Rodrick Markus imports high end teas & find chefs' tough-to-acquire ingredients.
Behind the Menu
Dave Beran, the chef of Next, called Rodrick Markus, an importer, master tea blender and the owner of Rare Tea Cellar, Inc "Do you have a line on [Japanese] maple leaves?" ...
Rare Tea Cellar
Opens Online Store
If you're a tea drinker, we suggest you hide your credit card in the freezer - this store is dangerous...
Rare Tea Cellar Launches Online Gourmet Marketplace
Rod Markus pops up at events and markets all year promoting his well-sourced higher-end tea from his Rare Tea Cellar. But now you have the chance to get the good sent directly to you...
Andrew Zimmern on
Why He Loves Chicago
He's spending time with Rod Markus at Rare Tea Cellar and seeing how Phillip Foss incorporates tea into dishes...
Rare Tea Cellar Brings Its Culinary Secrets to the Masses
Rodrick Markus has been making your favorite restaurants taste better for years. Now he's doing the same for your pantry...
Stock Your Pantry with Rare Tea Cellar
Internet market places do funny things to the brain. Rare Tea Cellar's just-launched foodie fantasyland is no exception...
Cool Wares for
Coffee and Tea
Serve it hot or on the rocks: Rare Tea Cellar Lemon Berry Meritage...
Dose, a Fusion
Market in Chicago
Rare Tea Cellar, which provides tea consultations for restaurants like the Publican and NoMI Kitchen...
|The saison ale uses Rodrick's "Emperor's Lemon Meritage," with a shandy-like flavor that resulted in moniker, "Sai-Shan-Tea...|
Besides sourcing exceptional talent, Seger obtained edible flowers from
Chef's Garden, as well as the fruit pearls and rose petals from Rare Tea
Tea It Up
Blame it on Alice. As we await Tim Burton's sure-to-be eye-popping
interpretation of what Wonderland might look like, our dreams (or
perhaps they're hallucinations?) are filled with tea...
Reader's Six Degrees
of Cooking Bacon
Purveyors who seem to turn up everywhere you look like Rodrick Markus (Rare Tea Cellar)...
Summit Bar &
Up for Seafood-
Seider's playing around with Tarragon, Lemon Thyme...from the Rare Tea Cellar in Chicago
Park Hyatt D.C.
with a Master
It was spectacular. It
reminded me a bit of Horton's
experience when he first
heard the Who.