Alaska Food & Dining September 24, 2017
Visit These 7 Charming Tea Rooms In Alaska For Peace And Relaxation
Coffee shops are always all the rage, but for those who love tea heading to a nice shop to enjoy some fine brew is an excellent evening out. Head to these tea houses for the finest in internationally sourced teas. These shops are just the places for studying, catching up with an old friend, or just lounging on a relaxing afternoon. Take the path less traveled and head to these tea rooms in Alaska. You won’t regret it. Can you hear the sitars playing?
1. Indigo Tea Lounge, 530 East Benson Blvd. Unit 8,
Indigo is a hip spot in Anchorage for loose leaf teas, homemade soups and a huge variety of fresh pastries. The clean, modern vibe will put your mind at ease you can lounge away with your excellent variety of teas.
2. Sipping Streams Tea Company, 374 Old Chena Pump Road, Fairbanks
Sipping Streams curates an elegant tea collection with varietites from all over the world. These masters in the art of tea have a cozy spot in Fairbanks where they battle the cold with pots of flavorful teas. They offer tea and tea accessories, host classes in tea and kombucha, host artist exhibitions and meet-ups, and generally provide a peaceful place for people to gather and relax over tea.
3. The Northern Tea House, 9310 Glacier Highway Suite 103, Juneau
With over 100 kinds of loose leaf tea, this place offers a wonderful tea experience. Choose your teapot and type and the tea experts will whip you up a pot of something perfect for your mood. They have a wide selection of organic milks for your tea and offer small snacks like toast with homemade hummus. A short wak from teh airport, you can head here when you are stuck in the Juneau weather for a calm moment with a cup of tea.
4. Russian Samovar Cafe, 64935 Nikolaevsk Road, Nikolaevsk
The owner Nina welcomes visitors for tea at her small cafe near Homer. Learn about the Russian Old Believer history of the area and Russian culture while sipping tea from a samovar. Russian dishes including homemade borscht are on the menu for lunch.
5. Summit Spice and Tea, 3030 Denali Street, Suite 2, Anchorage
At this sunny tea room you can enjoy your tea with fresh baked treats. They offer tea, accessories, and an array of spices and chocolates from all over the world. They offer classes for that introduce participants to different kinds of teas and brewing techniques. Try the homemade quiche!
6. Bering Tea Company, 310 Bering Street, Nome
This spacious tea room has a wide variety of loose leaf teas brought from all over the world to the shores of the Bering Sea. Homemade pastries and soup are local favorites, and the tasteful decor completes the experience.
7. Ollin Tea & Cafe, 300 East Dimond Suite 15,
This place overwhelms you with the sheer magnitude of the tea selection. The walls are lined with types of tea and you're sure to find the perfect flavor for your mood. The sandwiches are a hit.
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