Lesley Balla is the Los Angeles editor for Tasting Table, where she wrote about where to get good iced tea and coffee in Los Angeles. Lesley recommends the T Salon for their iced tea bar. Also, LA's boutique coffee houses like Intelligentsia and La Mill have a great selection of iced coffees.
7111 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles
Intelligentsia (2 locations)
1331 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA
1636 Silver Lake Blvd, Los Angeles,
There are several ways to make iced coffee at home.
Tasting Table's Recipe for Cold Brewed Iced Coffee
1 cup coarsely ground coffee
4 cups water
1. In a large jar or container, combine the coffee grounds and cold water. Stir, cover and let sit for at least 12 hours, preferably overnight.
2. Line a coffee dripper or fine-mesh strainer with a coffee filter and place over a pitcher. Slowly strain about half of the coffee. Replace the filter with a new one and repeat with the remaining coffee.
3. Pour the coffee over ice and dilute to taste with water and/ or milk.
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