This May, we are celebrating Emily as our Employee of the Month! Emily has served her team and our guests as a Market Attendant since April of 2018. Though Emily has only been part of the Tearoom family for a little over a year, she has quickly become a valuable leader with her quiet strength. […]
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The St. James Teas
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The St. James Market boasts more than fifty high-quality teas and a variety of tea-making accoutrements to ensure your daily cuppa is always at hand and your special tea party is a delicious success. Taste the featured tea at our Tea Bar, or join us for a special event to learn a special recipe! New to tea? Not sure where to start? Ask our knowledgeable staff! Each of our teas is unique as its own character...perhaps you’ll hear a story or two!
Tearoom guest and friend of Mary Alice, Wilfrid, a published writer and expert on all things to do with the British monarchy, was thrilled to speak to us on the subject of a royal arrival and the perseverance of the royal family.
The season of sending love and congratulations is upon us. Graduations, weddings, showers, and birthdays fill this year with celebration. The St. James Market has a variety of both whimsical and classic greeting cards for every occasion. If the celebration calls for flowers, or a bear playing the banjo, we have it covered with charming […]
During our “Royal Celebration” menu, we picked up a few items to make tea feel a little more royal. This tray and ice bucket made of hammered copper are the perfect little touch to any celebration. They would shine beautifully out in the garden with a pitcher of refreshingly cold iced tea, or you could […]
The Imperial Porcelain Factory, formally known as the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory, was founded in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1744 by order of Empress Elizabeth, daughter of Peter the Great, after Dmitry Ivanovich Vinogradov discovered the secret of creating hard-paste porcelain. Though found in the traditional shapes of teapots and teacups of England, Russian china has […]
Queen Victoria’s favorite afternoon tea treat is now known as the Victoria Sponge Cake, a simple vanilla cake filled with strawberry preserves and cream. However, it was Anna Russell, the Duchess of Bedford and good friend of Queen Victoria’s, whom we have to thank for introducing the world to the ritual of afternoon tea, for […]
This month we are excited to honor Halla as our Employee of the Month. Halla has been part of the team since November 2017 as a Server. The Tearoom always gets a little bit brighter when Halla is on shift. She sees the best in others and is gracious with her time and energy. When […]
Chocolate in tea? We do believe Willy Wonka might approve. In true Wonka fashion, the Market has put together a chocolate tea variety pack. Tucked in a beautiful little box you will find two of our chocolate teas, Chocolate Raspberry Truffle and Renaissance Chocolate Treasure, a tea ball infuser, a miniature bag of sugar, and […]
Spring has sprung in our Market! We love the time of year that brings beautiful, fresh blossoms. It may be the blooming flowers, or the rumors of a sweet Wonka-inspired menu, but along with spring comes happy little bees. Found in our stationery section, brand-new bee-inspired stationery has begun to appear. Notepads, card sets, and […]
Our brand-new china pattern from Royal Albert is almost good enough to eat. Featuring charming blueberries, blackberries, and daisies, you might think we plucked the “Alpha Foodie Turquoise” pattern straight from Willy Wonka’s Edible Room! But never fear, these blueberries shouldn’t turn you violet. The Oompa Loompas are raving at the size of the teapot, […]