American Tea Room’s Anti-Doily Afternoon Tea Service

The Arts District has a friendly neighbor who invites all of LA over for a convivial cup of tea. And instead of doilies and fine China, you’ll be welcomed by a tea garden entry and then sip from modern, double-walled glass cups inside a lofty space bedecked with wood, stone, and contemporary art. With a selection of over 200 teas, American Tea Room (909 S Santa Fe Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90021) has purveyed teas in Beverly Hills since 2003. They opened this Downtown outlet (a couple of blocks from Bestia) last fall.

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