For the love of tea
According to Townshend's Tea, Charles Townshend (their name sake) is the reason tea is often an underdog to coffee, he penned the Tea Act which led to a widespread boycott on tea and ultimately the infamous Boston Tea Party, causing people to fill their mugs with a certain dark acidic brew and sowing the seeds of our current coffee culture. However, Polly Rhim co/owner of Townshend's Tea-Park City, is making a valiant effort to change all that. This week Polly and I sat down at the tea house over cups of delicious tea, and talked about how she brought Townshend's Tea to Utah.
How did you get in the tea business?
Well I grew up in Oregon, Townshend's has several locations up there. They have the best Chai I have ever had. And