Mooncakes with tea cups, tea leaves, and red lanterns

Our Latest Friendship Box: Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the biggest holidays in many Asian countries, second only to the Lunar New Year. Falling on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, it’s a time for homecoming and family reunions. Those who can’t be with family gather together to lament their homesickness, light lanterns, and laud the full moon.

Feasting on rich mooncakes is also part of the tradition, and we believe there’s no better way to do so than with friends and exquisite tea  especially tea handpicked by our guest curator, the Silver Needle Tea Company.

The Way of Tea

Steeped in the art of tea, the Silver Needle Tea Company is a New York City-based tea purveyor offering exclusive single estate teas. Each is hand-selected seasonally and comes straight from plantations throughout Asia.

For our latest Friendship Box, Silver Needle Tea has chosen a lovely and fragrant jasmine to accompany delectable taro and green tea mooncakes on a holiday that pays homage to the full moon, family reunions, and missing home. You’ll also find festive lanterns, a pair of teacups in classic blue and white, and instructions for brewing the perfect cup of tea.

Whether you reunite with family or gather with those who can’t, you can savor warmth and sweetness with our latest Friendship Box.

How to Get the Box

You can get our latest Friendship Box right here. But if one isn’t enough for you, you can get a bi-monthly subscription, as a treat to yourself or a gift. Check out the details at our Friendship Box microsite.

Time for Tea!

Post your tea time photos of #TheFriendshipBox and tag @pearl_river_mart and @silverneedleteaco for a chance to be featured on our social media feeds!

From our family to yours, enjoy!

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