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|Dear Tea Lovers, Festival Supporters and Friends,|
We're still recovering from our super-busy Opening Weekend, but we're excited that our 2012 Tea Lovers Festival
in Los Angeles is continuing throughout the month of May with several more great Educational & Cultural Programs. Each week this month, the e-Newsletter will keep you updated on what's happening, both as part of our festival, as well as on some other tea-related activities around town. We hope to see you -- just make sure that you register in advance
for our programs, so you can get our fabulous Tea Lovers Tote
full of tea goodies from our sponsors. Here is what's on our list for this coming weekend: SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2012 at Royal/T in Culver City
Mother's Day Tea Festivities: 1:00 - 5:00 pm
> Performance by our favorite Madame Chocolat (1:00 pm, FREE)
> Tea With Mommy & Me
with Sarita Gomez (1:30 pm, see below)*
> Kids-Love-Tea-Too program: painting with tea and tea pot decorating (3:00 pm, FREE)
Mother's Day specialties
by the Royal/T Café (all day, by reservation)
Tea Lab: Tea With Mommy & Me
with Sarita Gomez of Enchanted Tea and Travel
The creator of the fantastical Wonderland Tea & Etiquette at our 2010 festival is putting on a Mother's Day twist to this festive tea etiquette
class, full of fun stories and equipped with props, Victorian hats and of course delicious teas, plus tea sandwiches, scones and sweets. Enjoy learning about the history of high-tea, while giving mom a unique tea experience to treasure for years to come.
Time: 1:30pm Duration: 1.5hrs Maximum Attendance: 12
Price: $40/for two > $35 (or less) for Tea Lovers Festival Members*
*Advance registrations for May 13th end at midnight May 11th. Only on-site registrations will be available on the day of the event.
May 19: Battle of the BakersFacebook Event Link
May 22: Tea & MeditationFacebook Event Link
May 27: TeaVIP Closing Reception & Tea CeremoniesFacebook Event Link
You can register
for these and all the other of our Educational and Cultural Programming under PROGRAM
section of our website
. Please contact us at 310.699.7271 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info and to register over the phone.
AUXILIARY PROGRAMMING: WEEK 02
MAY 12, 2012: A Taste of Paris in LA
Our own tea etiquette expert Sarita Gomez, who's conducting Tea With Mommy & Me at 1:30pm on Mother's Day (see above), will also be leading this hands-on chocolate making workshop in a beautiful chocolate factory in Beverly Hills. Meet the chocolatiere, who will show you the secrets of tempering with cacao and making your own chocolate treats. Learn the history of chocolate, enjoy a Parisian lunch, get recipes and pair these desserts with delicious teas. 818.632.3632
MAY 12, 2012: Mother's Day Weekend Lunch at Jin Patisserie in Venice
Due to popular demand for Mother's Day weekend, master dessert chef and founder of Jin Patisserie, Kristy Choo, who's competing in our Battle of the Bakers on May 19, has added on an extra day for her popular Mother's Day lunch. Filled with both savory and sweet delicacies, it includes peach sorbet, mascarpone cream, petit fours and a choice of the 43 tea varieties. $28 www.jinpatisserie.com
ONGOING: Special Tea Lovers Festival Offers During May
Visit our Tea Marketplace exhibitor Matcha Source at their West Hollywood location in May and mention the "Tea Lovers Festival" to receive a FREE bamboo tea scoop ($6 value) with the purchase of any tea (teas range from $28-$45). The tea scoop is the perfect utensil for gathering matcha powder out of a small tin. Does double duty for salt and spices too. 8036 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048 www.matchasource.com
For over thirty years, Dhaba restaurant in Santa Monica has been a small, family-run Indian restaurant committed to bringing their customers savory dishes and friendly service. They take pride in their healthy, home style regional cuisine and daily farmers market vegetable specials. Mention the "Tea Lovers Festival" during the month of May and receive a FREE pot of chai. 2104 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 www.dhaba.biz