wish you were here.

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Hong Kong feels like a burning oven these days. My friends and I went to Teakha for something icy to cool down ourselves this afternoon.
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Time at Teakha is like being shielded away from the busy side of the town. I like how you can freshen your mind here.

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I ordered an iced caramel lemon tea. The lemons were sprinkled with sugar, then toasted to give them a crispy, caramel taste. I also like how it had honey added in it.
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Teakha is more than a tea cafe, it’s also a lifestyle concept store that wishes to promote a simple, sustainable and happy lifestyle. DSC_1019
All pastries are freshly baked on site. There are a variety of scones such as ginger, figs, apple & cinnamon, pineapple & honeycomb. DSC_1020

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Teakah has their own collection of black tea (1 box for $120 HKD). They also sell sample packs for $20 (HKD) each. DSC_1018

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Being in a cafe like this reminds me of the time of my best friend and I going on a cafe tour in Montreal in Spring. Today was one of the many afternoons that I wish my best friend had come back to Hong Kong this summer (okay I’ll stop before I get even more upset, ha).
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Here’s a summer playlist (Japan-themed) created by one of my favourite magazines, Kinfolk. You can check it out here.

Teakha
Shop B, 18 Tai Ping Shan Road, Sheung Wan
上環太平山街18號B舖

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2 Comments on “wish you were here.”

  1. September 16, 2013 at 8:37 pm #

    Such a nice tea shop! Wish we had more of these in Montreal!

    • September 16, 2013 at 8:43 pm #

      Yea I think tea culture is not very popular in Montreal compared to the coffee culture here. Would be great if there are more tea cafes like teakah here in Montreal!

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