Tea-infused cocktails and tea-flavored dishes present a popular ingredient in creative ways. According to the Tea Association of the U.S.A., last year Americans consumed more than 80 billion servings of tea. In fact, approximately 80 percent of consumers drink tea, although that figure rises to 87 percent for Millennials. Restaurants are discovering ways to move beyond iced tea and hot tea to take advantage of the flavors of tea in their cocktails and cooking.
In San Francisco,