Tea Time Around the World
"When tea becomes ritual, it takes its place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things." ~ Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Tea Morrocan style
Korean afternoon tea at the Park Hyatt in Seoul. Photo by Simon Richmond
Nippy Waitress: 1925-33. A young waitress employed by the catering firm J. Lyons who employed them in his Corner House teashops. Dressed in the uniform of a 'Nippy', a style introduced in 1925. The nick-name 'Nippy' was given to waitresses in tea shops and restaurants owned by J. Lyons because they 'nipped' speedily in between tables when serving customers.