Tuesday, June 30, 2015

THE PAINTED LADY Bed & Breakfast and Tea Room

ADDRESS: 231 NW 3rd Ave, Myrtle Creek, OR 97457
CROSS STREETS: Between NW Oak & NW Pleasant
FWY ACCESS: 5/Hwy 91

WEBSITE: thepaintedladybbtearoom.com
SOCIAL MEDIA: na
PHONE: 541-733-7646
EMAIL: thepaintedladytearoom@gmail.com or via form on their website

HOURS OF OPERATION:
  • Tea service Thurs-Sat - 11a-3p
PARKING: On site
CAPACITY: They have various rooms available for small parties and the entire house holds up to 50
RESERVATIONS: Required
GIFT SHOP: na
WC: Yes
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Yes
CHILDREN WELCOME: Yes
OUTDOOR DINING: Yes
DRESS: Come as you are
CATERING: Call to discuss
DIETARY RESTRICTIONS ACCOMMODATED: Call ahead to discuss
PRICE: $18
DESCRIPTION OF AMBIENCE: Located in the historic turn-of-the-century Simon Selig home
CULINARY SPECIALTIES: na
UNIQUE ASPECTS: It's a cozy B&B 
OWNED BY: Wendy Jocoy
SURROUNDING BUSINESSES: Near the Oregon Trail and wine touring
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 2011
LISTING UPDATED: June 2015

MENU

Little Prince & Princess 
Grilled cheese on white bread Peanut butter & jelly on white bread *served with carrots & ranch salad dressing, sliced apples or oranges
$8

Princess Tea
Seasonal fruit, chocolate dipped strawberries Apricot and cranberry scones Assortment of finger sandwiches Bottomless pot of tea
$18

Queen's Tea
Seasonal fruit, chocolate dipped strawberries Apricot and cranberry scones Assortment of finger sandwiches Quiche lorraine Assortment of desserts Bottomless pot of tea


Entrees
All Entrees are served with fresh homemade bread and mixed green salad or soup.

Queen’s Quiche – bacon and swiss cheese

Spinach Walnut Pesto – with pasta

Courtier’s Chicken Curry Sandwich on croissant

Ham & Swiss – on croissant

Turkey & Cheddar – on croissant
Sweetheart Salad – mixed greens, tomato, english cucumber, dried cranberries, feta cheese, caramelized walnuts and raspberry vinaigrette salad dressing.  Served with bowl of soup

Chicken Enchilada – chicken with cheddar & pepper jack cheese, tortilla, green pepper and cream sauce

Lady Lasagna – with Italian sausage and three cheeses

All entrees $11


Monday, June 29, 2015

MEDLEY - Tea House Cafe

ADDRESS: 7881 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219
CROSS STREETS: SW Multnomah
FWY ACCESS: 5

WEBSITE: medleytea.com
SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook
PHONE: 503-972-3316
EMAIL: na

HOURS OF OPERATION:
  • Daily, 2-5p
PARKING: Street
CAPACITY: Call to discuss your event needs

RESERVATIONS: na
GIFT SHOP: Yes
WC: Yes
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Yes
CHILDREN WELCOME: Yes
OUTDOOR DINING: A wee bit
DRESS: Come as you are
CATERING: Yes
DIETARY RESTRICTIONS ACCOMMODATED: Call ahead to discuss
PRICE: $20

DESCRIPTION OF AMBIENCE: Traditional dark wood tables and hutches, overstuffed armchairs and lots of natural light from large front windows
CULINARY SPECIALTIES: Gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options
UNIQUE ASPECTS: Open for breakfast, lunch, tea and brunch
OWNED BY: Kathleen Zorn
SURROUNDING BUSINESSES: In an area with a variety of interesting eateries
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 2012
LISTING UPDATED: June 2015

MENU

We take the time to prepare your order from fresh ingredients and will do our best to accommodate your dietary preferences; items marked can be made optionally dairy free (DFO), gluten free (GFO) and vegan (VO) upon request

Scone, English Style
GFO
From our daily selection (including Marionberry, Cranberry Orange, Lemon Ginger and chocolate hazelnut from Marsee Baking and our own house baked GF options), warmed and served with our house sweet cream and strawberry preserves
$5

Tea Bread 
Blueberry or lemon poppyseed from Marsee Baking
$3

Egg Salad Finger Sandwich
GFO, DFO
Creamy egg salad on soft, whole wheat bread
$3.5

Cucumber Mint Finger Sandwich
GFO
Delicate English cucumber and mint on buttered white bread
$3.5



