Ike’s Love & Sandwiches

Ike’s Love and Sandwiches is a funky joint that got its start in The Castro district of San Francisco in 2007.  Ike’s is known for it’s unique sandwich offerings that have equally unique names like “Menage a Trois” and [Name of the Girl I’m Dating].  I first reviewed Ike’s iced tea in 2016.  At this…

Honest “just black tea”

I have been having a lot of trouble finding this tea in my area, so I finally broke down and ordered two bottles over the Internet and reluctantly paid $5 for shipping. My first impression is that this tea looks different than any other tea I have tried. You can’t really tell from the picture,…

Sugar in your Tea

If you have looked around this site you will see that most of it is devoted to black, unsweetened tea.  The reason I stick to black tea, I admit, is more a matter of preference than anything else.  But there are other types of tea and this will be one of the few times I…

Antioxidants in Tea

Most people know that tea is a pretty good source of antioxidants, specifically polyphenols or flavonoids. However, there was a study done back in 2010 by researcher Shiming Li that concluded many bottled teas have “virtually no” antioxidants (click here for study). Six teas were analyzed in this study and those teas contained 81, 43, 40,…