Saturday, August 15, 2015

Like a version

Ever wonder what all the fuss is about when it comes to our online/PDF version of The Tea Traveller's Constant Companion?  Well here's a looksie, using the Gatsby-like Langham Hotel in Pasadena, CA as an example

This is a sample of the print version

These are from the online/PDF version, which includes expanded content and links

Your Monet or Your Life - old radio show tea theater event

Monet paintings are being stolen from Southern California museums by a serial thief and socialites Pete & Patsy Charleville are the only people who sense the danger these robberies pose.

Will they get the masterpieces back intact? Will they catch the crooks? Will they make it through the investigation with their lives? Find out in the thrilling audience-participatory Golden Age Radio show, Your Monet or Your Life

Sunday, August 27 at 3pm

at Tea and Teacups, Yorba Linda

$30 includes themed tea service & interactive event


    

A Caught-in-the Act production presented by Broken Wall Theatrical Events

Friday, August 14, 2015

THE TEAPOT ON WHEELS

ADDRESS: 1754 Rogue River Hwy, Gold Hill, OR
CROSS STREETS: Exits 45A & 45B
FWY ACCESS: 5

WEBSITE:  theteapotonwheels.com
SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram
PHONE: 541-855-4343
EMAIL: dennym969@msn.com

HOURS OF OPERATION:
  • Restaurant - Mon-Sat 7a-3p
  • Tearoom - Mon-Sat 10a-3p
PARKING: Street & lot
CAPACITY: 150 - they have multiple private seating areas. Call to discuss the needs of your event 
RESERVATIONS: Recommended, especially on weekends
GIFT SHOP: Yes
WC: Yes
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Yes
CHILDREN WELCOME: Yes, over the age of 5 in the tearoom, please

OUTDOOR DINING: Yes! Overlooking the river
DRESS: Come as you are
CATERING: Take-away
DIETARY RESTRICTIONS: Call ahead to discuss
PRICE: $17.99
DESCRIPTION OF AMBIENCE: An idyllic river-side building with charming decor

CULINARY SPECIALTIES: Clam chowder and Mexican cuisine, but not to fear, they do American and British at tea 
UNIQUE ASPECTS: They are a tearoom, restaurant and full event venue, popular for weddings
OWNED BY: Jan & Denny Martinez
SURROUNDING BUSINESSES: Far from the hustle and bustle, on acreage of its own
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 2013
LISTING UPDATED: August 2015

MENU


Thursday, August 13, 2015

ROUNDTABLE TEA COMPANY

ADDRESS: 406 East Main Street, Suite F, Medford, Oregon 97501
CROSS STREETS: S. Riverside Ave. & E. 8th St.
FWY ACCESS: Very close to the 5, off Hwy 99

WEBSITE: roundtabletea.com
SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Youtube
PHONE: 541-778-0866
EMAIL: roundtableteaco@gmail.com

HOURS OF OPERATION:
  • Tues-Fri - 9a-5p
  • Sat - 11a-4p by reservation only
PARKING: Street & lot
CAPACITY: Call to discuss your event needs
RESERVATIONS: Required on Saturdays
GIFT SHOP: Tea shop
WC: Yes
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Yes
CHILDREN WELCOME: Call to discuss
OUTDOOR DINING: na
DRESS: Come as you are
CATERING: Yes, call to discuss
DIETARY RESTRICTIONS: Call ahead to discuss
PRICE: $20+
DESCRIPTION OF AMBIENCE: Stately and clean with black and white decor and gleaming silver teapots
CULINARY SPECIALTIES: Pasties and chicken salad
UNIQUE ASPECTS: They are tea purveyors and do tastings
OWNED BY: Sandra & John Wiuff 
SURROUNDING BUSINESSES: na
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 2011
LISTING UPDATED: August 2015

MENU

Choose a minimum of 5 items ~ $20 per person​
Add $4 for each additional item

Soups or Salads
                 Creamy Carrot or Tomato Basil Parmesan Soup
            Hearty Hamburger Soup
            Strawberry & Greens w/Poppy Seed Dressing
            Asparagus, Bean & Feta Salad
            Wedge Salad w/Garlic Ranch Dressing


Tea Sandwiches
Rosemary Chicken or Mango Chicken Salad
Asparagus Gorgonzola or Olive Pinwheels
Cucumber & Minted Cream Cheese
Blue, Walnut & Pear
Curried Egg

Savories
Chicken Salad Wonton Baskets
Mini Quiche Bites
Mini Cornish Pasties (Chicken, Steak, or Dubliner)
Chicken & Mushroom or Ham & Asparagus in Puff Pastry

Scones
(Served with Devonshire Cream & Lemon Curd)
Cranberry Orange
Lemon Poppy Seed
Almond Buttermilk
Apricot Ginger
Savory Scones upon Request


Desserts
Swedish Cream Cream Puffs
Lemon Squares Cherry Delight
Pecan Tarts   Brownie Cups
Fruit Tarts Oreo Cheesecake Bites

(Additional $2.00 per person for these items:)
Chocolate Fruit Cup    
Chocolate Ganache Tort
 Hand-Dipped Strawberries
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All items are made fresh in-store. Talk with our Chef to explore other creative menu options.
Choice of 3 teas for 6-12 guests
Choice of 6 teas for 13 or more guests
We require a 50% non-refundable deposit
one week before the event, for groups of 6 or more.


Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Victorian GentiliTea Tour ~ SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITEAS ~

Victorian GentiliTea Tour
April 15-18, 2016

~ SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITEAS ~

See your name plastered across the globe as well as the web when you partner with the Tea Travellers Societea to present a full-bodied tea trip to Victoria, BritishColumbia. Sponsorships are customizable to your desired level of participation and investment. Combo sponsorships include all 7 months of promotion as well as a ticket for one to the event which means you’ll get to enjoy 3 nights at the jewel of Victoria, The Empress hotel, along with tea onsite as well as at the world-famous Butchart Gardens. This is your chance to let down your hair and get to know your customers as friends. Nothing binds people together like tea.

~ PARTICIPATION ~

Yorkshire Gold
Darjeeling
Earl Grey
English Breakfast
Event Website
Name in Title
Name at Top
Name in Body
Name at Bottom
Facebook event page
Name in Title
Name at Top
Name in Body
Name at Bottom
Emails
Name in Title
Name at Top
Name in Body
Name at Bottom
Logo in border of Website
Yes, with link, preferred position
Yes, with link, secondary position
Yes, with link, tertiary position
Yes, no link
Tea Bags Include a gift or sample from your business with card
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sponsor Page on our site about your business with your logo & link
Yes
Yes
(na)
(na)
Half Hour Presentation on your business at event
Yes, with Combo level
Yes, with Combo level
Yes, with Combo level
Yes, with Combo level

~ INVESTMENT ~
# of Promo
months
Yorkshire
Gold
Darjeeling
Earl Grey
English
Breakfast
Months must be consecutive
limit 1 business
limit 3 businesses
limit 6 businesses
no limit of businesses
1st
$87.50
$75.00
$62.50
$50.00
2nd
$79.50
$68.00
$56.50
$45.00
3rd
$71.50
$61.00
$50.50
$40.00
4th
$63.50
$54.00
$44.50
$35.00
5th
$55.50
$47.00
$38.50
$30.00
6th
$47.50
$40.00
$32.50
$25.00
7th
$39.50
$33.00
$26.50
$20.00
Combo includes all 7 months plus event ($675)
$1,000
$975
$925
$875

Savings
$119.50
$78.00
$61.50
$45.00

Tea Tour tickets go on sale 21 September 2015 and we already have several people waiting to sign up. Promotions begin 15 September. Page position of sponsors is based first on sponsorship levels, second on duration of promotion, and third on seniority concerning the date sponsorship was obtained.
Please feel free to contact us with any and all questions. We look forward to our tea travellers getting to know you and your business and to sharing many cups of tea with you.

Warmly,

Joy & Carol
The tea ladies

TeaTravellersSocietea.com
TeaTravellersSocietea@yahoo.com
779-3Cheers (779-324-3377)

Sunday, August 9, 2015

PURPLE ORCHID GIFT BOUTIQUE & TEA HOUSE

Regrettably, they have recently gone out of business

ADDRESS: 230 E Main St Hillsboro, OR 97123
CROSS STREETS: Between SE 2nd & SE 3rd Aves.
FWY ACCESS: 405, 5; Near Hwy 26, Off Hwy 8

WEBSITE: purpleorchidgiftboutique.com
SOCIAL MEDIA: (Facebook page not working), Youtube
PHONE: 971-238-9992
EMAIL: purpleorchidgiftboutique@gmail.com

HOURS OF OPERATION:
  • Wed - Fri. at 12p, 1p & 2pm
  • Sat & Sun at 12p, 2p & 4p
  • Mon & Tues reserved for Private Group High Tea Parties
PARKING: "Parking is limited on Main Street, so arrive early to find a spot. Customers are able to park behind the building in the US Bank parking lot Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday. You can access Purple Orchid through the back door of the building. If the parking lot is full because of Saturday Market traffic, street parking and public parking lots are available within a short walks distance. Attached is a map of public parking in Downtown Hillsboro kindly provided by the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce"
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: Yes
DIETARY RESTRICTIONS: Call ahead to discuss
PRICE: $10

