Chai it, you'll like it!!
Chai is a lot more than just a beverage. It is so deeply ingrained in the cultural fabric of India that it finds a rightful position in every aspect of life. Chai is found everywhere in India, served on every corner of the street - all day and night. The person who makes chai is called ‘Chai wallah’ or ‘Chai wali’ depending on who is making it – a male or female. To give a rough estimate of number of chai wallahs, – count the number of Starbucks you usually see in a day in the city and multiply that by 100, that’s how many chai shops you have if your city was in India. One can’t completely experience India without witnessing its Chai culture. Chai is more than just a trend. It’s the amalgamation of culture, kindness, tradition, and is the integral part of the rhythm of life, from the mountains of Kashmir to the seaside of Kanyakumari. Chai is a conversation starter on dates, an essential element in the picture-perfect romance in the rains, every student's buddy through the tough college journey, every young adult’s comrade in their steep uphill professional climb, an indispensable accompaniment to mouthwatering snack-plates of fritters in the cool mountain retreats, a refreshing break after a hard day at work and a dependable friend when life doesn't seem like a bed of roses. Chai is a most loved and served Indian drink. It takes practice and patience to brew this surprisingly simple to make drink. For those who get it right, there is nothing quite like it. A fresh and delicious cup of Chai is a work of alchemy. Over the centuries, this drink has evolved and today there are a lot of variants of Chai each with its own distinct flavor which is subtly different from every other. At The Chai Bar it is our endeavor to bring to the American lifestyle this wonderful experience called Chai in its most authentic form. Come join us and try your first cup of Madura’s Chai. And guess what? Your first cup of Chai is on us! And don’t forget when you sip a cup of chai it’s not just a blend of spices and tea with milk, it’s the amalgamation of popular culture, tradition, diversity, history and stories in one cup!