The classic cup of coffee that has long accompanied a light snack or a fine meal is now making room for the resurgence of a familiar palate pleaser: tea. Extravagant tea services combine flavorful choices and soothing relief to provide a peaceful respite. Featuring a variety of flavors with organic components and healing properties, tea is returning to tables as an interactive and personalized experience.
The final touch to an epic meal, the Tea Infusions Trolley at Joël Robuchon Restaurant at MGM Grand goes above and beyond expectations. The tableside cart features freshly potted herbs including thyme, lemongrass and peppermint and offers guests the opportunity to select and customize their own blends of tea. Each selection is promptly cut, gently muddled and placed upon a tabletop flame which heats the water and infuses the flavors right before guests’ eyes. A variety of extras such as honey, sugar and cream are impeccable finishing touches to any tea creation.
For traditional afternoon tea in Las Vegas, guests should look no further than Petrossian Bar’s Afternoon Tea Service at Bellagio. Visitors are treated to a customized Afternoon Tea experience where they are served a variety of sandwiches, scones and pastries with a side of the same Devonshire cream that is commonly enjoyed by the Queen herself. More than 10 varieties of loose and bagged teas are imported from around the world to top off this truly royal tea experience.
Teas with all-natural and organic ingredients can be found at Charlie Palmer’s Aureole at Mandalay Bay. Chef Palmer hand-picked a a wide selection of teas including organic chai spiced black tea, organic pomegranate goji berry green tea and organic citrus rooibos.