The Random Tea Room is a place to restore the spirit and wow the palate. Our line of over 40 artisanal teas and house-blended herbal infusions offer a small window into the international world of Tea.


Massage at Random

Looking to indulge beyond the cup? How about a healing massage before or after you steep? Massage at Random is a collective of massage therapists who share a studio that is connected to the tea room. Each of our therapists are certified and provide a variety of services from Deep Tissue to Pain Management and of course general relaxation. Follow the link above to read the profiles of each therapist and to find more information about booking an appointment.



‘Digging Deep is a Plant Medicine Workshop Summer Series located (most of the time) in the backyard oasis of The Random Tea Room and Curiosity Shop located in the Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philadelphia.

BIO: Alyssa Schimmel is an intuitive community herbalist and beginning astrologer working in Philadelphia, who believes in creating healing partnerships between people and plants. She is a two-time graduate of the Grassroots Medicine program at Centro Ashe in Bryans Road, Md., a graduate of The Sky House Yoga Herbal Medicine apprentice program in Silver Spring, Md., where she worked in a by-donation community clinic formulating tinctures, teas, and plant spirit remedies, and a former apprentice at Mountain Gardens, a botanical garden specializing in the largest collection of native Appalachian and Chinese medicinal plants, in Burnsville, NC. She currently works on Sundays at The Random Tea Room and swears by the Sol Glo, and works as an education and outreach intern with The Philadelphia Orchard Project. She enjoys making custom herbal preparations under the brand name Velvet Earth and takes on new clients continually for herbal consultations. She can be reached by email at velvetearthherbs@gmail.com.