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O.C.'s Best: Afternoon Tea

Britain’s light-meal tradition is experiencing a SoCal revival, with local teahouses offering the classic service

The ritual dates back to the 1800s as a snacking fix and social gathering for the aristocratic ladies of Britain. Today, afternoon tea has become a fashionable alternative for birthday parties, and bridal and baby showers. Here are five teahouses in Orange County where you can practice traditional etiquette while noshing on dainty pastries and finger sandwiches.

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