Half of a Teapot Is Actually the Perfect Amount of Teapot

Have you ever filled your teapot up more than halfway in your life? Oh, you have? Well, not all of us are constantly having wild parties with dozens of friends for whom to make tea. The rest of us are usually only making one or two cups—and that's who the design team at the Dutch studio Droog made this teapot for. » 11/20/14 5:00pm 11/20/14 5:00pm

A Table That Looks Like Topography Is the Prettiest Way to Serve Tea

Drinking tea is already a pretty chilled out activity. The aromatic steam, the cozy cup, the soothing liquid, the overwhelming sensation of warmth and health. It's like a spa for your mouth. If you want to take your tea-drinking zen levels from Richard Gere to Dalai Lama, though, I have located the perfect tea… » 8/05/14 5:02pm 8/05/14 5:02pm

This Gorgeous Teapot Lets You Watch Your Tea Leaves Brew

Loose-leaf tea is a good investment, but not if you're going to cram it into a ball and hope it gets fully immersed in hot water. Far better are teapots that let your tea roam free, allowing the leaves to be properly steeped and achieve their full flavor potential. This new teapot by Joey Roth does that beautifully. » 7/16/14 5:00pm 7/16/14 5:00pm

This Vacuum Brewer Infuses Your Tea (or Booze) With Almost Anything

With mixology and DIY designer beverages on the rise, it's no wonder that users want more control. Enter BKON's new Craft Brewer, an impressive piece of machinery that infuses liquids in a perfect vacuum. Gizmodo recently got a hands-on demo at the iconic Counter Culture in Soho—and this thing can brew. » 5/22/14 5:20pm 5/22/14 5:20pm

Thermos Designed a Mug For the Slowest Sipping Tea Drinkers

It's supposed to be a beverage that you slowly slip and savor, but once you've brewed a cup of tea it's a race against the clock—and thermodynamics—to enjoy it while it's hot. A thick ceramic mug helps with that problem, but even better is the double-walled insulated engineering that went into Thermos' new tea tumblers » 12/12/13 3:41pm 12/12/13 3:41pm

The Kitchen Gadgets Worth Your Money

In case you haven't noticed, we love gadgets around here. In fact, our list of our favorite kitchen gear quickly became far too long for a single article, so we're splitting it in half. We present to you our favorite Kitchen Gadgets, and stay tuned in the near future for our favorite Cooking Gear. As always, we can't… » 11/09/13 10:14am 11/09/13 10:14am

A Steeping Scooping Tea Strainer That Cuts Down On Dirty Dishes

If your kitchen lacks a dishwasher, you'll do everything you can to reduce the amount of dishes you dirty. From eating directly off the counter, to drinking everything from the container, to making tea with this ingenious $21 Loop strainer that doubles as a scoop so you don't need to dirty a spoon. » 5/22/13 5:00pm 5/22/13 5:00pm

Drinking Away the Day Is Acceptable With a Calendar Made of Tea

What has your calendar done for you lately? Just reminding you of the day isn't going to cut it anymore—that's why god gave us smartphones. So if traditional calendars want any hope of staying relevant, it's time to start pulling double-duty. Which is exactly why we love this ingenious—if perhaps mildly… » 5/14/13 12:27pm 5/14/13 12:27pm

Coffee or Tea? Don't Choose Because This Cup Is Two-Faced

If you didn't get your flu shot, you might fall victim to what has now actually turned into an epidemic. And that means you'll temporarily trade your morning coffee in for a steady drip of tea. But fear not, this reversible cup suffers from multiple personality disorder, meaning it's appropriate for whichever hot… » 1/14/13 5:00pm 1/14/13 5:00pm

Gorgeous Warming Teapot Provides a Window To Steeping Perfection

If you're particularly picky about how your tea is steeped, this beautiful teapot lets you monitor the intensity of your brew with its see-through glass carafe. And with a built-in mesh infuser, the Smar Tea lets you halt the steeping process when the perfect shade is reached by simply tipping back its stainless steel… » 12/17/12 2:40pm 12/17/12 2:40pm

Add a Brain Cell Boost To the Long List of Ways Green Tea Is Good for…

Great news for those of you who opt for tea in the morning instead of coffee. In a study published in the Molecular Nutrition & Food Research journal, researchers have found that a key antioxidant chemical in green tea, epigallocatechin-3 gallate (or EGCG for short), boosts the production of neural progenitor cells… » 9/05/12 5:00pm 9/05/12 5:00pm