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high tea strikes again

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RAWR from the Ritz.

Me and the rest of the HK crew have not been on an international flight in 3 months. We’re antsy for something that requires a passport but those kinds of things take a lil’ more planning.

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April 8, 2008 at 11:34 pm

fancy tea at the four seasons

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Our flight home to San Francisco was not until 10:30 in the evening but we had to check out of the hotel by 2pm. How to spend those hours in between?

Shopping. And tea. More fancy tea.

After no less than 3 hours at our secret shopping spot where I bought 5 more coats, we MTRed it over Central to try our high tea luck at the Four Seasons. While the Peninsula is regal, the Four Seasons is new school bougie. We got a big table with velvet couches and arm chairs right next to the piano.

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Written by joann

January 29, 2008 at 11:27 pm

tea for three at the peninsula

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Every guidebook will tell you to head The Peninsula Hotel for high tea. You can thank the British for this tradition. Tea for two will set you back HKD388 (divide by 7 for the USD equivalent). We ordered that plus a slice of chocolate cake which was more like chocolate mousse. For max satisfaction stick with the tea service.

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Written by joann

January 23, 2008 at 6:35 pm