The Art of Tea: The History, Etiquette and Modern Presentation of Classic Afternoon Tea
Tea service is as much an art as it is a history lesson, and if history has taught us anything, it’s to be repeated. Grab your girlfriends and tuck into one of Westchester’s parlors for a decadent experience we could all get used to.
By Rachel Mariani // Photography by Andre Baranowski
Once the purview of British one-percenters, afternoon tea has evolved over the centuries and has become a simple, inherently stress-relieving pastime—one that evokes warmth and comfort (not social status).