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  • n. Short for Lapsang Souchong- a black tea from the Chinese province of Fujian.


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  • Every morning, he and Julia would sit at their kitchen table and discuss the workday ahead, discussing plans for her new show and downing oceans of lapsang souchong.

    A Covert Affair

  • When first opened, there's quite a bit of sulphur funk here, but it blows off pretty quickly revealing aromas of green apple, honey, lapsang souchong (a kind of smoked tea) and grapefruit.

    Lenn Thompson

  • On the voyage south, this belief had been exemplified when every afternoon at 4pm a steward had delivered a slice of toast spread with Marmite and a cup of lapsang souchong to the captain as he stood watch on the bridge.

    Why must a captain never leave a sinking ship?

  • Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal CUPPA CUISINE: Teas such as from top to bottom lapsang souchong, sencha and Pu'er round out recipes for fried chicken and wild salmon.

    Tea's Got a Brand New Bag

  • Chef Ming Tsai uses lapsang souchong at home and in the kitchen of his Wellesley, Mass. restaurant, Blue Ginger, as a stock for rice, a fuel for wok-smoked poussin and in a versatile chipotle-inspired tea-and-chile spice rub.

    Tea's Got a Brand New Bag

  • Etc: Sherlock Holmes was one of lapsang souchong's most loyal fans.

    Tea's Got a Brand New Bag

  • Desnuda It is the smell of the place that hits first when you walk in Desnuda, a slim, dark bar off Tompkins Square Park: Sweet, deeply vegetal, it could be the nostalgic perfume of college dorms, if your roommate regularly burnt offerings of lapsang souchong leaves and Sichuan peppercorns.

    Bare on the Half Shell

  •   One day it smells like steaming artichokes — another day, lapsang souchong tea.

    Like a Family

  • On a sticky afternoon, I relish the smoky edge of a cup of lapsang souchong.

    Wine: Cool whites for hot days

  • I did not in fact recieve my blended rooibos/lapsang sochong tea in my nice tiny teapot.

    The Bitch Is Back


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