Friday, June 12, 2009

Digging a look inside SF's Samovar

San Francisco is a wonderful tea town — hip, chilly, foggy, plus international influence, especially from the eastern tealands. One of the tea shops I hope to make a pilgrimage to one day is Samovar. Here's the thing about this post: First, just last night a friend of mine rolled through town and crashed on our pullout. I knocked together a veggie paella, over which she told us tales of Samovar's wonders. Then, just this afternoon, I happened randomly (at Tea Club for Men) upon the following video. It's an episode of "Diggnation," a podcast from the Digg media bookmarking site — from last month, but it's a nice glimpse of the shop, its teas and Kevin Rose's other ephemera ...

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