AN ENGLISH AFTERNOON DELIGHT
A delicate repast awaits Anglophiles at the Raffles Makati at its Victorian Era-inspired Royal Afternoon Tea at the Writers Bar. From 2:30 to 5:30pm until 30 November, guests can enjoy a delightful spread that features a number of British treats including Coronation Chicken, created in honour of Queen Elizabeth’s ascent to the throne in 1953; classic tea sandwiches filled with poached salmon and dill; delicate lemon tarts; and the Victoria Sponge, fluffy cake filled with buttercream and raspberry jam. Tea for two is set at Php 1150; add Php 900 for a glass of champagne. In addition, protocol specialist Sheila Viesca of TalkShop will conduct a British tea etiquette class at 3:00pm on 29 October and fine British products will be on sale at the Bits and Bobs pop-up store from 20 to 21 October. For more information, call 795.18.40 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.