I come from Marietta, GA, deep in the heart of the South, where "sweet tea"
can be found at every home, church picnic, roadside eatery, and conference
lunch for a solid 200-mile radius. Peach tea, mint tea, "sweet" tea...
Lipton tea... Crystal Light. It wasn't until embarrassingly late in my
adolescence that I somehow had the realization that tea is more than a
powdered, "tear-here," add-hot-water industrial marvel.
Tea comes from a ...