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November 26, 2013

Sip Tea And Indulge In Finger Sandwiches And Scones At Holiday Tea Events Across The Philadelphia Region

Care for a spot of tea? While many places across the city provide Phildelphians with afternoon tea all year round, a few spots dust off their china and present their most flavorful teas especially for the holiday season. Sip tea and enjoy finger sandwiches among Christmas trees and holiday decor at a number of hotels, [...]

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October 31, 2013

The Coffee & Tea Festival Buzzes Into The Philadelphia Area With More Than 40 Vendors, Sampling, Demos And More, November 2-3

Philadelphia’s coffee scene is steaming up more than ever, with nationally renowned spots like La Colombe expanding and local roasters like ReAnimator bringing Philly-bred beans straight to coffee lovers’ cups. This weekend, caffeine addicts should report to the inaugural Coffee & Tea Festival Philadelphia, a New York-born sampling and educational event coming to the Philadelphia [...]

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February 27, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For The Best Of British Philadelphia, Including The Britain-Inspired 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show

The British are coming! While the Britain-themed 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show opens at the Pennsylvania Convention Center this Saturday, March 2, the best of Britain doesn’t have to end with the show’s exquisite themed garden displays — which by the way, are on view for two full weekends for the first time ever. English culture [...]

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November 30, 2012

The Four Seasons To Host Family Holiday “Teatime In Wonderland,” Saturdays Throughout December

The Four Seasons presents their annual holiday event, Teatime in Wonderland, for tea drinkers of all ages beginning this Saturday, December 1 and continuing every Saturday through December 22. Hosted by Wonderland’s favorite character, Alice, the tradition features Social Tea in the hotel’s elegant Swann Lounge with holiday accompaniments and treats — including a gourmet [...]

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October 26, 2012

Harry Potter’s Guide To Philadelphia: A Special Hogwartsian Itinerary In Honor Of Chestnut Hill’s Annual Harry Potter Festival

Chestnut Hill is bringing back its bewitchingly popular Harry Potter Weekend for 2012, hitting Germantown Avenue this Friday through Sunday, October 26-28. We’re huge fans of the festival, and we want to make sure you’re fully equipped for a weekend’s worth of entertainment so wild it will knock you off your broomstick. So we’ve consulted [...]

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October 2, 2012

Shake Shack Teams Up With Philadelphia Tea Expert Alexis Siemons On A Limited Edition Chai Tea Spiced Black & White Shake, Available Now Through October 7

In addition to its addictive regular menu, Shake Shack adds seasonal items to the mix from time to time. Right now, in celebration of the World Tea East tradeshow underway in Philly, Shake Shack is serving a Chai Tea Spiced Black & White Shake in partnership with local tea consultant Alexis Siemons. It’s concocted of [...]

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July 23, 2012

Uwishunu’s Guide To Being British In Philadelphia, Just In Time For The London Olympics Opening On Friday, July 27

At its origins, Philadelphia was one of the biggest cities and busiest ports of the British colonies. Even today, it’s impossible to miss Philly’s British influences, with Independence Hall the home of the original inkstand used to sign the Declaration of Independence, America’s separation from Great Britain. Revolutionary War battles have even taken place right [...]

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December 22, 2011

Roundup: Our Guide To Hot Drinks In Philadelphia To Help You Keep Warm This Season

Since today is the official onset of winter, we deemed it good timing to curate a guide to hot drinks in and around Philadelphia. From freshly brewed coffee to sweet steeped tea, from hot milkshakes (yes, those exist; read on) to spicy hot toddies, Philadelphia’s bubbling over with hot drinks aplenty. Keep warm this winter [...]

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September 1, 2011

Roundup: Our Guide To Tea-Drinking In Philadelphia, In Time For Fall And The World Tea East Convention Coming To Town September 9-10

As summer begins to fade into fall, the crisp weather will make for the perfect tea-sipping clime. Plus, the tea industry is headed to Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center September 9-10 for the launch of World Tea East, an organization aimed at supporting the expanding demand for specialty tea and related products in the U.S. Basically, [...]

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April 25, 2011

Reminder: Celebrate The Royal Wedding April 29 At The Rittenhouse Hotel, Four Seasons And Davio’s

In honor of Prince William’s pending nuptials to Kate Middleton, The Rittenhouse Hotel, Four Seasons Hotel and Davio’s Steakhouse are offering special ways to celebrate. For starters, you can watch the ceremony live next Friday, April 29 at 5:30 a.m. in the Rittenhouse Hotel’s ballroom, which will host a Royal Wedding English Breakfast complete with [...]

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