Top tea rooms in Manhattan

Even in an era of global warming, there's always a place for a hot cup of tea in wintertime. New York's tea establishments tend to be either Asian- or British-inflected, since those parts of the globe have turned their appreciation into an art form. Whether you're sitting down to an elegant ritual with cucumber sandwiches or grabbing a slushy "bubble tea" in Chinatown, here are the top Manhattan stops. --TED LOOS. Special to Newsday

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