Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Gluten Free Afternoon Tea at The Peabody Hotel, Memphis

 
My gluten free afternoon tea at The Peabody Memphis
included all the same tea sandwich fillings as
Austin and Glenn's with the difference of being served
on gluten free bread.
I appreciated the way my sandwiches were also garnished.
The savory sandwiches included:
Crab Salad
Cucumber and Tomato
Chicken Salad
Prosciutto and Melon
Smoked Salmon

 
I forgot to take a photo of my "scone" second course,
which was actually a small gluten free bagel.
My third course, the pastries and sweets included:
Chocolate Dipped Strawberry
Raspberry Parfait
Cheesecake in a Chocolate Shell
White Chocolate Mixed Nuts
Chocolate Chip Cookie
A big 'thank you" for this wonderful gluten free afternoon tea experience!
 
After the delightful tea service we visited the famous
Peabody Ducks in the fountain of the hotel lobby. 

The Peabody Duck March as directed by the Duckmaster,
takes place every day at 11:00 a.m. when the red carpet is laid out and
they come to the lobby,
and at 5:00 p.m. when they march out the red carpet,
and  ride the elevator back up to their penthouse coop.
 
The Peabody Duck March is an event attended by
many tourists and guests as you can see in these photos. 

9 comments:

Joy said...

It all looks delicious, and I love the duck march!

racheld said...

I KNEW you'd Meet the Mallards! We've watched that march many a time, mostly over tea, but one memorable time was when I was there for a two-day conference with a dinner one night.

A friend from home and I went together and were roommates, and when the meeting was dismissed for the afternoon, I went and sat in the lobby with coffee, and she went upstairs to bathe and change for the evening.

Just about the time they were heading for the elevator, I looked up and way across the way, here came Margie in her duster and slippers, with her face shiny with Pond's, rushing down to see the parade. Isn't it wonderful to have at least one sweet, kind, funny friend who so knows who she IS that she just doesn't CARE what people think?

So glad you had such a nice glimpse of that old tradition.

rachel

racheld said...
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racheld said...

Sorry! I have some kind of thing going that I seem to post everything twice.

my cup of tea said...

So much FUN and your plates look delicious!
donna

Steph said...

How wonderful!! I think it's a very smart business

Angela McRae said...

I love the way your gluten-free sandwiches are garnished as well -- looks like they really took the effort to make sure YOUR tea was just as special as everyone else's. Wonderful!

Rosemary said...

Another fantastic GF tea! and the Peabody Duck March, oh my!

Marilyn said...

Your gluten free tea looks just delicious and well thought out.

How fun to see the ducks on parade.

 

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