Wondering what’s going on in the space on 45th, that was once Starbucks?
It’s now Young Tea, created by proprietor Caroline Lee.
I recently had a fun and informative conversation with Caroline.
Tea is a big part of the culture in her native Taiwan; she named the store ‘young’ because tea, in its many types and variations, is good for you – it keeps you young.
Caroline moved to New York about 30 years ago and came to Seattle 10 years later.
Her first store in Chinatown, is now closed – the landlord had ‘other plans’. And when …