NYC | Afternoon Tea at Baccarat Hotel

Saturday, January 30, 2016 2comments No tags Permalink 1

24600050252_effd334ffd_cAfternoon tea for two at the Baccarat Hotel ^-^

24717945295_95302cab64_cIt’s a brand new afternoon tea service…

24089669164_d641ab5b0a_c…with two menu options. We’ll take a look at both.

24422308480_31d7b3c134_cFirst up is the King Louis XV set. It’s paired with Mélange Rouge/Baccarat Blend, a rooibos blend customized by Mariage Frères. The set includes:

24089785164_1ef740e2d6_c“Mélange Rouge” raspberry éclair (infused with the Mélange Rouge/Baccarat Blend)

24091119473_b63d50e3c6_cYuzu-apple tartelette

24422426020_1ef5efcd85_cRed velvet macaron

24624449711_41ef13eb75_cRose-scented madeleine

24624444441_6179801f58_cTomato and white cheddar brioche

24091087543_788527045f_cThe other set is The Prince of Wales and comes with Earl Grey D’or. (FYI, the tea pairings are just recommendations, guests can select from a menu of 12 Mariage Frères teas.) The Prince of Wales is a more substantial and includes:

24717834465_01deb85504_cRoast chicken roulade, smoked ricotta, and pesto on an everything crisp

24717833335_284fe3903d_cLobster salad with truffles on buttered Parker House roll

24600180372_cff251a57d_cDeviled quail egg with sturgeon caviar and pickled onions on brioche

24089658934_5190544499_cCucumber with watermelon radish and goat cheese on white bread

24717966385_a0e625b633_cSmoked salmon with dill and robiolina cheese on marble rye bread

24350283679_fa773bb2e1_cPineapple coconut napoléon

24717957005_8670265c06_cLemon-ricotta cheesecake

24691740926_49c64cfbb7_cChocolate Sacher torte

24624439841_ab8d3aa6bc_cRaspberry roulade

24600168252_5b5df8f616_cCurrant scones, served warm with..

24624437721_d84081e071_c…devonshire cream and raspberry jam ^-^

2 Comments
  • Dennis
    January 31, 2016

    Very nice Kathy! Do you also post on Instagram?
    (PS: I think u may have doubled the brioche photo by mistake.)

    • Kathy YL Chan
      January 31, 2016

      Hi Dennis!
      Am on instagram as @kathyylchan
      Brioche photo correction made! Thanks for catching that ^-^

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