Cool Wares for Coffee and Tea

CAFÉ SOCIETY: Give your guests a jolt with these stylish glasses, mugs, teaspoon sets, and more

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“I drink iced tea with breakfast, especially during the summer months. Good blends don’t require any sweeteners or lemons to make them palatable.”
—Tim Mazurek, Oak Park–based food blogger (


Intelligentsia Organic Coffee & Tea King Crimson tea

A berry-infused blend for brunch: Intelligentsia Organic Coffee & Tea King Crimson tea, $11 for 6 oz., at



Takeya iced-tea maker

Takeya iced-tea maker, $40, at Argo Tea Café, 550 N. St. Clair St.; 312-546-4790,



Iittala wooden tray

Iittala wooden tray, $155, by request at I.D. Chicago, 3337 N. Halsted St.; 773-755-4343,



Michael Aram for Waterford ice bucket with tongs (not pictured)

Michael Aram for Waterford ice bucket with tongs (not pictured), $225, at Bloomingdale’s Home and Furniture, 4 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook; 630-974-4300,



Anthropologie iced-tea spoon set

Anthropologie iced-tea spoon set, $14, at Anthropologie, 1780 Green Bay Rd., Highland Park; 847-681-0200,



Kuhn Rikon paring knife

Kuhn Rikon paring knife, $10, at Sur La Table, 55 S. Main St., Naperville; 630-428-1110,



Norway Says for Muuto glasses

Norway Says for Muuto glasses, $49 for set of three, at Design Within Reach, 1574 N. Kingsbury St.; 312-482-8661,


Photography: (tea) Anna Knott; (all others) Courtesy of vendors



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