In an earlier segment of this interview I mentioned that Laura’s Tea Room serves “high tea” between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays. And, as the Tea Room’s website notes, “reservations are strongly recommended.”
Strongly recommended indeed! If you plan to have high tea during your visit you’d better call ahead. This Tea Room has become popular with folks all over the Carolinas. Not just Columbia and Charlotte. It’s busy! And many of the visitors hope to enjoy Carol Allen’s version of “high tea.” Served, for the sake of customers’ convenience not in the early evening but during lunchtime.
In this segment of the interview, Carol describes the “high tea” experience, the Tea Room staff, and the role of her Mother. Who does all of the baking and kitchen supervision every day. At 90, Carol’s Mother has had plenty of experience. And it shows in the product. You won’t leave hungry, that’s for sure. In fact, “stuffed” is how Carol jokingly describes it. Have a listen: