Coffee/Tea

London, UK – Afternoon Tea in London (One Aldwych Hotel & The Royal Horseguards Hotel)

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Afternoon Tea in London is an event, but more so with tourists although locals still participate for special occasions or for business. It’s quite pricey so it’s not something people do every day. Most hotels in London will offer an Afternoon Tea service and usually it will be themed.

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Follow Me Foodie to New York: Restaurants, bars, food & drinks worth flying for!

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This list will continue to grow for sure. It’s New York, arguably “the best” food city in North America. I really dislike “best of” lists and I think “the best food city” is dependent on what kind of food you want, but generally many would agree that New York has it all – and they do.

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New York – An interview with Dan Kluger & dining at ABC Kitchen with Jean-Georges

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The menu offered refined American food and some reinterpreted classics and it had all the parts to a successful restaurant. The household name certainly helps, but it doesn’t rely on it to fill seats. The ingredients are fresh and it is food you felt good about eating.

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Thierry Chocolaterie Patisserie Cafe

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It’s a European-French style bakery with a couple local influences, but on the whole it is traditional in technique and classic in style. Some items I find quite pricey, but for the area it is not too far off from its neighbours. Thierry is one of the city’s most respected pastry chefs and pastry shops.

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Xi Shi Lounge (Shangri-La Hotel) – Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea

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Xi Shi Lounge is offering a Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea for the month of February, and everyone year of the horse can enjoy it complimentary (with a purchase of a regular priced afternoon tea – $38). Chinese entertainment includes ruan (Chinese guitar) player and pipa (Chinese flute) player.

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Top 24 Most Memorable/BEST Restaurant Desserts & Baked Goods in Vancouver/BC

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The dessert scene in Vancouver is still young, but it has been growing over the last couple years. I’m hoping for more late night dessert bars in 2014. Here are my top 24 favourite desserts and baked goods from this year. Again, not necessarily “the best”, but very memorable.

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Follow Me Foodie: 10 Holiday Cookies in Vancouver

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Here are 10 stand-out holiday cookies, and many are even available throughout the year. They aren’t necessarily “the best”, because we all know how I feel about “the best” anything, but they are 10 that I wouldn’t mind having all at once.

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