Langham Place Celebrates Its 150th Birthday With US$150 Modern Afternoon Tea


If you love some tea in the afternoon, then the Langham Place in New York City has just the treat for you.

The Modern Afternoon Tea (US$150) was crafted by chef David Vandenabeele and the team at Measure Lounge.

It consists of:

  • Glazed Duck Liver Parfait with Pomegranate Glaze on Brioche,
  • White Asparagus and Black Morel Tartlet with Quail Egg and Summer Truffle, and
  • Beluga Caviar and Buckwheat Blini.

Sweet treats include:

  • Baklava with Sicilian Pistachio and Gold Leaf,
  • Pink Rose Laurel Perrier Panna Cotta,
  • Hand-Rolled Truffles with Hennessy XO Cognac, and classics like
  • Ginnger Nutmeg and Orange scones with Wild Berry Jam and Clotted Cream.

This also comes with teas from In Pursuit of Tea, and half a bottle of champagne. As you can see from these images, the food comes in bento boxes.

The Langham hotels have always been a favourite of royalty and celebrities, including Princess Diana, Napoleon III, Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain, and Sir Winston Churchill. Famed author Arthur Conan Doyle even used the hotel as a setting in two of his Sherlock Holmes stories.

To partake in this special deal, make a reservation 24h in advance.

[via Langham Place, New York]

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