26 Mar '11, 4am

Jasmine pearls and gold flakes in a cup- tea at #Hilton New Delhi!

New Delhi , March 25 (IANS) Tea has long been a thing of addiction, a reason for roadside revelry and the lowest common denominator among beverages in India . But it also has exotic avatars that denote refinement and royalty and the Hilton Hotel here is offering 18 such types. The Chynna Gold restaurant at the hotel comes with an exclusive tea lounge that oozes aromas ranging from chocolate to jasmine to strawberries to mushrooms. Each of these rare tea types come with a rich history, an elaborate method of preparation, and like the good old wine - food types to go with it. Then there's a tea sommelier, with an effortless smile and a deep understanding of tea temperament, to guide you through the intimidating menu. 'Nine out of every 10 customers have queries. They ask all kinds of questions like where does the tea come from, how is it prepared, what to eat with it,' Sonia...

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