Smoked Salmon Finger Sandwich
GFO
Smoked salmon and zesty dill butter on rye bread
$5

Smoked Turkey Finger Sandwich
GFO
Delicate slices of oven-roasted turkey with basil cream cheese on raisin bread
$4

Berry Crêpes
GFO
Two delicate crêpes filled with mixed berry compote and dusted with powdered sugar
$7.5

Medley Tea Time Platter
(Tea not included)
A delightful collection including a taste of each of the above, savory and sweet, with choice of scone. Comfortably serves two people
$20

Medley GF Tea Time Platter
(Tea not included)
Gluten free versions of savory and sweet sandwiches and baked goods
$22.5

Medley Sweet Tea Time Platter
(Tea not included)
A delectable selection of sweet baked goods. Pre-order for best selection.
$22.5


Thursday, June 25, 2015

LAVENDER BLEU Gift Shop & Tea Room

ADDRESS: 1877 Willamette Falls Dr West Linn, OR 97068
CROSS STREETS: Off of 12th
FWY ACCESS: 205

WEBSITE: lavenderbleuonline.com
SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook (rarely used)
PHONE: 503-657-2844
EMAIL: sue@lavenderbleuonline.com

HOURS OF OPERATION:
  • Wed-Sat - 11a-3p
PARKING: Street
CAPACITY: Call to discuss your event needs
RESERVATIONS: Recommended, especially on weekends
GIFT SHOP: "Bunnies By the Bay children items, Firefly jewelry, Ashdene of Australia china, Paige Meadows, Mangiacotti Floral, Marie Osmond dishware and lotions and Gurgle Pots. Our product lines include seasonal items, jewelry for all ages, purses, both for everyday and evening, lotions, candles, linens, food items including many teas, kitchen items, tea china, serving dishes, garden area, and cards, books and stationery. "

WC: Yes
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: na
CHILDREN WELCOME: Yes
OUTDOOR DINING: na
DRESS: Come as you are
CATERING: Take-away
DIETARY RESTRICTIONS ACCOMMODATED: Call ahead to discuss
PRICE: $15.95
DESCRIPTION OF AMBIENCE: Light airy with picket fences. See the adorable video below the menu
CULINARY SPECIALTIES: Savories and sorbet
UNIQUE ASPECTS: An extensive gift shop
OWNED BY: Milynn Schaefer & Sue Rivelli
SURROUNDING BUSINESSES: A culturally diverse assortment of eateries
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 2006
LISTING UPDATED: June 2015

MENU

Hidden Garden Signature Tea
   Sorbet, chef’s choice of soup or salad,
3 finger sandwiches, 2 savories, fresh fruit,
2 scones with lemon curd, jam and Devonshire cream, and 3 small desserts.
Comes with your own pot of freshly brewed tea. This tea is served on
   the traditional three-tiered tray for the full tea experience
$22.95

Afternoon Luncheon Tea
   Sorbet, 2 finger sandwiches, 1 savory, fresh fruit,  scone with lemon curd, jam and Devonshire cream and 2 small desserts. Comes with your own pot of freshly brewed tea
$15.95

Garden Lunch
    Any two of the following: cup of soup, slice of quiche or a salad. Served with a fresh herbed scone
$10.95
Add a small pot of tea for $2.50

                     
Dessert Tea
   Plate of assorted desserts and your own pot of freshly brewed tea of your choice
$7.00

Tea for Two
   Each will enjoy sorbet, chef’s choice of soup or salad, 2 finger sandwiches, a savory, fresh fruit, a scone with lemon curd, jam and Devonshire cream, and 2 desserts. Share a freshly brewed large pot of tea of your choice. This tea is served on a tiered tray for the full tea experience
 $31.95

Little Ones Tea
   Sorbet, 2 finger sandwiches, cut veggies and fruit, cookie and small dessert with your choice of drink. For children 8 and under
$7.95

Groups of 8 or more will have an 18% gratuity added to the bill.
Nuts and nut products are used in our kitchen. 
A split charge of $4.00 will be added to your bill for each additional person sharing one entrée.

Twinkle's Tempest tea

Congratulations to Bonnie Ramsburg & Sarah Kluge, winners of Siren School​'s tea contest! Bonnie came up with the name TWINKLE'S TEMPEST (referring to Siren School's mascot, a baby kraken named Twinkle) and Sarah (of Circus Cat Designs) created the adorable image to go with it.

