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Aug 25, 2006 03:18 PM

Upton Tea (moved from San Francisco Bay Area board)

Don't know this particular place but I totally agree about I've been a customer for 10 years+ and always been impressed with their quality, selection & amazing cs. is right up there with Upton in terms of excellence as is

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  1. Upton's website is also highly informative, passion without preciousness.

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    1. re: dordogne

      I'm changing my comment because the Upton discussion originally was comparing it to a local tea shop which doesn't make sense since this was moved.

      Imperial Tea also has an informative site.

    2. Thanks for the tip. I can see by your username, you're into tea.

      BTW, have you ever order online or been to the Fauchon store in NYC?

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      1. re: ML8000

        I am a long time Upton customer, but for Chinese greens and other asian teas I would also recommend Silk Road Teas (in the SF Bay area - there is another in the NW with a similar name), at

        1. re: Tom Simonson

          Thank you, Tom Simonson, for this suggestion of Silk Road Teas. I just checked their website and plan to order my next batch of Chinese greens from them.

          I had never heard of them, so I am looking forward to tasting their offerings.