Summer 2014 Interview – Pedro Villalon (O5 Rare Tea Bar)

O5 Rare Tea Bar

Q1. What is your Name?

Pedro Villalon

Q2. Do you represent a business? If yes, what is the name and your role.

O5 Rare Tea Bar. Tea Hunter.

Q3. Where are you located in the world?

Vancouver, BC.

Q4. What is your favourite Summer drink and why?

Iced Matcha. Shaken.

Q5. What is the perfect Summer’s day setting to enjoy the drink?

Wake up. Chill.

Q6. Is there a right or wrong way to prepare the drink? i.e. Never drink without ice?

There is no right or wrong. I prefer just the right amount amount of matcha to create a thick froth.

Q7. Is the presentation of the drink important? i.e. ceremony, type of glass, setting.

My favourite drinking vessel is a raku bowl by local artist Robert Stickney. An old fashioned whisky glass may be used if rake bowls are not at hand.

Q8. Where can people find out more about you? i.e. shop address, Twitter username, website url

Rare Tea Bar + Online Shop:


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