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Originally opened in 2002, Teany, a quaint cafe (Credit: Nancy Borowick)

Originally opened in 2002, Teany, a quaint cafe on the Lower East Side of Manhattan offers a wide variety of teas and dishes friendly to all sorts of dietary wishes serving vegan and vegetarian options. (Jan. 23, 2011)

Spots for a spot of tea in NYC

Duck inside these spots for a cozy, old- fashioned treat: tea time.

Originally opened in 2002, Teany, a quaint cafe
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

Originally opened in 2002, Teany, a quaint cafe on the Lower East Side of Manhattan offers a wide variety of teas and dishes friendly to all sorts of dietary wishes serving vegan and vegetarian options. (Jan. 23, 2011)

Heather Frakes, one of the chefs at Teany,
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

Heather Frakes, one of the chefs at Teany, jots down an order at this lower east side establishment. (Jan. 23, 2011)

Waitress Lucy Potapova waits on diners at Teany
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

Waitress Lucy Potapova waits on diners at Teany Cafe on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. (Jan. 23, 2011)

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While dining at Teany in Manhattan, patrons often
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

While dining at Teany in Manhattan, patrons often pair one of the dozens of tea options with a sweet treat, such as these Cowgirl Cookies, Whoopie Pies or Vegan Scones. (Jan. 23, 2011)

Teany patron and Manhattan locals, Hermes Payrhuber, left,
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

Teany patron and Manhattan locals, Hermes Payrhuber, left, and Jorge Clar, right, share the Green Roobios Berry tea on a brisk Sunday afternoon in the Lower East Side. (Jan. 23, 2011)

Dozens of teas and other beverages are available
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

Dozens of teas and other beverages are available at Teany, on Rivington Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Pictured here is the Rose Petal Tea. (Jan. 23, 2011)

Dozens of teas and other beverages are available
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

Dozens of teas and other beverages are available at Teany, on Rivington Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Pictured here is the Rose Petal Tea. (Jan. 23, 2011)

A popular dish at Teany on Rivington Street
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

A popular dish at Teany on Rivington Street in Manhattan is the Teany Tea Sandwich which also comes with a small salad. (Jan. 23, 2011)

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Cha-An Japanese Tea House in the East Village
(Credit: Kumi Hayase)

Cha-An Japanese Tea House in the East Village of Manhattan offers more than 25 green, black and other teas and features a traditional Japanese tea ceremony.

Cha-An Japanese Tea House in the East Village
(Credit: Kumi Hayase )

Cha-An Japanese Tea House in the East Village of Manhattan offers more than 25 green, black and other teas and features a traditional Japanese tea ceremony.

Cha-An Tea House in the East Village of
(Credit: Kumi Hayase)

Cha-An Tea House in the East Village of Manhattan offers more than 25 green, black and other teas and features a traditional Japanese tea ceremony.

Cha-An Japanese Tea House in the East Village
(Credit: Kumi Hayase)

Cha-An Japanese Tea House in the East Village of Manhattan offers more than 25 green, black and other teas and features a traditional Japanese tea ceremony.

Cha-An Japanese Tea House in the East Village
(Credit: Kumi Hayase)

Cha-An Japanese Tea House in the East Village of Manhattan offers more than 25 green, black and other teas and features a traditional Japanese tea ceremony.

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Cha-An Japanese Tea House in the East Village
(Credit: Kumi Hayase)

Cha-An Japanese Tea House in the East Village of Manhattan offers more than 25 green, black and other teas and features a traditional Japanese tea ceremony.

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