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Atwood Cafe's Holiday Tea Offers a Sweet Shopping Break

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As part of Racked Travel Week, we'll be offering quick ideas for some quality Family Time this holiday season. Giving preference, of course, to activities near shopping.

Photo: Courtesy of Atwood Cafe

Here's a sweet idea for a shopping break: gather the family for some petit fours, chocolate mousse, and a flute of bubbly. The Atwood Cafe's Holiday Tea is available on November weekends starting this Saturday; in December, it will be offered daily all month.

Held in the cafe's colorful, plush confines—and smack-dab in the middle of the downtown shopping district—the tea offers eight loose-leaf options jazzed up with cumin-or-chamomile-infused honey. There are also cranberry scones, chocolate-dipped strawberries, and savory sandwiches. Tickets are $20 for tots 12 and under and $35 for adults (plus extra for those bubbles. Which may be worth it after waiting in line for Santa.) Make your reservations here.

· Atwood Cafe [Official Site]