In addition to running her wholesale tea company, Roth has been building out The Blue Willow Teaspot, a tea house, on her own. It is set to softly open Oct. 16.
Between news on Blue Bottle, Four Barrel and Blue Willow Tea, there's much to share on the East Bay coffee and tea world in this week's Bites.
Berkeley and Oakland are chock-full of tea producers and importers focusing on bringing the good stuff to tea enthusiasts and new converts alike.
The new, sleek coffee shop takes the place of Café Yesterday, with a streamlined, coffee- and pastries-focused menu.