Tay Tea and Nini O. have been fortunate over the past decade to have been featured in many top publications -- New York Magazine, Travel & Leisure, Lucky Magazine, NY Post, Every Day with Rachel Ray -- as well as on TV, in film, and on Martha Stewart Radio.
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Nini provided the tasting spread and hand blended hot and cold brews featured in this incredible photo essay: "Where the Wild Things Grow: A Spring Edible Walk & Tasting Along the Delaware River." Read
Edible Hudson Valley
Nini is featured in the summer issue of Edible Hudson Valley Magazine, "The WOMEN of Hudson Valley," alongside a fantastic group of makers, shakers & creative spirit sisters. Read.
WPKN's Kevin Gallagher interviews Tay Tea's Nini O. about tea, tea culture and "digging in the dirt." A highly entertaining conversation! Listen.
The Evolution of Tay Tea by Laura Silverman is a beautiful profile of Nini & the shop. "It’s clear from the moment you meet her that Nini Ordoubadi is a born hostess." Read full profile.
Delhi’s Main Street Welcomes Businesses: "It’s fantastic to be here on Main Street. We’re really redirecting our gaze and direction to perfecting the art of tea blending. There’s an infusion of all of these wonderful businesses." Read article.
A great profile of Nini O and her Andes store. "Tay Tea has something for everyone – from beeswax candles and tea soaps to vegetarian organic seasonal eats." Read full post.
A nice account of a visit to Tay Home: "If you are ever in the Andes, NY area, definitely stop by. I guarantee you will walk away not only with some amazing teas, but also with some great memories & fun energy." Read full post.
And North: A Spring Social at Fish & Game
Tay Tea was honored to contribute our teas to AndNorth's Spring Social with Hudson River Exchange at Fish & Game in Hudson, NY. A celebration of creative collaboration! Read full post.
Tay Tea Featured in Upstater
"Before you know it, the whole world is a better place. All because of tea. Regardless, you should still visit the Andes Tay Home. The decor is great, and it’s a popular event space for live music and art." Read full post.
Real Simple Loves Better Than Sex
RealSimple.com picked Tay's blend "Better Than Sex" in its winter article on 6 Warming Drinks to Beat the Polar Vortex: "Staffers claim that this loose-leaf blend of rooibos, Belgian dark chocolate, and peppermint pretty much lives up to its name." Read full post.
Apartment Therapy Spotlights Tay Tea & Many Kitchens
Apartment Therapy spotlighted Many Kitchens as one of the best places to discover gourmet food online, mentioning our very own signature Persian Rose tea! Read full post.
Shurka Bazaar - NYC Persian Parade 2013
Turmeric & Saffron visits the 2013 Persian Parade in NYC. Tay Tea had a tea den at the Shurka Bazaar, where Nini served her signature Persian Rose tea. Read full post.
Cooking With Tea: Green Tea & Shiitake Stuffed Lotus Leaves The Chalkboard has posted another recipe from Nini's Cooking with Tea series, this time featuring an exotic fall recipe for stuffed lotus leaves. Get the recipe.
Tay Tea's Persian Rose ‘Love Spell’ Cookies The Chalkboard has posted the recipe to our famous Persian Rose ‘Love Spell’ Cookies, devloped for Tay Tea by pastry chef, Lizabelle Burke! Get the recipe
Tay Tea: All About Healing Tea Leaves The Chalkboard talks with Nini about crafting teas that have a great variety of health and healing benefits, withsoothing and rejuvenating qualities. Read full post.
Best of 2011: The Year in Review Tay Home makes New York Post's Best of 2011 List for their favorite places under "Catskills Cool." Read at New York Post.
2012 Travel Hot List Makeup Artist Mary Wiles contributes to UK magazine RED's 2012 Travel Hot List, listing Tay Home in Andes, NY as one of her favorite new discoveries!
Download the article (PDF).
