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Ippodo Tea Co., Tokyo

Marunouchi Store, between Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace Kokusai Bldg. 3-1-1 Marunouchi Naki-dori Tokyo 100-005 Tel. +81 3 6212 0202 10am to 7pm (last call in the tearoom is at 6.00 pm) http://www.ippodo-tea.co.jp/en/index.html     The Tokyo address is more expensive than the one  in Kyoto, no doubt due to its location in upmarket Ginza […]

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Ippodo Tea Company, Kyoto

Teramachi-dori Nijo, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0915 Tel. +81 75 211 3421 Shop : 9am to 7pm (6pm on Sundays and holidays)  –  Tearoom 11am to 5pm http://www.ippodo-tea.co.jp Subway to City Hall. Nothing much outside that I can read indicates that this is the place I am looking for, but as soon as I step through the sliding […]

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———– Thanks to Ippodo, Japan for today’s instructive e-mail on how to care for my beloved matcha utensils. ———– “Handling and care of the whisk Wetting the tips of the whisk (chasen) before using it makes them more pliant. Rinse the whisk with water after using it. If any matcha doesn’t rinse off easily, wipe […]

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After two weeks impatience, I just received my shipment from the Ippodo Online Shop. Straight from Kyoto: 1 2012 Uji Shincha freshly harvested 1 Tancho-no-mukashi (matcha) + 1 matcha sieve 1 Hosen (sencha) 1 Shoike-no-o (sencha) Wish I could share the delicious, fresh grassy aroma of the 2012 sencha through cyberspace!

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Japanese tea

Preparing and serving Japanese tea The Japanese prepare their tea entirely differently from the Chinese. I learned this in the Mecca of Japanese green tea, the Ippodo Tea Co. in Kyoto  Matcha making There are two ways to serve matcha: Usacha and Koicha. The first is liquid, the more casual way to drink matcha, while Koicha […]

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