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Afternoon Tea at The Mary Cassatt Tea Room in The Rittenhouse Hotel (Philadelphia, PA)

[Translate] The Rittehouse Hotel; The Mary Cassatt Tea Room; a lovely harpist playing just outside the tea room; a view of the outdoor terrace from the Cassatt Tea Room Afternoon tea at The Mary Cassatt Tea Room in the Rittenhouse Hotel was the best afternoon tea experience I ever had. Even New York City’s various hotel afternoon teas pales in comparison to the Rittenhouse! It’s a bold statement that I would attest to. Everything was superlative from the warm greetings from the host and hostesses when we arrived, service throughout tea, the food was freshly made on premises, and the..

Afternoon Tea at St. Regis New York: Astor Court

[Translate] Interior of Astor Court and its lounge; our full spread of afternoon tea Afternoon Tea at the St. Regis New York Hotel, an historic Manhattan landmark at 55th and 5th Avenue, serves as the perfect oasis from the frenzy of New York City to the calm of a centuries-old British tradition – for Mother’s Day. As my mother and I sat in the luxurious Petit Salon sipping various blends of teas and enjoying an assortment of pastries and desserts, it seemed like the chaos of the city just outside the hotel’s doors was hundreds of miles away. In fact,..