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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Indonique Tea & Chai Cafe Restaurant Review: HURRICANE KATRINA: this establishment is currently closed. For a New Orleans Travel Update as well as resources, information and help click here. Proprietor George Constance is exacting about steeping times, setting an alarm at three minutes for a South African rooibos tisane and at just 45 seconds for a cup of Chinese shoo mei white tea. Jars containing at least 47 tea varieties line up along a counter in the tea shop he runs with his India-born wife, Daya; you can smell any or all of them before making a choice, though it's near impossible to stray from the house brew, a milky Indian chai. Scones are proper for afternoon tea; many of the other pastries involve whole grains. The corner shop is bright but not sterile, peaceful but not silent, and the smattering of small tables inside and out are well-suited for socializing, studying, or just plain sipping. Free wireless Internet access.