Sunday, March 22, 2015

Tea With Melissa

 I visited Melissa and family for a few days last week. 
We took a little time for gluten free lunch/tea at Yesterday's Tea Room
in Florence.  This is one of our favorite activities when
I'm in Northern Kentucky. 
 Susan, the owner of Yesterday's is very well educated in tea. 
In addition to the tea room, there is a boutique, a children's tea party room, 
 a small cafe' to dine in or take away (British for "to-go") a variety of fresh-baked
scones, muffins, cakes, salads, soup, sandwiches, and of course a variety of teas. 

 Cafe entrance below. 

 We enjoyed a full afternoon tea with the featured iced tea
(green tea lemonade)
 and, a featured pot of tea, Mango Green.
Both were delicious.  
Our lunch/afternoon tea began with a cup of yummy sweet potato soup. 
Next was the main course, 1/2 chicken salad sandwich on fresh baked GF bread, 
Cucumber tea sandwich on GF white bread,
Apple and cinnamon cream cheese tea sandwich on GF raisin bread
Green salad with mandarin oranges and a homemade dressing
Marinated slaw
For dessert we had a delightful warm GF caramel bread pudding.
 We were so hungry and busy talking I forgot to 
take photos until everything was half-eaten.  
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Austin was in Nashville on a school trip, and Glenn was busy with 
several evening meetings. It was a great opportunity for me 
to visit and shop with Daughter #1 and family for a few days. 

8 comments:

relevanttealeaf said...

Thank you for sharing part of your visit to Melissa's with us. Yesterday's Tea Room looks lovely and I'm glad there were so many gluten free offerings. There's nothing better than Mother/Daughter time together!

Beth said...

Hello Linda, Glad you had the chance to spend time with Melissa. She is looking well and happy. The green tea lemonade looks interesting. Did you know that iced tea/lemonade is called an Arnold Palmer? (Not sure that applies to green tea!) Have a great week!

Joy said...

Time with your daughter, AND a tearoom that has so many GF delicacies - sounds wonderful! So glad you could enjoy it all.

Stella Jones said...

Yesterday's sounds wonderful and what can be better than sharing teatime with those you love!

Sharon Calvert said...

Hi, Linda: I discovered your blog while visiting Angela's site, Tea with Friends. When I lived in Lexington, KY my Red Hat friends used to enjoy outings to various tea rooms, and Yesterday's sounds like one we would have checked out.

Sharon in Alabama

Bernideen said...

What a wonderful time with your lovely daughter and she looks like she's having fun!

Angela McRae said...

Looks like a great place to go for tea! I can hardly believe that just one year ago, I was enjoying tea with you and Melissa myself! Fun times ...

Marilyn said...

Isn't it amazing what can be found in the gluten free tea times now! What a special time with your daughter #1.

 

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