PLAN DATE: SUN / JAN. 14
This innovative, artist-driven space serves as part tea shop, part event space, part rehearsal studio, part pop-up art gallery and all charm. Stop by Mirror Tea House for a hot cup of tea, or indulge in something different, like the strawberry hot chocolate. If you stick around for a while, you’ll catch Muse, a performance featuring classical and chamber music.
After enjoying a sweet tea with your… well, you know where we’re going with this… head over to farm-to-table Oaxacan-inspired Claro for a fresh take on Mexican food. While entrees such as shrimp aguachile and lobster tostada are the centerpieces, Claro also features an emphasis on mezcal, with an array of cocktails highlighting this distinctive liquor.
Mirror Tea House
575 Union Street, Brooklyn
idk tip: Coffee lovers are encouraged to try the spot’s nel drip coffee. Nel drip is a Japanese form of drip coffee that produces richer flavor with milder acidity.
284 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn
idk tip: The spot also supports Oaxacan artists, with decorative tiles by artist Francisco Toledo and dishes served on pottery by artist Francisco Martínez Alarazón.