12 Spots to Sip, Savor and Shop for Tea Around LABy Lesley Balla | January 7, 2014 By Lesley Balla | January 7, 2014
It's no wonder January is National Hot Tea Month. The month is generally cold, even here in LA, which warrants delicious hot beverages; drinking antioxidant-rich teas has many health benefits; and tea is just, well, soothing. Tea is everywhere, whether it's chatting over a lavish high-tea affair at one of the tony Beverly Hills hotels, sipping a new lapsang souchong at a fun little shop in the middle of Old Town Pasadena, or buying a Tiffany-blue tin filled with loose-leaf tea in a Silver Lake boutique. Here are 12 places to hit when the tea craving strikes, this month or anytime.