Tag Archives: afternoon tea

Falling In ♥ With London Continued: Foodies Unite!

Guilty of not having had fish and chips even once, I found myself drowning in food options. Some hot and some not, but as the Connoisseur is all about things inspiring, let’s focus on the positives, plenty here. My recommendation per day of visit: Day 1 – Tasty Indian dishes for a late dinner to […]

Seattle’s Secrets Series: The Baked Variety

Seattle might be known for its coffee industry, but there are probably just as many bakeries offering toasty warm goods to accompany your Seattle’s Best. Here are a couple of shops worth a visit if you ever find yourself in Downtown Seattle: Dahlia Bakery – Best Breakfast – Delectable croissants and breakfast sandwiches on the […]

Salmon and Sour Cream Recipe Does Double Duty

I’m not a professional chef. I simply love food. Occasionally, I get inspired by the dishes I’ve have had growing up or by the fresh produce at a market. Here’s a new recipe that I would like to share with you. Whether you’re looking to take your game food up a notch, hockey and football […]

Royal Wedding Fever Around the Globe

It’s already assumed that die hard royal fans will have flown to the front lines to catch the royal wedding procession of Prince William and Kate Middleton. But, for those of us who are grounded, from fans to those just plain curious, what are we to do? For West Coasters the live event from Westminster […]

Tea S’il Sous Plaît!

There’s nothing like a little afternoon indulgence with good company in a cozy atmosphere, sipping tea and nibbling savory and sweet bites. Tucked away between the courtyards of Alberni and the concrete of Georgia in downtown Vancouver, you will find the Urban Tea Merchant, a sublime afternoon tea spot and gift shop with a wonderful […]