Twinkle's Tempest tea is Black tea with chocolate and rum flavors, plus chocolate chips. 

It's available through Empress Teas for a limited time for $9.95/2oz pkg, $13.95/4oz pkg, $21.95/8oz pkg (+tax & shipping)

Contact sirenschool@gmail.com to order yours!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

LA TEA DA - Tillamook

ADDRESS: 904 Main Ave, Tillamook, Oregon 97141
CROSS STREETS: Off 9th St.
FWY ACCESS: Main Ave is Hwy 101, far from 5 Fwy

SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook
PHONE: 503-842-5447

EMAIL: LaTeaDaTillamook@gmail.com

HOURS OF OPERATION:
  • Gift Shop - Tues-Sat – 9a-5p
  • Tea Room -  Tues-Sat – 9a-5p (full menu 11a-3p)


PARKING: Street
CAPACITY: Call to discuss your event needs

RESERVATIONS: Recommended, especially on weekends
GIFT SHOP: Yes
WC: Yes
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Yes
CHILDREN WELCOME: Yes
OUTDOOR DINING: na
DRESS: Come as you are
CATERING: Take-away
DIETARY RESTRICTIONS ACCOMMODATED: Call ahead to discuss

PRICE: $28.95 for High Tea
DESCRIPTION OF AMBIENCE: Dark wood furnishings, rich floral linens
CULINARY SPECIALTIES: Pie!
UNIQUE ASPECTS: Recipes using the freshest Tillamook dairy products from their families' dairy farms; on the Oregon coast
OWNED BY: Belinda Williams and Glenda Tonski (as of 2016)
SURROUNDING BUSINESSES: Everything from a small hotel to a veterinary office, fabric store and coffee house
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 2001
LISTING UPDATED: November 2017

MENU
La Tea Da High Tea
Delight in the full four courses of a classic High Tea! Our specialty begins with a bit of YoTime sorbet to cleanse the palate and a steaming pot of tea to melt your cares away. Following is three tiers of treats: bite sized savories and tea sandwiches; a fresh baked sweet and savory scone served with Devonshire cream (jam and lemon curd available upon request); and finally, several dainty -yet ever so tasty- desserts. High Tea is special because of the contented frame of mind it puts you in, not because of its rarity!
$28.95

Governor's Tea
A tea for gentlemen that’s equally enjoyed by gentlewomen! Conduct your conversation over a pot of tea and a luncheon featuring a dab of YoTime sorbet, a marvelous selection of tea sandwiches and savories, a fresh baked sweet and savory scone served with Devonshire cream (jam and lemon curd available upon request) and a bit of something sweet. Feel like royalty, whether you’re a lord or a lady!
$24.95

Merchant's Lunch
If nibbling on greens is your cup of tea may we suggest the Merchant’s Lunch! Along with YoTime sorbet and a pot of tea we will bring you a delightful salad with mixed greens, fresh fruit, feta cheese, nuts and our signature lemon-poppy seed dressing. This is accompanied by your choice of tea sandwiches or two fresh baked scones, plus a dainty sweet treat. It is a delight!
$17.95

Gardener's Plate
For those who prefer a garden variety! We will bring you a portion of our delightful salad, a few fruit and veggie tea sandwiches, and a sampling of fresh baked scones. Along with YoTime sorbet and a pot of tea, it is a vegetarian treat!
$17.95

Villager's Lunch
When you need to simply quell the rumblings of a hungry tummy, call for the Villager’s Lunch! Along with YoTime sorbet and a pot of tea, we’ll bring you a cup of our daily soup, accompanied by your choice of tea sandwiches or two fresh baked scones, plus a dainty sweet treat. It’s anything but common!
$16.95

Scamp's Tea
Children are some of our favorite guests! This special selection of bite sized tea sandwiches and fun sweets perfectly suit lads and lasses age 10 and under. Just like the adult meals, it comes with a spot of YoTime sorbet and tea or other beverage in a whimsical tot’s pot. Tradition is ageless!
$11.95

Queen Mum's Tea
There’s no better treat than a comfortable pause in the day accompanied by a bit of something sweet! Steam away the day’s wrinkles with a pot of tea paired with a selection of our scrumptious daily desserts -a small indulgence, but of course, you’re worth it!
$11.95

Cuppa Tea
When only nibbling is necessary, our Cuppa Tea features a pot of tea and two scones, a sweet and a savory, made from scratch in our kitchen and served with Devonshire cream, jam and lemon curd. The perfect cap for an afternoon with friends!

$10.95