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Holiday Gift Guide 2014

[Translate] Somehow this year, time flew by and marketing started to talk about Thanksgiving and Christmas much earlier than I anticipated. Then when you look at the calendar, Thanksgiving is next week(!) and that officially kicks off the holiday shopping rush. To those of you who needs some gift inspiration, here’s my list of gifts that would be great for anyone in your holiday gift list. (more…)

Chinese New Year & Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2013

[Translate] It’s already February, believe or not, and that usually means it’s Valentine’s Day but interestingly enough, Chinese New Year falls four days before it (February 10, 2013). If you are giving gifts to your Valentine or if you happen to celebrate both Valentine’s and give gifts to family for Chinese New Year, hopefully, this gift guide would give you ideas, ranging from spirits, non-alcoholic beverages to food items. Spirits Bridget Firtle brings small batch rum back to New York from her Brooklyn-based distillery, The Noble Experiment NYC. Owney’s Rum is named after Owen Madden, a Prohibition-era rum runner from..


Sweet & Savory Bakers Afternoon Tea at The James Beard House

[Translate] At The James Beard House (top two photos), bottom photo: Executive Chef Corey Johnson and Owner Joanne Chang of Flour Bakery, Boston, MA This past Sunday, I was graciously invited to join Joanne Chang of Flour Bakery (Boston, MA) and Le Palais des Thés tea for the wonderful afternoon tea at the James Beard House. (To those of you who read this site long enough, I did dine here in November for the wonderful Mercedes Benz 125th Anniversary dinner that featured James Beard awarded chefs and bartender.) I met the lovely Joanne Chang who is gentle yet serious about..

Le Palais des Thés Thé Glacé XL Iced Tea Bags, Chemex Coffeemaker & Coffee Beans (from Victrola, PT’s Coffee Roasting, and The West Bean)

[Translate] For the past few months, I have been drinking a number of coffees and teas and thought that you’d like to give it a try at home, if it is available. Recently I received a box of Le Palais des Thés Thé Glacé XL Iced Tea Bags ($29). It’s a delicious assortment of their classic four flavor blends: Thé du Hammam, Thé des Sources, Thé des Alizés, and Wu Long 7 Argumes but you make in an iced tea form. No boiling of water is necessary. All you would use is a medium sized pitcher, water straight from the..

Le Palais des Thés Thé Glacé XL Iced Tea Bags, Chemex Coffeemaker & Coffee Beans (from Victrola, PT's Coffee Roasting, and The West Bean)

[Translate] For the past few months, I have been drinking a number of coffees and teas and thought that you’d like to give it a try at home, if it is available. Recently I received a box of Le Palais des Thés Thé Glacé XL Iced Tea Bags ($29). It’s a delicious assortment of their classic four flavor blends: Thé du Hammam, Thé des Sources, Thé des Alizés, and Wu Long 7 Argumes but you make in an iced tea form. No boiling of water is necessary. All you would use is a medium sized pitcher, water straight from the..

Gift Suggestions for Valentine’s Day

[Translate] Valentine’s Day is coming up next Tuesday. In case you haven’t figured out what to get for that special person in your life, here’s a succinct listing of gift ideas that you may give to that certain person in your life (or you may gift yourself since it’s delicious and/or useful) for Valentine’s Day. Chocolate & Baked Goods Vosges Haut Chocolat’s Collezione Italiana Of course, I’m starting with the conventional gift – chocolates. But, this box of chocolates from Vosges Haut Chocolat is Collezione Italiana (shown here 9-piece $37). It veers toward the unusual, savory combinations with chocolate. The..

Gift Suggestions for Valentine's Day

[Translate] Valentine’s Day is coming up next Tuesday. In case you haven’t figured out what to get for that special person in your life, here’s a succinct listing of gift ideas that you may give to that certain person in your life (or you may gift yourself since it’s delicious and/or useful) for Valentine’s Day. Chocolate & Baked Goods Vosges Haut Chocolat’s Collezione Italiana Of course, I’m starting with the conventional gift – chocolates. But, this box of chocolates from Vosges Haut Chocolat is Collezione Italiana (shown here 9-piece $37). It veers toward the unusual, savory combinations with chocolate. The..