Billy Corgan wants to serve you tea in a boutique teahouse

Well, SPIN Magazine’s headline pretty much summed it up: ‘Billy Corgan Opens a Tea Room, Gives Chicago the Gift of Culture’. It’s true, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman with many interests (including pro wrestling and poetry spinning) is opening a tea shop dubbed the Madame Zuzu’s Tea House in Illinois this week. Corgan says the 1930s Chinese-style teahouse will be ‘a more casual hang, a place where you could come see a guru or a rabbi talk’. Hmmm, wonder whether we’ll find any mayonnaise in our tea. 

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