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The Foodie: Afternoon Tea

June 19, 2008
by Isabel Cowles
Few things evoke social propriety like the taking of afternoon tea. What began as a discreet affair—the Duchess of Bedford would drink tea and nibble on bread and butter in her boudoir to quell her afternoon appetite—eventually became one of the most popular and socially significant events in British culture.

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