Betty Thompson

Cozy up to the classic custom right here in Auburn

There’s nothing like a cup of English breakfast in the morning and chamomile in the evening. But when do you fit in the orange brulee oolong and the razzleberry mint? If it ...

Downtown café is mix of trend and tradition

Betty Thompson has sipped tea at Harrods in London, in an Irish castle and at the Empress Hotel in Victoria, B.C. Now she’s recreating that experience in her own tea room ...

Tea paradise is a room with a brew

When Auburn resident Edna Sparkes recalls her childhood in the United Kingdom during the 1930s and ’40s, freshly brewed steaming hot tea is part of the picture. “We&r ...

Enjoy the benefits in a tasty cup of tea

Many people are trading their coffee cups for teacups to take full advantage of the health benefits of tea, along with a taste selection so vast it’s hard to take it all in. ...