It’s easy to pass by the unassuming Red Blossom Tea Company, situated in a narrow, understated storefront in the heart of Chinatown’s busy and flashy Grant Avenue.
But if you wander in, you’ll probably learn a thing or two about tea you never knew. Red Blossom (831 Grant Ave.) is celebrating 30 years in business, and owner Alice Luong and saleswoman Amy Covey gave us the lowdown on everything from how the shop started to how tea is grown to how to pair it with food.
Producing teas is as complicated and variable as producing wine, and like wine, individual teas can have terroir. Covey whipped out an……..