Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘high tea’


2016 Mother’s Day at Castle Green: Tour & High Tea

2016 Mother’s Day at Castle Green: Tour & High Tea
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Some weeks back, we were invited to attend a private reception. Upon accepting we found the location was to be a penthouse at Castle Green. It had been some years since we’d been buzzed through the entrance wrought iron gate, walking under the “bridge,” up the front steps and into the handsome foyer. We smiled […]

Imagine Tea at the Langham

Imagine Tea at the Langham

It is said that one day in 1865, Anna Maria Russell, the 7th Duchess of Bedford who lived at Woburn Abbey in Bedfordshire and was a Lady-to-the-Bedchamber to Queen Victioria, “experienced a ‘sinking feeling’ in the middle of the afternoon.” She instructed her footman to bring her the makings for tea along with some bread […]

Victorian Afternoon Tea for The Women’s Room

Victorian Afternoon Tea for The Women’s Room

On May 16th, enjoy an afternoon of “savory sandwiches, aromatic teas, and decadent desserts” during the Victorian Afternoon Tea, a fundraiser to benefit the wonderful and worthy Women’s Room at Friends in Deed, hosted by Village Church of the Ascension. The afternoon will also feature a silent auction sponsored by the creative merchants of Sierra […]

Tea Lovers Fest

Tea Lovers Fest

It’s a tea lover’s dream. A whole festival about tea. With tea parties, a tea marketplace, a tea lab, tea ceremonies, brewing basics, tastings, a hands-on tea party planning workshop, “an adventurous tea and dessert pairing experience,” and even tarot card readings. Some ten years ago in a small yoga studio in Santa Monica, the Tea […]

Celebrating the Table with Heirloom

Celebrating the Table with Heirloom

Cooking at the Arboretum means “Creating the Table” and this week, Valentine’s Day week, Sally Cook of Heirloom Bakery & Cafe in South Pasadena will be whipping up a Valentine’s Day tea. The afternoon menu will include: Currant, buttermilk, and lemon scone with fast “clotted” cream Bacon, green onion and aged white cheddar scone (variation […]

Huntington High Tea & Chinese Garden

Huntington High Tea & Chinese Garden

We spent a few hours on the last day of March 2014 at the Huntington, stopping in for late afternoon tea and focusing on the Chinese Gardens. Before we could enter the Tea Room, one of the two teenagers in our foursome took us on a detour. Teen No. 1 lured her friend under a canopy and […]

Huntington Royals & High Tea

Huntington Royals & High Tea

Every Tuesday in the month of February at 10 a.m., your preschooler can be a king, a queen, a prince, or a princess. Instructor Laura Moede conducts a series where children enter the realm of royalty, finding treasures in the Huntington, inside and out. Creative art and stories are included—culminating in a royal tea party. […]

It’s Time for (Holiday) Teas

It’s Time for (Holiday) Teas

We Americans may be more inclined to enjoy a cup o’ joe, but the lovers of tea have boldly muscled their way in, figuratively and literally. Tea houses—traditional English or modern Asian—liberally dot our valley. This holiday season offers some special high teas that involve history, elegance, bears, and a curmudgeon. Fenyes Mansion Holiday Tour […]

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