Tay Home Away From Home
Green Door Magazine's Winter Issue takes a trip to Tay Home and talks with owner Nini Ordoubadi about her Persian heritage. Download the article (PDF)
Detox in Delaware County
Tay Home was recently mentioned in New York Magazine's Travel section in an article about Delaware County's best places to eat! Read at New York Magazine's
An Upstate Love Song: Dinner for Friends at Tay Home
Tay Home recently hosted a wonderful dinner by Chef Louisa Shafia, author of Lucid Food. The dinner was a benefit for The MARK Project and featured a vegetarian menu using local ingredients. Read at Lucid Food
Road Trip: New York's Catskills
Travel + Leisure takes a roadtrip through Upstate New York's Catskills and makes a stop at Tay Home in Andes for some Better Than Sex tea! Read at Travel + Leisure
Fresh: Tay Home
Watershed Post's Lillian Browne visits Tay Home for our grand reopening this past Memorial Day Weekend! Read at Watershed Post
Tay Tea @ ABC Home
Food blog 'A Passion for Food' enjoys the Tay Tea display at ABC Home in NYC! Read at A Passion for Food
Sugar Rush: Saffron and Amber Swizzles by Tay Tea
New York area food website takes a look at Tay Tea's Amber and Saffron Swizzle Sticks! Read at Serious Eats: New York
Tay Tea Appears on The Nibble's Mother's Day Gift Guide
The Nibble has chosen Tay Tea's Artisan Tea Sampler as part of their Gourmet Mother's Day Gift Guide for 2011. Read at The Nibble
Blending Teas, Connecting Lives
Tay Tea owner Nini Ordoubadi's latest article at T Ching, where she discusses what led her to become a tea blender. Read at T Ching
Better Than Sex Tea Big Hit at Coffee & Tea Festival NYC
"Better Than Sex was the most requested sample at my booth," said Tay Tea's Nini Ordoubadi. People are drawn in by the name and then get hooked on the taste. Totally satisfying and uniquely delicious, the taste of this tea is almost mystical, some might say magical. Nini takes the time to get the blending just right to create a wonderful and satisfying sensation in every cup. Read the Coffee & Tea Festival Email Newsletter
Mapcidy discovers Tay Tea being served at a wedding. Read the Article at Mapcidy
The Daily Star - "Shop Talk"
Shop Talk is a weekly column featuring locally owned and operated businesses. This week, they talk to Nini Ordoubadi of Tay Tea in Andes. Read the Article at TheDailyStar.com
Edible Hudson Valley - "For All the Tea in China"
Edible Hudson Valley's Fall 2010 issue features Tay Home and the new Tay Tea Bar. The article also includes Nini's recipe for "The Duchess' Tea Chocolates." Download the Article (PDF)
Venusian Fusion Visits Tay Home
Please read this excellent article by AnneMarie from the blog Venusian Fusion as she visits Tay Home and chats with owner Nini Ordoubadi. Read at Venusian Fusion
T Ching Reviews Our New Tub Teas
if you are ready for a spa-like experience in the comfort of your own home, why not brew a pot of your favorite tea, draw a bath, add a Tub Tea sachet, and luxuriate? Read at T Ching
Lucid Food Visits 'The Tea Mistress'
Chef/Author/Blogger Louisa Shafia of Lucid Food visit's Nini's loft in NYC for some afternoon tea. Louisa will be a guest at Tay Home to do a combination cooking demo and book signing for her new book 'Lucid Food: Cooking for an Eco-Conscious Life' (Amazon Link) later this summer. Read at Lucid Food
Sunday Suppers Loves Tay's Persian Rose
Fantastic blog Sunday Suppers recently tried our Persian Rose tea and loved every sip. Read at Sunday Suppers
Top 20 Favourite Tea Packaging
Style site Krftd picks their top 20 favorite tea packages, and Tay Tea makes the list! Read at Krftd
Tea Time with Tay
Online magazine Truly Obscure tries out Tay Tea's Berber, Kaapstad, Tuk Tuk Chai, Twiggy and Marry Me Again. Read at Truly Obscure
Love in a Cup
Tay Tea founder Nini Ordoubadi shares her story of a Valentine's tea tasting and her recipe for Persian Saffron Love Tea. Read at T CHING
Tea Shop of Woodstock–Where tea lovers relax and taste the tea!