DESCRIPTION OF AMBIENCE: Traditionally classy and inviting
CULINARY SPECIALTIES: Bakery onsite
UNIQUE ASPECTS: Washington County Museum Afternoon Tea & Tour
OWNED BY: Maribeth Peters
SURROUNDING BUSINESSES: Various international eateries
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 2014
LISTING UPDATED: August 2015

MENU

Summer Tea Menu
Homemade Clotted Cream, Curds and Jams Served with Scones

Grand Tea
Three Choices of Finger Sandwiches: One Veggie Cream Cheese Sandwich (changed daily between Artichoke Tapenade, Cucumber or Green Olive with Garlic) with Fresh Seasonal Fruit Garnish; One Ham Sandwich; One Organic Egg Salad Sandwich; Two In House Baked Devonshire Scones; One White Chocolate Dipped Strawberry with Chocolate Sprinkles; Four Bakery Items (Baker’s Choice); Bottomless Pots of Tea or Unlimited Tea Samplers (cups)
$24 per person – 2 Person Minimum

High Tea
Two Choices of Finger Sandwiches: One Veggie Cream Cheese Sandwich (changed daily between Artichoke Tapenade, Cucumber or Green Olive with Garlic) with Fresh Seasonal Fruit Garnish and One Organic Egg Salad Sandwich; Two In House Baked Devonshire Scones; One White Chocolate Dipped Strawberry with Chocolate Sprinkles; Three Bakery Items (Baker’s Choice); One Pot of Tea or Two Tea Samplers (cups)
 $15 per person – 2 Person Minimum



Express Tea 
One Choice of Finger Sandwich: Choice of either One Veggie Cream Cheese Sandwich (changed daily between Artichoke Tapenade, Cucumber or Green Olive with Garlic) with Fresh Seasonal Fruit Garnish; or One Organic Egg Salad Sandwich; Two In House Baked Devonshire Scones; One White Chocolate Dipped Strawberry with Chocolate Sprinkles; Two Bakery Items (Baker’s Choice); One Pot of Tea or Two Tea Samplers (cups)
$10 per person

Mini-Me Tea 
Choice of One Veggie Cream Cheese or Ham Sandwich Garnished with Fresh Seasonal Fruit; One In House Baked Devonshire Scone; Two Bakery Items (Baker’s Choice); Two Tea Samplers (cups)
$7.50/per Child ages 6 through 12 Years – Children Under 5 are Free

Special dietary needs must be requested at the time of making reservation. Additional $5.00
Charge for Dairy Free and Gluten Free plating.
18% Gratuity not included in pricing


Saturday, August 1, 2015

LOVEJOY'S RESTAURANT & TEA ROOM

ADDRESS: 195 Nopal St, Florence, OR 97439
CROSS STREETS: Off 1st
FWY ACCESS: Near coastal Hwy 101, 5 is closest major freeway

WEBSITE: lovejoysrestaurant.com
SOCIAL MEDIA: na
PHONE: 541-902-0502
EMAIL: na

HOURS OF OPERATION:
  • Tues-Sat 11a-3p
PARKING: Street
CAPACITY: Call to discuss your event needs
RESERVATIONS: Recommended, especially on weekends
GIFT SHOP: Yes
WC: Yes
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: na
CHILDREN WELCOME: Yes
OUTDOOR DINING: na
DRESS: Come as you are
CATERING: na
DIETARY RESTRICTIONS: Call ahead to discuss
PRICE: $14
DESCRIPTION OF AMBIENCE: Warm and inviting
CULINARY SPECIALTIES: Crab cakes and cottage pie
UNIQUE ASPECTS: Wonderful seafood entrees
OWNED BY: Judith Kingsmill
SURROUNDING BUSINESSES: A variety of coastal eateries
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1999
LISTING UPDATED: August 2015

MENU

Royal Tea 

First Course
Two different salads
Judith's Savory Sausage Rolls
Your choice of tea

Second Course 
Each guest's choice of two from the Tea Sandwich selection  

Third Course
Fresh-baked scones, Double Devon clotted cream, strawberry jam, lemon curd preserves

The Royal Tea finishes with an English biscuit & petite dessert
(*English biscuit = cookie)

$14 per person


Lovejoy's Tea Sandwich Selection
(Each served as four crustless triangles)
Cucumber & Cream Cheese
Mandarin Orange & Cream Cheese
Roast Beef with Horseradish
Smoked Turkey with Dijon Mustard
Ham with Dijon Mustard
Bay Shrimp with Mayonnaise
Tomato & Cheddar Cheese
Smoked Salmon with Dill
Egg Salad & Water Cress
Pear, Walnut, & Stilton Cream Cheese

For the Wee People: Peanut Butter & Jelly