Arts & Crafts

Just Look at These Awesome, Metalhead Teapots

The Oregon College of Art and Craft will stop handing out degrees in May, but its amazing craft works live on.

02/22/2019 By Wriik Maui

Tea Party

After a Smashing First Year, Tea Fest PDX Returns July 21

With ceremonies, a slew of vendors, and classes on proper tea preparation, 2018 will be a full-on bonanza.

05/02/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Best Restaurants 2017: Commune with Mother Russia

In Fantasy Version of Old Russia, Fancy Tea Serves You

Headwaters at the Heathman Hotel recreates imperial glamour every weekend.

10/12/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Eat Here Now

Where to Eat This Week: May 23–30

From London Fog nitro on tap at Steven Smith to flatbread spreads at Shalom Y'all, these are the things you must eat and drink this week.

05/23/2017 By Eat Beat Team


Vitaly Paley Gives the Heathman Tearoom a Russian Makeover

Towering silver samovars. House-cured salmon sandwiches. A cavalcade of sweets. High tea is cobwebby no more.

01/23/2017 By Kelly Clarke


Portland’s Ultimate Locavore Larder

It’s a golden age for delicious, locally made (or internationally procured) foodstuffs. Stock up.

08/15/2016 By Benjamin Tepler


Hot Cups for Cold Days

From chai to hot buttered rum, we’ve got the liquid cure for whatever ails you.

01/25/2016 By Kelly Clarke, Fiona McCann, and Benjamin Tepler


Inside Steven Smith Teamaker’s New Tasting Room

A first look at the high-end tea maker’s upcoming Southeast warehouse and sipping space.

11/26/2015 By Emma Mannheimer


This Small-Batch Portland Tea Company Wants You to Slow Down

Shake up your sip every few weeks with a subscription to Plum Deluxe tea company's small-batch, hand-blended tea of the month club.

06/24/2015 By Allison Jones

Food News

T Project to Open a Tea Boutique

The small, influential tea company breaks ground in Northwest Portland with small-batch tea, local crafts, and an art gallery.

06/10/2015 By Rachel Davidson


Talking Tea Therapy with Portland's Own Tea Monk

Paul “Po” Rosenberg demystifies Chinese-style tea service for curious sippers in need of a chi intervention.

05/14/2015 By Mary Stutzman


Tea Bar Brings Hot Blends to NE Killingsworth

With Lavender London Fog lattes, European and Asian-influenced design, and "Magic" kombucha, Erica Indira Swanson's chic new teahouse is a must-try for tea lovers.

01/20/2015 By Allison Jones


Portland's Hottest Cold-Weather Drinks

This is what we'll be drinking all season long—won't you throw on a scarf and join us?

11/07/2014 By Sarah Ostaszewski


The Story Behind Steven Smith's Obsession with Tea

After transforming American tea with Tazo and Stash, Steven Smith chases the world’s greatest leaves.

11/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler


The Ultimate Guide to Portland's Teahouses

The rain is back—time to embrace your cozy side! We've rounded up the best tea-centric spots to curl up, relax, and enjoy a cup on a cold day.

10/23/2014 By Sarah Ostaszewski


Behind the Scenes of the Kombucha Revolution

Want to develop a healthy kombucha habit without shelling out a few bucks a day at the store? Start making it yourself!

06/05/2014 By Eat Beat Team


Q&A: T Project Tea’s Teri Gelber

Portland’s newest tea missionary talks Stumptown’s tea history, 60’s music, and local collaborations.

11/06/2013 By Benjamin Tepler


Tea Time in Seattle

Next month, the 6th Annual Northwest Tea Festival steeps the Emerald City in all things tea.

09/10/2013 By Caitlin Feldman


Afternoon Tea at Medley

Offering traditional tea service with a homey touch of kitsch, this Multnomah Village spot is a neighborhood charmer worth a visit.

02/15/2013 By Allison Jones

Out and About

Tea, Ceramics and the Art of Healing

Renewal comes naturally with springtime exhibits at the Japanese Garden.

04/01/2012 By Kristin Belz