Japanese Milk Bread Is Coming for Your Lunch
“Cha-An Teahouse in Manhattan’s East Village, which bakes about 60 loaves a day, serves 3-inch-thick pieces for toasts with simple toppings such as smoked salmon and two kinds of butter—red bean and miso—to gild the richness.”
On 9th Street, Cha-an Bonbon to serve as a to-go outpost for Cha-an Teahouse
Tiny East Village teahouse Cha-an may be responsible for introducing the Big Apple to delicate Japanese desserts flavored with black sesame and hojicha (roast green tea) nearly 15 years ago."
On the second floor of a bustling East Village block, you’ll find one of the best tea rooms in New York, a haven dedicated to Japanese tea and home-style cooking. There’s plenty of matcha and sencha, of course, but Cha-An also sources teas from all over the world..."
Dining with Skyler - @nycdining
"The sponge cake was fluffy yet perfectly dense, the berries were fresh, and the mint and sorbet merged effortlessly making this dessert a great ending to my solo dining adventure."