THE ANCIENT ROOTS OF TEA SPAN THOUSANDS OF YEARS. From China, news of its medicinal and meditative properties spread throughout the world. Today, tea evokes everything from hospitality, formal graces and social rituals to solace from harsh weather, illness or simply something warm to wrap your hands around when bending the ear of a close friend.
Located just across the Fraser River from Vancouver, B.C., Richmond boasts a diverse tea scene that adds another layer to its thriving Asian-influenced culinary landscape. (Read more in Northwest Travel & Life)