April 16, 2014

Afternoon Tea, London

Photograph by James Veysey, Camera Press/Redux

A waiter brings cakes and sandwiches to patrons enjoying afternoon tea at Soho's Secret Tea Room in London. Traditionally served between 3 and 5 p.m., afternoon tea can be a luxurious event—involving delicate china and fanned napkins as well as the culinary essentials of exquisite teas, dainty cakes, and elegant sandwiches—or a quiet, quite simple affair.

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