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Echo Park Is Upping Its Tea Game With 'Hey Hey'
A tea house and common room dubbed Hey Hey is set to open along Echo Park's stretch of Sunset Boulevard next month.
As Christopher Kwok, Hey Hey's creator, wrote in a piece about his upcoming project for The Eastsider, the tea house will be located across the street from the recently remodeled Gold Room and The Lost Knight.
"Despite the twists and turns, I can proudly say that Hey Hey will open in the 1500 block of Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park in September 2017," Kwok writes. "There will be no Wi-Fi. Sorry. But there will be other forms of forgotten entertainment, such as, conversation, laughter and imagination."
Laughter and conversation aside, Hey Hey's Instagram account previews an open space that's sure to become a hot spot for the neighborhood, as well as to those looking for an alternative to the ever-growing set of coffee options in the area.
Expect drinks like a "Ferroché" (Hey Hey's take on a frappé with some "added components"), as well a version of the Vietnamese chè ba mau (the sweetened three color drink) called the "Trifecta".
"It’s kind of crazy to think that I’ve spent the last 3 years just to get to the starting line - but I’m ready to go," Kwok writes. "See you at Hey Hey. Third round’s on me."
Hey Hey will be located at 1555 West Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park.