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Teatime in Paris

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Tea master Madame Tseng opened her Paris teahouse, La Maison des Trois Teas, in 1994, filling it with antique Chinese furniture, 17th century Qing dynasty bowls and a wall of beautiful canisters painted with calligraphy. (Carla Coulson)
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An assistant weighs one of the hundreds of teas available at La Maison des Trois Teas. The shop owner travels to China for her tea. The staff helps customers select the right tea for them. (Carla Coulson)
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In the Mariage neighborhood of Paris, the tiny shop called Mariage Frères’ exports teas to connoisseurs all over the world. Customers can stop in for a cup and then visit the tea museum upstairs. (Carla Coulson)
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Honey-drenched Moroccan pastries are served with glasses of a sweetened mint tea at La Grande Mosquée de Paris. The mosque was built in 1922. (Carla Coulson)
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At Ladurée, guests can choose colorful macarons stuffed with jams and creams in 20 flavors. The teahouse has been in business since 1862. (Carla Coulson)
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L’espace Han-Seine in Paris is a contemporary venue for drinking tea, reading a book or visiting with friends. The Korean owner also serves traditional Korean sweets. (Carla Coulson)
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Ladurée’s upstairs tearoom has cushiony banquettes set against wood-paneled walls, mirrors and painted murals. (Carla Coulson)
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The courtyard of La Grande Mosquée de Paris on the Left Bank is an exotic location to enjoy mint tea and Moroccan pastries. (Carla Coulson)
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