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After becoming fixated on matcha while traveling in Japan for our October issue, the DEPARTURES staff scoured New York for the top powdered green tea latte. It can be found at Chalait (212-929-0266;, a coffee shop that just relocated from the West Village to NoMad, with a second spot to come at Chelsea Market. Matcha’s unique health benefit: It may have up to five times more of the calming amino acid L-theanine than regular green tea.