewed by TechCocktail.com about mindfulness in business.
Samovar was featured in the November 2010 edition of Shambhala Sun, today’s best-selling and most widely-read Buddhist magazine. “Being “connected” nowadays means you’re always plugged in. You’re phoning, texting, emailing, all the time, wherever you are. To Jesse Jacobs, who started Samovar in San Francisco, “connected” means something completely different…”
SAMOVAR TEA LOUNGE LAUNCHES NEW ENTREPRENEURIAL VIDEO SERIES Samovar Owner Jesse Jacobs New Video Series Featuring Discussions With Today’s Leading Entrepreneurs & Innovators
SAMOVAR TEA LOUNGE LAUNCHES NEW ENTREPRENEURIAL VIDEO SERIES Samovar Owner Jesse Jacobs Launches New Video Series Featuring Discussions With Today’s Leading Entrepreneurs & Innovators San Francisco, CA – September 1, 2010 – Jesse Jacobs, founder of San Francisco’s Samovar Tea Lounge, launches a new entrepreneurial video series “Tea With…” on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 with […]
Samovar founder Jesse Jacobs was interviewed for this Fresh Cup Magazine article all about matcha, the jade green powdered green tea from Japan.
“Time for some Zen at Samovar Tea Lounge.” Check out KTVU San Francisco’s photo slide show from their recent visit to Hayes Valley.
Lindsay Campbell of American Express Small Business Rules pays a visit to Samovar to hear Jesse Jacobs’ advice to other small business owners.
Jesse Jacobs, Samovar Tea Evangelist, pays The View from the Bay a visit to talk tea and food pairing. Deliciousness ensues!
Margaret Ryan, Huffington Post blogger, lists the Samovar Romance Tea Set as an ideal, good taste, gift for your Valentine sweetheart – man or woman.
Even coffee folks are interested in tea! For their Modern Tea issue, Specialty Coffee Retailer looked to Samovar’s Jesse Jacobs to guide them on the Placid Path of tea.
In her SF Weekly Bouncer column, Katy St. Clair shares her experience of getting cozy with some tea and people watching/listening at Samovar Tea Lounge in the Castro.
Samovar leader and tea ambassador, Jodet writes about her tea explorations in Taiwan in the latest issue of Fresh Cup Magazine’s TEA ALMANAC.
Traveling to San Francisco? jetBlue Airways offers the same tip we would: Don’t miss the Samovar Tea Lounges!
In a year when luxuries have to come with small price tags, the San Francisco Chronicle gives Samovar Teas a nod in their affordable gift guide.
Only the best! Florence Fabricant of the New York Times picks Samovar’s Hawaii-Grown Teas for the Times’ holiday gift guide.
Blackbook Magazine names Samovar’s Eggs among the Top 10 Eggs Not for Breakfast in San Francisco. Delish!
S.F. Business Times gives the skinny on Samovar Tea’s growth over the last year.