“Tea with those cocktails?”
by The Star Tribune
Verdant recently debuted a handful of tea toddies on its fall menu. This summer Duckler’s chai house added a kitchen and a liquor license, and the tea importer-turned-restaurateur tapped his childhood bestie Simeon Rossi of Northfield distillery Loon Liquors to help devise a tea-leaning cocktail list. Given the oolong expert’s tea background and leafy arsenal, his Seward cafe’s cocktail list is hardly limited to de rigueur (if perfectly delicious) Earl Grey infusions.