Nutcracker Tea At Trump Champagne Lounge

Creative Pastries, Scones and Fancy Sandwiches at the Nutcracker Tea at Trump While Toronto has changed the name of it’s Trump Hotel, Vancouver’s Arthur Erickson-designed 63-storey tour still bears the controversial name. It was developed, Holborn Group, and not run by the Trump family, so, despite my extreme dislike for Trump and his “policies and views”,,…

Xi Shi Chinese New Year Tea

Whether you call it Year of the Goat, Ram or Sheep, Chinese New Year is upon us and it’s worth celebrating.  Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver presents a special Asian tea as well as introducing Che Huadong, tea master and trained expert in the arts of Kung Fu Tea and Chinese Face Changing Opera. Their tea service includes: Afternoon…

High Tea in Style

Pinkies Up Ladies and Gents! Date: Sunday, October 26th Where: Tracycakes Bakery Café in Murrayville 21594 48th Avenue, Langley, BC Time: 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm Why: High Tea in style Cost: $25.00 High Tea has made a fashionable return! On October 26, Tracycakes Bakery Café and the renowned author ofEtiquette for the Career Woman,…

Moon Festival Tea Service The Urban Tea Merchant

The Chinese Moon Festival is on Monday, September 8 this year and until then The Urban Tea Merchant is serving up their Moon Festival Tea Service. Always a fan of afternoon tea at The Urban Tea Merchant, I was excited to mix it up a bit with the addition of Moon Cakes and a few extra Asian-influenced items on…

Afternoon Tea at The Fairmont Airport

Afternoon tea at the airport could just be the perfect way to spend a layover, or perhaps just the right activity while waiting for that late flight.  Then again, the tea itself is worth a trip to the airport, and with parking included it’s easy peasy. The Fairmont Vancouver Airport hotel is located conveniently right in…

Take a Break from Shopping with The Urban Tea Merchant

Who doesn’t love afternoon a good long afternoon tea break ?  It is the perfect pause from holiday shopping; a chance to relax, check over your list and re-energized. Now on at The Urban Tea Merchant is their very special Holiday Afternoon Tea Service.  Cosy into their comfortable chairs at white tablecloth-set tables and choose…

Afternoon Tea at Fleuri Restaurant at The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver

Afternoon Tea is something I adore.  It means catching up with friends and enjoy a pot of tea, savories and sweets.  Who doesn’t enjoy little tea sandwiches, cupcakes or variations of depending on who is hosting the tea and what the theme is; there are endless possibilities. After The Sutton Place Grande Hotels Group bought The Meridian Hotel…

The Urban Tea Merchant Sakura Westcoast Afternoon Tea Service

The Cherry Blossoms are here and Vancouver is celebrating with its very own Cherry Blossom Festival from April 5-28.  Although not an official event of the festival, The Urban Tea Merchant has one of the most culinary tempting offerings in honour of the blossom, its Sakura Westcaost Afternoon Tea Service is an ideal way to spend part of an…