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Milk or sugar with your tea? Or how about bacteria?

Milk or sugar with your tea? Or how about bacteria?

April 28, 2017

Kate Lewis '18   Trendy foods have been colorful, expensive and beautiful, but never before have they been alive.   Kombucha is fermented sweet tea… cultured with bacteria and yeast. This concoction works as a liquid probiotic, so the living bacteria and yeast in the tea actua...

Downtown Westport waves goodbye to David’s Tea

Downtown Westport waves goodbye to David’s Tea

April 28, 2017

By: Liv Ronca ’18   David’s Tea, one of the many outlets where Westporters receive their caffeine, will be closing its downtown location between Brooks Brothers Women’s store and Jack Wills on April 29.   “I went to David’s Tea probably once every two or three weeks, and I went a lot...

Westport Dance Academy leaps and twirls to provide holiday meals

Westport Dance Academy leaps and twirls to provide holiday meals

December 19, 2016

Kayla Sirlin ’19 The Westport Dance Academy held a children’s tea party at the Westport Woman’s Club to raise money for the Project Love Holiday Meal Campaign on Saturday. The senior company dancers partook in a series of mini dances while a Westport Woman’s Club member read the Nutcracker...

[Oct. 2016 Features] Bar ’Bucha brings a new flavor to town–Avdiu opens a new Kombucha cafe near the Westport train station

November 22, 2016

By Sydney Kaplan ’17   Aishah Avdiu ’17 is not your typical senior girl. While many students spend their afternoons playing on a sports team or spending time with friends, Avdiu has started her own business: a Kombucha cafe. Bar ‘Bucha, a name penned by Avdiu, is a cafe and store lo...

Despite the winter season, David’s Tea continues to thrive

Despite the winter season, David’s Tea continues to thrive

Chase Gornbein, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016

Even in the cold and brisk winter season, David’s Tea, located in downtown Westport has remained a top destination for Staples students. With flavors ranging from “Chocolate orange” to “Organic Nepal black,” and divided neatly into categories labeled: White, green, oolong black, pu’ erh...

What’s up with that

What’s up with that

Sarah Sommer, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015

Tea is quite the concept. People all around the world take little baggies full of herbs, stick them in hot water, and then drink them.  People have habits and designated “tea-times,” favorite combinations, and special recipes. However, you may as well be sipping on a freshly brewed cup of leaves, s...

April 28, 2011 l Fancy a spot of tea?

April 28, 2011 l Fancy a spot of tea?

April 28, 2011

12:10 p.m.  In celebration of  the across-the-pond nuptials about to take place in London, Fran Evan, social studies and English department secretary, and ardent anglophile, serves high tea in the social studies department.  Evan grew up in England and such events remind her of her childhood home. "Th...

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