Tea Time at Reverie: Sanctuary T’s Chocolate Honeybush Tea

Ever thought chocolate and tea couldn’t pair well together? Sanctuary T has just the tisane to challenge that idea. Their Chocolate Honeybush Tea blends the woody, naturally sweet flavors of the African honeybush root with bittersweet cocoa. Read on to find out more of my thoughts on this guilt-free pleasure!

A Bibliophile's Reverie

Our next Tea Time At Reverie comes courtesy of Sanctuary T. This New York City tea shop sells a number of its straight loose-leafs and artisan tea blends at their online store. Notice I said “tea shop.” Yes, you can visit Sanctuary T’s restaurant for just about any meal of the day, or make reservations for afternoon tea. Their menu features a neat selection of creative yet familiar dishes to match the cozy tearoom environment. I may have to pop in there the next time I’m in the Big Apple!

Sanctuary T logo

One of the teas I was thrilled to try from Sanctuary was their Chocolate Honeybush Tea. Haven’t heard of honeybush before? It’s a flowering plant grown in South Africa that was named after the honey fragrance from its blossoms. It differs from the more well-known rooibos (also cultivated in South Africa) with darker, coarser root pieces and a…

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