Mandarin’s Tea Room

The Mandarin’s Tea Room

by Jason Walker on February 14, 2014

in Member Content, Voices of Tea

Tucked quietly away in New York City’s Chinatown, The Mandarin’s Tea Room opens doors to awareness. Canal Street in New York City’s Chinatown is a bazaar. One store doorway after another offers t-shirts, perfumes, and cheap souvenirs. Hawkers stand in the middle of the sidewalk. Locals and tourists side-step each other and dodge the merchants […]


Part of a series on How To Expand Your Tea Education. Becoming informed about tea can be easy and hard at the same time. There are more than enough books about tea. Some would even say there are more books than there is demand. You can find training courses and certification bodies. One of the […]


. Appellation. For wine and other products, appellation offers legal protection. It prevents a tea labeled “Darjeeling” from being produced outside of the designated geographical region of Darjeeling. Even though it has been produced for generations, da hong pao tea does not yet have such a recognized (and enforced) appellation. So I asked 2 colleagues […]

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. Note: excellent balance between texture, aftertaste, and aroma. . Score = 93 Price (as of post): 7g sample = $14 . Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Operated by Jason Walker. Sample provided by The Mandarin’s Tea Room. Subscribe in a […]