Sweet Teas opens in Shockoe Bottom

Posted at 9:03 AM, Sep 24, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-24 09:03:00-04

RICHMOND, Va. ( – A local bar owner has a sweet new venture in Shockoe Bottom. Louis Asare last month opened Sweet Teas at 1800 E. Main St.

Sweet Teas serves Southern soul food, but its specialty, as its name suggests, is a variety of home-brewed teas.

“People come for the teas,” said Shane Thomas, who manages the new restaurant. “I infuse them with fruit and secret spices that most people don’t take the time to use.”

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