Ippodo

Kyoto-based and three centuries old, the store brings premium green tea (and a limited edition spring matcha) to NYC

Just a few blocks from the hustle and bustle of Grand Central Station lies the serene Ippodo, hidden inside the ground level of Michelin-starred restaurant Kajitsu, which specializes in all-vegetarian Japanese Shojin cuisine. Not to be confused with the wildly popular ramen hotspot in the East Village of the same name, Ippodo has been producing high-quality tea for almost three centuries in the heart of …