The fine English tradition of taking a pause midday to refuel with crustless sandwiches, warm scones, and freshly brewed tea is alive and well in Los Angeles — even through the pandemic. From posh establishments that follow formalities to local spots that hit all the cozy notes, here now are 12 lovely places for afternoon tea in Los Angeles.
Removed: The Getty Villa, Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air (currently unavailable), Tres by José Andrés (closed), Pacific Dining Car (closed), the Langham Pasadena (currently unavailable)
Added: the Wayfarer Downtown Los Angeles, Rose & Blanc Tea Room
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More