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The Bangkok tea party

A growing number of establishments offer more than a handful of brews

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Just like bell-bottoms morphing into boot-cut and eventually skinny jeans, the way people enjoy their cuppa also changes over time. Sipping tea from porcelain cups with pinkies raised may not be a common sight in Thailand just yet, but tea-drinking is very much a part of our everyday life whether we realise it or not. The availability of tea is more relevant when it is staring at us through a plastic bottle, usually with a brightly cluttered tag, or in a tea bag that we mindlessly dunk into hot water. In other words, it is produced for the masses with nothing personal or delicate at all. The recently opened tea salons around town, however, are looking to stimulate the fine culture and experience of tea time: scones, timers and all. 

There are many variables to consider when it comes to making the perfect cuppa.

Enjoying a fine cup of tea is becoming a trend in Thailand, to some extent feeding off the "healthy" trend.

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