OpenRoad Driver Volume 13 Issue 1 - Page 100

100 ยป OpenRoad Driver T E A AT T H E T O P AT FA I R M O N T H O T E L VA N C O U V E R Afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria, BC has always been top-of-mind for those looking for a more traditional experience. But who really elevated the afternoon tea experience to a whole new level is the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. They literally took tea service to the top, to the 15th floor of the hotel, which offers a stunning view of Downtown Vancouver. While afternoon tea goers take in the city skyline and Great Gatsby-style jazz plays softly, the mood is set for a classic Englishinspired afternoon tea experience. Each tea set is served similar to a 3-course meal, starting with a refreshing honey yogurt panna cotta with fresh berries as the starter. Hot appetizers follow as a second course, including a Dungeness c &"6