Named as one of "10 great places to be
steeped in tradition, tea and comfort" in
the United States by USA Today.
USA Today, December 14, 2007.
Everything at ching ching CHA conspires
to put you in a better mood than when you
came in. And it has all the making for a great
The Washington Post Magazine, Fun Places
to say ˇ§I Love Youˇ¨, February 12, 2006
|Voted the Best Tea House 2005
by the Afternoon Tea Society
Those who want to expand their brewed
vocabulary, share in authentic Eastern teas,
or just find a tranquil place to sit, we find
a deserving spot at ching ching CHA.Washington
ASIA PRESS, February 2005
|New places in the city are more transportiveˇK The
menu does its best to dispel any chance of confusion
or uncertaintyˇK providing descriptions of
the essential character of each tea with all
the sophistication of Wine Spectator.
City Paper, July 2004
The amiable staff is knowledgeable
about the large variety of brews available
and serious about authenticityˇK and the
menu offers tasty snacks and light
and satisfying bento boxes, but best
of all is the total relaxation for your
ZAGAT Survey, Washington, DC/Baltimore
Forget day spas; ching ching CHA is
all you need for an afternoon escape from
the troubles of work or school. Youˇ¦ll
leave feeling refreshed, renewed and lacking
that all-too-familiar dent in your wallet.
And after your meal, you can browse the shop
for beautiful tea-wares, art and a wide selection
of tempting teas.
The Hoya, November 22, 2002
ching ching CHA creates its own world
of serenity on busy Wisconsin Avenue. At your
table of polished rosewood, youˇ¦ll be
lulled by soothing Chinese music and a late
afternoon snack of pastry and dumplings and
tea chosen from a seven-page tea menu.
Hemispheres Magazine, Three
Perfect Days, Washington, March 2001
This small Chinese teahouse, furnished
with gleaming wood tables and chairs inset
with mother-of-pearl, has such an aura of
peaceful beauty that you feel as if you were
shedding the outside world along with your
The Washington Post Magazine,
The Future of Food, by Phyllis Richman,
October 17, 1999
One reader likens the entire
Experience at ching ching CHA to a full-body
massage, and the teahouseˇ¦s staff
echoes his contention that sipping high-grade
tea is akin to tasting fine wine.
Washington City Paper, September
25 October 1, 1998.