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About Laura Brienza

Laura Brienza is the author of New York's Historic Restaurants, Inns, and Taverns (Globe Pequot Press 2016) and Discovering Vintage Washington, DC (Globe Pequot Press 2015).
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Drink These Teas to Be Happy in 2017
1 year ago

Drink These Teas to Be Happy in 2017

Do you want 2017 to be your best year yet? Are you ready to start feeling great and getting what you want? Turns out, certain smells can make you happy, …
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How Tea Will Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolutions
1 year ago

How Tea Will Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolutions

As the New Year approaches, it’s time to set goals for 2017. There are a number of prevalent resolutions made by people from coast to coast and farm to city, …
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Tea Gifts For Your Holiday Hostess Under $10!
1 year ago

Tea Gifts For Your Holiday Hostess Under $10!

It’s the holiday season, and that means it’s time to party! It’s poor form to show up empty-handed, so we’ve selected an array of tea gifts that any host or …
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Teas to Sip This Hanukkah
1 year ago

Teas to Sip This Hanukkah

This year, Hanukkah’s “eight crazy nights” fall from Saturday, December 24 to Sunday, January 1. If you’re looking for a tea to sip while you celebrate or a tea to …
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Teas to Sip This Christmas
1 year ago

Teas to Sip This Christmas

Baby, it’s cold outside, and Christmas is just days away. Whether you’re trying to warm up after a family snowball fight, looking for something to sip while decorating the tree, …
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Tea Mocktails for a Sober New Year’s Eve
1 year ago

Tea Mocktails for a Sober New Year’s Eve

You don’t need alcohol to have a fun, delicious New Year’s Eve. Whether you’re hosting a sober event or hosting a party where the alcohol’s flowing, it’s important to offer …
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5 Tea-Champagne Cocktails to Ring in the New Year
1 year ago

5 Tea-Champagne Cocktails to Ring in the New Year

The countdown to 2017 is on, and you’re starting to wonder who you’ll be kissing and what you’ll be sipping when the clock strikes midnight.  While a glass of bubbly …
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Holiday Gift Guide 2016
1 year ago

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

The holidays are coming up, and with it lots of gift shopping. Whether you’re buying for a tea-loving co-worker, teacher, paramour, or friend, we’re here to help. We’ve compiled 10 …
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5 Classic Holiday Desserts With a Tea Twist
1 year ago

5 Classic Holiday Desserts With a Tea Twist

As the winter holidays approach, parties abound at work, home, and friends’ apartments, which means there are plenty of opportunities to bake. Partygoers are surely looking forward to classic desserts …
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5 Recipes That Use Tea in Baked Goods
1 year ago

5 Recipes That Use Tea in Baked Goods

Dessert has become a way for chefs to showcase their creativity and reflect changing consumer preferences. From substituting avocado for butter to mashups like the cronut, dessert has become a delicious …
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