Tea Time

I recently visited Zhejiang Province in China, home to the Dragon Well Tea, which has long been ranked first for Chinese teas in successive appraisals for its mild fragrance, clear brew and nutty, smooth taste. The highest grade harvests of its yellowish-green spears are hard to attain, even in China. Inspired by this superlative tea-drinking experience, we found some first-rate tea products to help infuse …

Sweet Brazil Chocolates

In Brazil, like most everywhere else, Easter tradition dictates giving chocolate eggs to relatives and friends. With the motto "Life has more taste when we feed our eyes before we delight the palate," Sweet Brazil Chocolates have been producing wonderful "design chocolate" since 1987—a superior choice for celebrating the holiday. While every major chocolate brand working double to fill the supermarkets with thematic eggs—like Hello …

Bovetti Chocolates

Probably to quell our jealousy, a CH colleague recently brought delicious Bovetti chocolate bars back from a weekend trip to Paris. It worked. The artisan Tablettes de chocolate are wide bars of rich quality chocolate sprinkled with a single ingredient on one side. We sampled a dark chocolate with sesame and enjoyed both the complexly flavored chocolate and the subtle nutty accent of the seeds. …