Platform T in Denver

While on a day trip to Denver I finally stopped in at the Platform T on Lincoln Street.  What a cool, modern tea shop!  As an interior designer I really appreciated their tea display wall.  Paying tribute to their name, each tea was displayed on a cantilever shelf/platform.  Each shelf included a clever drawer where tea samples to sniff were stored.  As a tea nerd, I wish the drawers were designed to be more airtight.  Many of the teas had lost their aroma.  I tried (and bought😊) their Chocolate Caramel black, it is delicious!! 

If you live in or visit Denver, check them out. Very nice employees, super quiet environment, and no overwhelming coffee odor.  They have 2 locations, http://www.platformt.com.  Cheers

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Afternoon Tea Week in the UK

Check out the link below to see some very special teaware from the past.  Courtesy of Koopman Rare Art

Did you know it is Afternoon Tea Week ? Not that I need an excuse to go for afternoon tea. A popular pastime deeply embedded in British culture. The popularity for afternoon tea is forever skyrocketing becoming more and more adventurous and extravagant. One can choose to have tradition afternoon tea at Claridges or step into […]

via Flavoursome History of the British Pastime: Afternoon Tea — Koopman Rare Art