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Afternoon Tea

Master a proper afternoon tea. Find authentic tea services in your area, get recipe ideas, and discuss the etiquette of afternoon tea with our community.

How To Host Afternoon Tea Service In Your Living Room

There’s no question the Brits and British luxury hotels like Claridge’s and The Goring perfected afternoon tea service, a tradition that evolved in England after Anna, the Duchess of Bedford, needed...
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Non-touristy drinks and/or bites in northern SF

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by Hilla 8 months ago

This Sunday, I'm going on a birthday outing with 7 friends in the touristy part of San Francisco, near the Embarcadero (Jefferson & Mason), and then I'd like to go out for pre-dinner drinks and/or ...

Specific questions re: London (researched!)

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by saticoy 4 years ago

Hello, I will be visiting London for a week in winter (Dec 27-Jan3) with my husband and son (10). Researching the board has provided me with an enormous list, and I have some specific questions ...

London's best afternoon teas

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by josephml1 1 year ago

Please let me know your personal list of best afternoon tea in London. Thank You all

Bridal Shower

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by Gail56 1 year ago

Looking for a place to hold a Bridal shower in 2018 for my daughter. Approximately 50 or less guests. Have a budget between $1000.00 - $1500.00. I know this is a tight budget, but for personal...

Cucur kodok- a famous Malaysian street snack

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by mplimarthur 1 year ago

I created the dish recently and wish to share the recipe. Respond this link if you wish to get hold of this homemade recipe.

St. Regis High Tea in Atlanta

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by cheesecake 1 year ago

I am planning a super special, SURPRISE, get away to Atlanta in February. Although I am sure I will have additional questions, I am wondering if anyone can share their experience with the High Tea ...

"Sweet Note" - Really delicious new SEASONAL products worthy of mentioning!

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by Charles Yu 2 years ago

Just came back from afternoon tea with a couple of old Calgarian friends. Chef Owner Candy introduced a couple of really yummy 'seasonal' products worthy of mentioning: - Regular house specia...

Menu help for "Tea Party" theme wedding shower

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by potbellypig 2 years ago

Good morning! I am helping to plan a "Tea Party" theme wedding shower. The bride loves all things England, and Tea, hence the theme. We have vintage tea cups for favors, and dozens of teapots for...

Best English High Tea in NoVa

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by wayne keyser 11 years ago

I say "high tea" knowing that's not really accurate, but hoping to avoid suggestions for where to buy some tea. My wife and her mum want to go out for an afternoon tea and feel well-treated, gen...

Christmas Tea (Alternative to Sketch)

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by JBG89 2 years ago

Hello All, I will be in London this coming Sunday/Monday and my girlfriend has been excited to do an Afternoon Tea experience. I looked into Sketch which sounded quite interesting with the theme...

Looking for Afternoon Tea between Medway & Providence

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by Holly_Penguin 3 years ago

Hi. Every year I take my nieces for afternoon tea. This year's count will be 4 girls under age 9 and 2 girls over 40. We have been to Duck & Bunny many times and everyone loves it. However the ...

Bread for tea sandwiches

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by beargrey 2 years ago

I'm trying to find a white bread that can stand up to spreading cream cheese and doesn't just disintegrate in the mouth. All the regular grocery store brands that I've tried tear when I spread butt...

Monte Cristo @ Steinbeck House in Salinas

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

The occasion of chowhound visitors to Salinas finally got me in the door at the Steinbeck House. Though volunteers have operated a restaurant and tea room in the home of John Steinbeck's birth for ...

High tea in Los Angeles at Christmastime

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by bearskinrug 2 years ago

Hello - headed to LA in a few weeks. I'd love recommendations on the best high tea. Tres by Jose Andres has an interesting menu for their service, but I'd love to visit one of the 5* hotels (that h...

Origin of Crust Less Tea Sandwiches

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by eenie1 2 years ago

Would anyone know why the English began cutting the crusts off their tea sandwiches? Was it because the crust was moldy and/or stale? Was it strictly appearance? I'm having no luck finding this ...

Pardee Home & Museum, Oakland for High Tea

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by hhc 3 years ago

I reserved a High Tea at Pardee a few weeks back on a Sunday and it was a nice experience. Getting a group of 6 for me was tough, but I did manage to get 5 people to go with me, one messaged me si...

Recommendations for quiet afternoon tea (or coffee?)

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by Fida 3 years ago

Meeting someone, and I was thinking of afternoon tea, although I'd settle for a coffee house with a good bakery, although those always seem to be noisier. Looking for something quiet, not too ou...

Need recipes for tea sandwiches this morning

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by conniemcd 3 years ago

I have chicken, black forest ham, chopped eggs, butter lettuce, romaine lettuce, cucumbers, parsley, chives, tarragon, dill, alpha sprouts, garlic and herb spreadable cheese, harvarti cheese with d...

Hideko Kawa's Sampling Of London Afternoon Teas

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by mikey8811 3 years ago

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-09-22/pastry-maestro-searches-out-the-finest-afternoon-tea-in-london For those interested as there are always questions about where to go for afternoo...

Afternoon/High Tea in or near Asheville

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by Helind 3 years ago

I made a reservation at the the Inn on the Biltmore Estate for afternoon tea for Valentine's Day last week. The next day I received a message on my machine that the reservation had been cancelled, ...