Reservations were required for the limited seating of 10 tables or 40 people, they announced via social media, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook when they would be taking reservations. Within five minutes all seats for the anniversary tea were filled, and I was one of the lucky people to get a table for four!
|The Pavilion at the Langham Chicago offers a spectacular view of the city.|
|Beautifully set table with Wedgwood china.|
|Our waiter Paul provided awesome service making us feel very special.|
The menu featured fourteen teas to choose from, three of us choose their signature tea, Palm Court Blend, featuring Chinese white tea, hibiscus flowers, rosehip and pink rose petals, that was prepared table side. The tea water is heated to 190 degrees and the tea is steeped for several minutes.
|What a lovely color this tea has, and it tasted marvelous.|
|I used the homemade sugar cubes in my tea.|
|Savory portion of the tea.|
|This was a perfect bite of raspberry jam and Devonshire cream.|
|The sweet portion of the tea|
|During the tea, this gentleman provided us with soft background music.|
|This is what the table looked like at the end of the service.|
|These two gentlemen provide us with a very pleasant experience.|
|Here is our bill. Four table side teas 66¢.|
We chatted, nibbled, relaxed and were pampered during our time at the Pavilion, Langham Hotel, Chicago. Mark your calendars next year they will be celebrating the 150th anniversary.