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Get steeped on Saturday with Fairmont

Posted by Hilary Nangle  November 11, 2011 09:25 AM

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Fancy tea? This Saturday, Nov. 12, Fairmont hotels are celebrating it by paying tribute to all things tea. In Boston, the Fairmont Copley Plaza is recreating its Tea Court for in the lobby from 2-4 p.m. for afternoon tea. Guests will be treated to a three-tiered tray filled with finger sandwiches, scones with Devonshire cream and fruit preserves, and mini pastries along with tea from the Fairmont tea menu. The special tea is $45 per person, and reservations are recommended; call 617-267-5300 ext. 1064. Those who prefer something a bit stronger can order tea-infused cocktails, such as organic green or royal marTEAnis or an orange tranquiliTEA in the Oak Bar.

Other Fairmont hotels participating in the Get Steeped promotion include the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, which will be serving High Tea on Ice, comprising freshly brewed ice teas prepared tableside along with a trio of Southwestern-inspired treats; the Fairmont Kea Lani in Maui, which is offering tea demonstrations and utilizing tea in its spa treatments; the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, which will serve a special Afternoon Tea a la Montreal highlighting local foods, such as finger sandwiches made with Laurentian hay-flavored ham, Brome lake duckling prosciutto, and Willow Stream-cured Quebec Arctic char; and the Fairmont Dallas, which will be mixing Tea-quila cocktails.

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