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Best Place to have Brunch, Lunch and Tea by Jackie Collins
2015/08/26  |  By:   |  Features  |  

1591-lunchdinner-compressedDepending on what city I am in, the choice of where to have brunch, lunch or afternoon tea is endless.  In L.A. afternoon tea would probably be at The Peninsula Hotel, although there is no way they can compete with London, where tea at The Dorchester is a must.  Delicious sandwiches with no crusts, English breakfast tea, and hot scones accompanied by clotted cream and strawberry jam.  Yum!!

Brunch in L.A. would be at The Four Seasons Hotel, with an array of every kind of food laid out buffet style.  And one can star-spot at the same time, because the Four Seasons always has famous guests staying there.

Lunch in L.A. would be at The Ivy.  Great for people-spotting, and glorious food, especially the delicious crab cakes.

Dinner in L.A. would definitely be at Craig’s, a really fun and club-like restaurant where there are always friends and acquaintances scattered around the comfortable booths.  The food is delicious—from Italian meatballs to the best honey truffle chicken in town.  I love the friendly atmosphere—great ambiance.  And of course Craig himself, who couldn’t be more charming.

In London I would go to either Nobu or The Wolseley—Nobu for the incredible sushi, The Wolseley for the chance to bump into lots of friends while having a delicious dinner.

L.A. and London are my two favourite cities, so bon appetit!