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- you need to hold that cup with your pinky extended or it doesn't count as high tea.Feb 3, 2014
- Actually, it's not high tea, it's just "tea". High tea is not the more formal version of tea, it's the later-in-the-afternoon version (Miss Manners says, "as in, 'it's high time we had tea.'") Actually high tea is less formal than afternoon tea. (Which is what you had.)
Looks lovely! My favorite spot in LA is at the Huntington Garden's tea room.
The best in the world, in my limited opinion, is at the Empress Hotel in Victoria, BC.Feb 3, 2014
- Looks high to me. Nearly eye level :-)Feb 4, 2014
- Speaking of high tea, I'm still bummered they didn't call the Google cafe at the Venice office "Hash Table". That would have been so good.Feb 4, 2014
- I'm glad you said it! It's my mission in life to stamp out this misconception. Cream tea yes, afternoon tea yes, high tea no. Unless you mean the working man's dinner when he gets back from the mine/mill/factory at 5 or 6, which is likely to be a meat pie or beans on toast. That's high tea.
Both of your choices for tea are lovely! I also liked "The White Heather" in Victoria, and "The Blethering Place" (which is now closed). Chado Tea room here in LA does a nice job and has a great selection of teas.Feb 4, 2014
- I'm glad we can tilt at this windmill together.Feb 4, 2014
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