Hudson Valley Good Stuff recently spotlighted Tea Shop of Woodstock, which prominently features Tay Tea at their shop. Read Full Article
Nini Ordoubadi Profiled for Revel in New York
Revel in New York has produced a video segment and web page profiling Tay Tea founder Nini Ordoubadi. Their goal is to "look at the city through its people." Read and Watch the Video
Sarah Magid Cakes: Cookies That Taste Like Clouds
Sarah Magid uses Tay Tea's Duchess' First Love to make her Crumbly Tea Cookies. She also discusses some techniques for getting the best results when baking with tea. Read Online
Lucky Magazine features TAY TEA in "Great Hostess Gifts Under $100"
The July issue of Lucky Magazine spotlights Tay Tea's "Wake Up" Sample Box as a great hostess gift for under $100. Download Article
TAY TEA Featured on The City Sweet Tooth
The City Sweet Tooth mentioned Tay Tea and 'Better Than Sex' in their report about the 2009 Coffee & Tea Festival NYC. Read at The City Sweet Tooth
Intense Tea: Serving tea in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Tay Tea founder Nini Ordoubadi shares her story of serving her tea to the staff of Providence Hospital in Portland, Oregon while her brother was in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Read at T CHING
TAY TEA Featured in Catskill Mountain Region Guide
Tay Tea is featured in the February 2009 issue of Catskill Mountain Region Guide. The article is titled "Keepin' It Local" written by Karin Edmonson. Download Article
TAY TEA Mentioned in The Nibble's Online Newsletter
"Every time we drink a new brand of 'gourmet tea,' we are reminded of
how much better Tay Tea's blends are." The Nibble Online Newsletter
TAY TEA Creates New Line of Artisanal Tea Blends for Henri Bendel
Nini Ordoubadi of Tay Tea, has recently custom blended an original collection of artisanal teas for Henri Bendel. The enticing line consists of 2 black tea blends, 2 green, 1 rooibos and an herbal one that are currently being sold in their five new stores nationwide. Buy at HenriBendel.com
TAY TEA featured in NYC Coffee & Tea Festival Newsletter
"The most sought-after tea at the 2008 Coffee And Tea Festival NYC, this Rooibos tea blended with organic farm-grown peppermint, marigold petals, and bits of Belgian dark chocolate was created by artisanal tea blender Nini Ordoubadi of Tay Tea. Totally satisfyingand uniquely delicious, the taste of this tea is almost mystical, some might say magical." http://www.coffeeandteafestival.com
TAY TEA featured in TrulyObscure.com's "Celebration of Tea"
Tay Tea was recently featured in online magazine Truly Obscure's "Celebration of Tea" article. TrulyObscure.com
TAY TEA on The Nibble's Gourmet Gift Guide
Tay Tea's Persian Rose Tea and Artisan Tea Sampler are featured in the "Sugar-Free Gourmet Gift Favorites" section of The Nibble's 2008 Holiday Gift Guide. TheNibble.com
TAY TEA Featured on CoolHunting.com
CoolHunting.com's by Ami Kealoha reviews several blends of TAY TEA. Cool Hunting is a daily update on ideas and products in the intersection of art, design, culture and technology, and features weekly videos that get an inside look at the people who create them. CoolHunting.com
VeeTea's Lindsey Goodwin visits Tay Home
Lindsey Goodwin from the VeeTea blog recently visited Tay Home in Andes, NY. Please visit her blog to read all about it and see her wonderful photos of Tay and the changing Fall leaves in Upstate NY. VeeTea Blog
VIDEO: Nini Ordoubadi Featured in "Revel in New York" Short Film Series
REVEL IN NEW YORK is a series about the people of New York City. We take you into their worlds and reveal their personal tastes and subjective recommendations. Watch the Video
VIDEO: TAY TEA on CBS 2 Morning Show
Nini Ordoubadi was part of a Coffee vs. Tea debate on the CBS 2 Morning Show, live from the 2008 Coffee & Tea Festival NYC.
TAY TEA on Martha Stewart Radio
Nini Ordoubadi, the founder of TAY TEA, was a guest on Martha Stewarts Sirius Satellite Radio show on April 29, 2008 to discuss "Creating Your Own Tea Blends at Home." For more info visit: http://www.marthastewart.com/radio
Come See Us at the 2008 Coffee and Tea Festival NYC
Nini Ordoubadi, the founder of TAY TEA will be a guest speaker on the main stage.
Presented by Nini Ordoubadi, Owner of Tay Tea Inc.
Saturday, April 12 at 3:00pm
Drink From the Global Cup
By Terry Hannum
Delaware County Times
By Carole Braden
Everyday with Rachel Ray
Better Than Sex Tea Big Hit at Coffee and Tea Festival NYC
Coffee & Tea Festival Newsletter
April 28-29, 2007