Like Olympic swimmers and gremlins, tea leaves only reveal their true power after being dunked in water. Unleash hidden strength with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get a luncheon tea at A Dash of Panache in Roseville (a $20.32 value including tax). The luncheon includes:
- A cinnamon roll and a scone
- Full pot of your choice of tea
- Four petite sandwiches
- A choice of soup or salad
- Assortment of desserts
Voted Best Tea House by the KCRA 3 A-List, A Dash of Panache hosts elegant afternoon tea sittings featuring a variety of dishes and more than 50 types of tea. Luncheon tea takers sip hot or iced loose-leaf teas, and spend quality time focusing deeply on their inner children and forgetting about problematic investments in land-ski companies. Diners begin the meal with a cinnamon roll and a fresh-baked scone garnished with fruit, homemade lemon curd, and whipped cream. Bite into four petite sandwiches, including selections such as chicken salad with slivered almonds and sliced red grapes, sliced turkey with baby-swiss cheese, and cucumber served open-face with cream cheese and lemon pepper. Patrons also sup upon crackers with hummus, an assortment of desserts, and a choice of soup or salad.
The shop's servers seat guests in the French-deco tea parlor at tables outfitted with black tablecloths and white doilies. Guests dine off crystal plates and admire the French artwork, which bestows the walls with the Francophile verve of a slam-dunking Julia Child. The Vanity Closet allows visitors to bedeck themselves in colorful boas and kitschy glasses.
A Dash of Panache
Opening a closet at a restaurant typically means finding a mop bucket, but opening A Dash of Panache’s vanity closet means entering a costume wonderland. Stocked with jewelry, boas, and pastel-hued sunglasses, the lilac-walled closet brims with costumes clients can don for tea in the French-deco tea room, named “Best Tea House” by the A-List—among many accolades. The eatery serves more than 50 flavors of tea to tables draped in black tablecloths and white doilies, complementing their brews with petite sandwiches, scones and pastries on crystal plates. The 1920’s-era building also houses a family café, where visitors can nosh on sandwiches, salads and soups, and ice cream, rather than the typical family meal—the contents of a minivan glovebox. Beyond the family cafe, the back of the building has been converted into a party room, ideal for themed kid’s birthday parties.
217 Vernon St.
Roseville, California 95678