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Spill the tea

Spill the tea

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

January 15, 2018

Throughout time, tea has been a common staple in society, drawing connections between divergent cultures across the globe. A hotbed for coffeehouses and juice bars, San Francisco also offers dozens of local hubs for tea fanatics to satisfy their cravings. Located in the heart of Golden Gate Park bes...

Hyped up

Hyped up

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

November 30, 2017

With long school hours and late night study sessions, caffeine is a crucial part of many students’ diets. Coffee and tea can both provide a solution to that daily fix, along with providing other health benefits. “Coffee will more than likely have more caffeine than tea,” herbalist Alex Trevis...

Teatime tradition acts as tribute to the graduating class

The Senior Class stands for its formal class photo on the front steps of the Flood Mansion. The photo, formerly
taken in the Cortile, was relocated to the front steps so that refreshments could be served in the tented patio area.

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

May 17, 2016

Illuminated by light pouring in from the Belvedere windows overlooking San Francisco Bay, the Senior Class stood in a semi-circle, clad in white dresses, holding bouquets of pink and white roses in one hand and shaking guests’ hands with the other. Faculty and students, along with invited parents and ...

Mostly organic boba tea shop perfects sweetened tea

Two girls pick-up their Thai boba tea orders at the 19th and Valencia St. location. The girls waited briefly and watched their drinks being made before getting them.

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

November 5, 2015

Locals and visitors alike line up out the door and down the block outside of the self-proclaimed tea bar with the “highest quality boba in San Francisco,” drawing customers off the Mission’s populous Valencia Street. Patient patrons enter into a minimalist white-on-wooden motif tea bar to try Bob...

Senior Tea kicks off commencement season

Seniors holding fuchsia gerberas greet their guests. The Class of 2014 greeted approximately 450 guests in a receiving line during Senior Tea this afternoon.

May 1, 2014

Faculty, staff, parents and friends made their way down the receiving line of 37 seniors, shaking gloved hands during Senior Tea this afternoon. The long-standing tradition kicks off graduation season that culminates on June 7 with Commencement. “I like it because it’s such an old tradition,” Fiona Gia...

Convent alumna owns and runs local tea room Crown & Crumpet

Denebeim Dean chats with guests about their afternoon tea. Denebeim Dean held afternoon tea parties with friends in the presidio when she was a child, according to her.

October 12, 2011

Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief Amy Denebeim Dean (’81) owns and manages Crown & Crumpet, a “room with tea and wit” with husband Christopher Dean. Denebeim Dean attended university in Switzerland and later worked as the Creative Services Manager for the U.K. Ralph Lauren stores and a prop buyer...

Tearoom brings charm to 21st century

Junior Frankie Incerty pours tea at Lovejoy’s Tea Room. Although the sign says “Reserved for Royalty,” Lovejoys welcomes tea drinkers of all ages — specializing in warm scones and dainty sandwiches with the crusts cut off. ANJALI SHRESTHA | the broadview

December 16, 2009

Anjali Shrestha Feature Editor The soft murmur of ladies chatting paired with the clink of porcelain lend to the homey atmosphere of Lovejoy’s Tea Room in Noe Valley. Lovejoy’s, founded by an English couple 14 years ago, is a quintessential San Francisco restaurant with its rando...

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