Chinese Moon Festival to bring culture to ABQ

August 26th, 2014 at 5:50 pm by under Latest Posts

The Fragrant Leaf Tea Boutique will present a Chinese Moon Festival afternoon tea on Sunday, Sept. 21. There are two seatings at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

The event will feature a mini-lecture Moon Festival Myths & Traditions by Robin Scala, owner of The Fragrant Leaf Tea Boutique and importer of artisan loose-leaf teas.

The menu will feature a three-course afternoon tea service of bite-sized savories, scones and sweets inspired by traditional Chinese foods eaten during the Moon Festival, including a sampling of authentic “moon cakes.” Guests will also be served a flight of exquisite loose-leaf teas selected to complement the food.

Tickets for the afternoon tea and lecture are $33/person. Seating is limited and advance reservation with payment is required by Sept. 18.

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