chicago tea shops

Spirit Tea

Chicago is far enough north that hot tea sells well six months of the year and in sweltering summers ice tea surges making it one of the best locations for tea retail in the U.S. DAVIDsTEA plans to open several new stores in the area with its new-found IPO financing while Teavana, Adagio and...

Bee & Tea Strive to Make Boba the Next Fro-Yo

Bee & Tea, a Chicago-based tea destination, is the newest endeavor for Forever Yogurt founder Mandy Calara and Calara hopes boba can now follow the fro-yo craze. Calara is a serial entrepreneur. In 2007 he created whosout.com, a social networking site, with Ahmad Yilmaz. Three years later, the two teamed up to establish their...