China | Chengdu, Sichuan

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 2comments No tags Permalink 1

20964048010_72042f3be7_cA rewarding and spicy week in Chengdu. Half the week in the city, and half the week in Qing Cheng Mountain.

This is the entrance to Temple House, the newest (and third) hotel in the House Collective. The other two properties are Opposite House in Beijing and Upper House in Hong Kong.

20529201424_b32af7abb4_cHot water kettle, tea set, and selection of teas…a few of the most important items in a hotel room…

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Afternoon Tea | Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

22309761196_2da55fb674_cRitz-Carlton New York, Central Park changes their afternoon tea menu each season. You’ve seen past versions of the Fall Tea and Winter Tea before. This is a look at the 2015 Fall Tea service ^-^

22323326982_b2ae8f9ff5_cAfternoon tea comes in multiple courses (sandwiches, scones, and sweets). The featured tea for fall is the mulled spice tea (it’s peppermint tea in the winter, cherry blossom green for spring, wild strawberry for summer). Let’s begin…

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