Pam and I had a lovely afternoon tea at Alice's Tea Cup, Chapter II. I know, I've complained about this place before, but on Friday afternoon there was no wait and excellent service. I could seriously live off the Lapsang Souchong chicken sandwich. We tried Cholestea, which was kind of chai-like, and Trafalgar Square - I obviously chose it for the name, but like the menu promised, it tasted like a Peppermint Patty. And as usual, we couldn't finish everything between the two of us. The orange currant scone was resurrected for the next morning's breakfast (with a cup of tea, duh.) My only complaints, 'cause there has to be some, was the usual minimal serving of clotted cream, and the two girls near us with their laptops. I'm sorry, it's just not the kind of place for laptops! Can't we escape from this millenium for one hour? Guess not.
For the first time we were seated in the fairy room or whatever it's called. It's pretty cute with all the wings and kids' pictures. Cozy, too.
By the way, a Chapter III is coming on East 81st Street. I'm sure I'll be checking out in the near future. Doubt they'll ever come to Queens.