Located in a super obscure 2nd floor location on Howard Street; you'd have to know someone who knew someone to tell you about it. Here the tea is treated as an art and is taken very seriously. You can take tea tasting classes and/or buy artisan teas.
This is a fun place to be for those of us who aren't big drinkers! Tea is much healthier. Tell them I sent you! =)
THE MANDARIN'S TEA ROOM
201 HOWARD STREET
NEW YORK, NY