Hot Drinks, NY: Rose Tea Latte at Grounded


[Photo: Kathy YL Chan]

Grounded in the West Village is known as an especially tea-friendly coffee shop, even selling their own line of loose leaf teas. Keep an eye out for their Rose Tea Latte ($4.75), in which a strong brewed, brisk black tea replaces espresso in a silky, extra-frothy latte. They sweeten it with just enough rose syrup to leave a gentle, somewhat floral but not at all soapy flavor. The rose notes are delicate, a soft contrast to the bold tea, wrapped in a rich blanket of frothed whole milk.

Snap on that lid and take it go—this warm drink is the ideal accompaniment to the crisp fall weather.


28 Jane Street, New York, NY 10014 (map) 212-647-0943