Tea House

Horchata Los Angeles

Teapop Horchata

Dancer and choreographer Arlene Yuan runs a laptop-friendly, art-lined cafe called Teapop in North Hollywood that draws plenty of students and aspiring screenwriters. She ostensibly specializes in tea and boba beverages, providing caffeinated counter-programming...
Tea Los Angeles

Bubble Crush Roasted Oolong Tea with Cheese Foam

Have you heard the joke about the polar bear and the giant squid? Neither have I, but Bubble Crush depicts both fearsome creatures within painted cutouts on a white brick wall. There has to...
Tea Los Angeles

Percolate Matcha Royale

Boba tea bars have proliferated beyond Asian enclaves like the San Gabriel Valley and Little Saigon, for the betterment of SoCal’s food scene. Near Sawtelle Boulevard’s Japantown in West LA’s Georgetown Plaza, Jeremy Godsil...
Tea Los Angeles

Proleçe Tea Mango Kiss

Cheese tea is trending, and Old Pasadena is now in on the poorly kept secret. Proleçe Tea is a new tea bar just south of Colorado Boulevard with a brown and white color scheme,...
Tea San Francisco

Steap Tea Bar Tony’s Tea

Cheese tea has found a savory foothold in tea shops across California. The trendy tea topper recently touched down in San Francisco’s Chinatown thanks to a collaboration between Steap Tea Bar and famous local...
Tea Claremont

Tocaja Jasmine Green Tea with Sea Salt Cream

Tony, wife Caroline, and sister-in-law Jasmine have run Tocaja, a “simply happy” tea parlor in Claremont Village, since 2015. The owners are originally from Taiwan, a nation with a strong tea culture. While it...