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Editors’ Picks: 10 Gifts for Mother’s Day 2021

Not your usual Mother’s Day gifts: here’s a roundup of what we’ve been coveting lately: Above: Fan “would be quite happy to receive one of these adorable Scalloped Jewelry Dishes by Alix Soubirian for LA shop Nickey Kehoe; $60 each. (And for more on the subject, see Trend Alert: 21st Century Scalloping.) Above: According to Permanant Collection’s founders, Fanny Singer and Mariah Nielson, “For our collaboration with the Calder Foundation, we selected the luxury Italian textile house, Gentili M...
Tags: Books, New York, Sweden, La, Philippines, Gift Guides, Alexander Calder, West Village, Brooklyn Heights, Julie, Margot, Francesca, Nickey Kehoe, Te Company, Calder Foundation, Mariah Nielson

Té Company: The Loveliest Tea Room in New York

Our recent post on the Taipei Tea House Built from Reused Materials made us happy to remember a favorite spot closer to home. Té Company in New York’s Greenwich Village is a tiny, hushed tea room run by Taiwanese tea connoisseur Elena Liao and her husband, chef Frederico Ribeiro, formerly of Per Se. Barely marked, the establishment is something like a speakeasy for those in the know. John Derian, whose Christopher Street shop is around the corner, tipped off Julie and me. That’s how we found our...
Tags: Books, New York, NYC, New York City, Taiwan, Manhattan, John, Elena, Julie, Greenwich Village, Weck, Faye Toogood, Design Travel, Bonavita, Restaurant Visit, John Derian

Tea Shopping in New York City

I recently visited New York City and although it was a short visit I did some tea shopping there.  I wrote a travel-blog theme post about it here, and related reviews for a shou pu’er and lapsang souchong.  This article will cover some store options and only share a little of my own experiences in Manhattan’s Chinatown.  It covers some of the same ground as that first post, with more background and links for these places in that version. Shops I visited Ten Ren:  a Taiwanese tea chain shop.  T...
Tags: Travel, Google, Tea, Shopping, China, New York City, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Kenya, Taipei, Chinatown, Tea Shops, Chung Chou, Chinatown Chung Chou, New Kam Man Chinatown, Bai Mu Dan