friday TEADAY 5/23/08


BYOT! Enter TeaChat here, you never know what you may find!

Our topic a few days ago has me wondering, how many TeaChatters like Sushi...with their tea?

I love sushi, preferably with tea
17
29%
I love sushi
12
21%
I like sushi
12
21%
I will eat sushi but am rather indifferent about it
4
7%
I do not like sushi
5
9%
I would eat spent tea leaves from last week before I would eat sushi
3
5%
Other
5
9%
 
Total votes : 58

Postby Chip » May 23rd, '08, 14:12

olivierco wrote:Darjeeling Puttabong SFTGFOP1, new harvest. More astringent (in a good way) than the three other 2008 Darjeelings (Namring, Phuguri and Risheehat) I have tasted.

Still waiting for my Miyabi...


In your honor, I may have Miyabi in a bit.

The Fukamushi Supreme I am sending you is crazy good.
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Postby olivierco » May 23rd, '08, 14:17

Chip wrote:
olivierco wrote:Darjeeling Puttabong SFTGFOP1, new harvest. More astringent (in a good way) than the three other 2008 Darjeelings (Namring, Phuguri and Risheehat) I have tasted.

Still waiting for my Miyabi...


In your honor, I may have Miyabi in a bit.

The Fukamushi Supreme I am sending you is crazy good.


Thanks. Hopefully I have some Kirameki so I can wait a little more.
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Postby Salsero » May 23rd, '08, 14:22

omegapd wrote: Having another fabulous black tea this afternoon. Red Peach- also known as Hong Tao Mao Feng. Mild, smoky, with no bitterness and takes a pinch of sweetener really well. So far, my last two new teas to try out have been amazing. I wonder how long this will last?
Where did you get the Red Peach? Let's hope the winning streak lasts forever!
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Postby Chip » May 23rd, '08, 14:25

olivierco wrote:
Chip wrote:
olivierco wrote:Darjeeling Puttabong SFTGFOP1, new harvest. More astringent (in a good way) than the three other 2008 Darjeelings (Namring, Phuguri and Risheehat) I have tasted.

Still waiting for my Miyabi...


In your honor, I may have Miyabi in a bit.

The Fukamushi Supreme I am sending you is crazy good.


Thanks. Hopefully I have some Kirameki so I can wait a little more.


You will like the completely different character compared to the Kirameki. The Kirameki is full of grace and elegance and subtleties.

The Miyabi and the Fukamushi Supreme, without ruining the experience for you, are at the other end of the spectrum in a very good way!
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Postby LavenderPekoe » May 23rd, '08, 15:32

I just caught up to this post on the feed, and coincidentally, I had Sushi for lunch today. Yummmm.

In my cup right now, Adagio's Caramel doctored with some hazelnut syrup.
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Postby ThinkingOutLoud » May 23rd, '08, 15:35

LavenderPekoe wrote:In my cup right now, Adagio's Caramel doctored with some hazelnut syrup.


Ooohhh!! I never thought of that! Thanks for the suggestion. That sounds de-vine.
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Postby olivierco » May 23rd, '08, 15:49

A light Dong Ding to finish the day.
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Postby Terrasi » May 23rd, '08, 16:38

You should all be informed.

Sushi in Colorado is not good, and never will be. We are as far from the ocean as possible. I don't hate sushi, I just don't love it.

I had sushi I liked once, while visiting North Carolina.

So yes, as it stands, I would rather eat spent tea leaves.


In my cup: Rooibos
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Postby Chip » May 23rd, '08, 16:58

Terrasi wrote:You should all be informed.

Sushi in Colorado is not good, and never will be. We are as far from the ocean as possible. I don't hate sushi, I just don't love it.

I had sushi I liked once, while visiting North Carolina.

So yes, as it stands, I would rather eat spent tea leaves.


In my cup: Rooibos


Good, more sushi for me! :wink:

You can get veggie sushi which is really very tasty or sometimes I am hungry and need a quick fix, just roll rice and nori...yum!!!
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Postby Victoria » May 23rd, '08, 17:01

We have lots of sushi places here in Orange County. I'd trade them all for a decent tea shop!
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Postby tenuki » May 23rd, '08, 17:10

Only trouble finding sushi places in Seattle is deciding...

http://www.nwsource.com/restaurants/gui ... 31504.html

I haven't been to over 2/3ds of the places on that list yet. Next on my list? Chiso!

I don't eat as much sushi as I used to when I lived in the Bay Area though. I had the added attraction of heading up to Yoshi's for jazz, you could very commonly find me sitting at the sushi bar there reading and waiting for the next set. :D

( word of warning, my sources in Bay Area tell me Yoshi's Oakland has gone downhill a bit and prices have gone up as the companies energies are focusing on the new SF club. I haven't been there myself so can't verify the rumor. So sad. Next time I'm down there on biz I'll probably go to the SF club to see what's up, so I can't realliy blame everyone. Ah well, everything changes )
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Postby Ron Gilmour » May 23rd, '08, 17:19

I love sushi. I mostly eat the vegetarian kind, but every now and then am tempted by some yellowfin. The local sushi place serves a decent green tea.

This afternoon I'm drinking some "choicest" Formosa oolong from Upton. I'm afraid it's not very good. It's not awful. It just tastes like typical Chinese restaurant tea.
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Postby Sam. » May 23rd, '08, 17:26

I love sushi, and I love green tea.. the two naturally go well together! But the tea isn't absolutely required when I eat sushi. Mmm.. now I have a craving for some unagi.
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Postby BonBon » May 23rd, '08, 17:51

Terrasi wrote:Sushi in Colorado is not good, and never will be. We are as far from the ocean as possible. I don't hate sushi, I just don't love it.


So very true. I love sushi, but hard to get decent sushi in Colorado. Some Japanese friends of mine took me to Sushi Den in Denver for some, and it was okay. It was also my first experience with sea urchin gonads. :P But I've never met anyone here that has thought sushi in Colorado was good.

I voted for "I Love Sushi." I'll eat it with tea or not, it matters not to me, really. Usually when I drink tea, I don't like to eat with it, but sometimes I'll have it with food.

Tring out white teas today with some Adagio Song Yang. Taking a break from greens for a while, and waiting for some Pu-Erh to come in. ;)
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