The Secret Garden in Kerrisdale is now offering Take-Away afternoon tea sets for $36/set. It’s a great way to enjoy afternoon tea at home, on a picnic blanket at the park, a home baby or bridal shower and just about anywhere else you can think of!
I’ve never turned down an invite to afternoon tea. For me, tea time invariably brought together everything I adored all in one place. I can always expect a delicious variety of finger foods, exotic teas (perfect because I don’t drink coffee), cute decor, fancy tableware and most importantly the company of good girlfriends. On this occasion, my friend from out […]
UPDATED on OCT. 4: one bolded section below Happy Mid-Autumn Festival to you all! If you don’t know already, this Chinese celebration is liken to the Western Thanksgiving as its origins were tied to celebrating the end of the harvest season. One of the most important and symbolic customs during this time is the sharing of mooncakes between family and friends. Mooncakes […]
Many macaron lovers regard Laduree as THE ultimate benchmark for classic Parisian macarons. Sure, there are so many options nowadays like the innovative Pierre Herme or the elegant Maison du Chocolate but Laduree still seems to stand out as the industry leader. Perhaps its because of its unrivaled history and clever modern day marketing which marries […]
You may have already discovered that afternoon tea in Vancouver is not one of those dining experiences which you can casually decide on last-minute. You might run into obstacles such as full-houses, tea sets which requires 24 hours advance booking and weekend-only offerings. So on Friday morning when my friend and I decided on the spur-of-the-moment to go […]
You all know I love afternoon tea. I don’t think there’s any afternoon tea that I’m not willing to try and when it comes to tea at the Ritz, it doesn’t take any convincing for me. Prior to my trip to Hong Kong, bestie and I had been frantically and excitedly whats’apping each other about […]
After a very frustrating day of trying to find an afternoon tea place that was open on a rainy Monday in Vancouver, I chose Neverland Tea Salon on Broadway for myself and three girlfriends. To be honest, Neverland was not the first on my list. I had called L’Opera but it was closed for yearly maintenence, […]
I really love afternoon tea. I’m enamoured by every aspect of the afternoon tea experience – the decor, the ambience, the delicate finger foods, the tea selections and of course, the sweet desserts. I’m always on the lookout for a new place in Vancouver for afternoon tea. One place that has been on my list […]