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Kabuki-za Tea Shop designed by Kengo Kuma

Next, Tokyo!

The 2018 Winter Olympics are now over, and the next is 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo! The main stadium of the Tokyo Olympics is designed by world-renowned architect, Kengo Kuma. In an interview, he said the old stadium from the previous Tokyo Olympics in 1964 was his inspiration to become an architect. As a young […]

Our shipment is delivered by USPS. Thank you!

Thank a Mailman Day!

Today is Thank a Mailman Day! Our shipments are delivered by USPS. Thank you, Postal Office Workers!

eho maki

Eho-Maki (good fortune sushi roll)

Setsubun, the beginning of spring in Japan was February 3rd this year. On the day of setsubun, Japanese eat eho-maki (thick sushi rolls). Eho is the good fortune direction and it varies every year. This year’s eho is south-southeast. We eat the thick sushi roll which preferably contains seven ingredients, facing eho (this year, south-southeast). […]

setsubun mame

Setsubun

Setsubun (節分), a traditional event marking the beginning of spring, usually falls on February third or fourth, according to the Japanese lunar calendar. Japanese celebrate setsubun in many ways depending on the regions, and the bean throwing is one of the common ones. We throw roasted soy beans around our houses, shouting, “”Oni wa soto! […]

New Year's Resolution #5

New Year’s Resolution #5

Let’s say NO to plastic and paper. Let’s say YES to ceramic cups and mugs! Teas taste way better and it’s friendlier to environment! Happy 2018!

national tin can day

Happy National Tin Can Day!

The tin can was invented in the early 1800’s in Europe. Funny thing is…the can opener wasn’t invented until 1858. For almost half a century, people hacked, chopped and chiseled to open the cans! Jugetsudo’s tin cans are easy to open and there is an inner lid to keep the tea fresh! Sencha in a […]

new year's resolution#4

New Year’s Resolution #4

New Year’s Resolution #4: Look for quality rather than quantity. The price of a good product most likely reflects its quality. Treat yourself with high grade tea! Happy 2018!

happy national hot tea day

Happy National Hot Tea Day!

January 12th is National Hot Tea Day. Let’s celebrate with a nice cup of hot green tea. Cheers!

new year's resolution #3

New Year’s Resolution #3

Start a new habit of drinking green tea rather than sweetened drinks. Green tea has lots of health benefits and boosting your metabolism is one of them. It doesn’t happen in one day. Drink tea every day! Happy 2018!

new year's resolution #2

New Year’s Resolution #2

Take a moment and make some tea. Slowly and carefully. Relax and enjoy the flavorful tea. Happy 2018!