Prêt-à-Portea at The Berkeley

It's been a few years since our family enjoyed the legendary afternoon tea at The Berkeley Knightsbridge. Unlike any other afternoon tea we've ever had, Prêt-à-Portea features a new collection of  fashion designer-inspired cakes each year. I recently saw the 2018 line up and am blinking my eyes, tapping my heels thinking I might just reappear…

Prêt-à-Portea Collection S/S 2013

I love receiving the Berkeley's Prêt-à-Portea reminders. This one is quite colorful, especially with the harlequin-like teapot design. Sadly, we won't be going this year, but we have fond memories from our visit. This year's menu looks tantalizing! I'd love to try Jason Wu's "Carolyn" hatbox. Please share pictures if you go! "The Berkeley's Prêt-à-Portea adds a…

Sip of Style

Oh I just got this lovely image in my inbox and started reminiscing. This was such a elegant and fun tea at The Berkeley with my family and dear friend, Johnni (who left SF for London over 10 years ago and decided to stay.). It's a bit over-the-top, but you have to do it at…

Maverick Sabre

Doesn't this kind of have a vintage Bond sound? I love it. Sadly, you can't this track on iTunes (...yet?) but can pre-order the CD import to ensure good music comes your way.

The Berkeley Knightsbridge

Nibbling on a Sell-out Miu Miu vanilla bikini biscuit with navy icing and signature white bow was not my English husband's idea of afternoon tea, but he was a good sport about all the faff surrounding The Berkeley's Prêt-à-Portea. For me, I was thoroughly entertained with the intricately designed fashion-inspired cakes and fancies like the black and…

Lunch at River Cafe

Dining al fresco with my family, enjoying prosciutto with Turkish figs and a glorious 70 degree afternoon. The River Café, London. What could be better?