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Richmond, BC | Richmond dining destination Origo Club is putting the cherry on the Sunday (and Saturday) with special Sakura-themed ‘Festival De Fleurs’ Weekend Afternoon Tea Services in addition to Sakura-themed cocktail and hot chocolate creations offered throughout April.
Prepared by Origo Pastry Chef Qing Qing An, each Festival de Fleurs Afternoon Tea set showcases an eye-catching array of cherry themed small bites, pastries and sandwiches that capture the vibrant colours of the unfolding Sakura (cherry blossom) season. The sweet and savoury delicacies are served with a choice of coffee or tea for $45 per guest plus tax and gratuity and can also be supplemented with a glass of Barons de Rothschild Champagne for an additional $29 per person.
ORIGO CLUB ‘FESTIVAL DE FLEURS’ AFTERNOON TEA MENU
Saturdays and Sundays throughout April
— $45 per person plus tax and gratuity —
Cocktail de Crevette
prawn, cocktail sauce, yuzu, flowers
tart shell, basil spinach, gruyère, egg, cream
Sandwiche au Jambon Truffé
croissant, ham, truffle crème fraîche, lemon zest
Canard à l’Orange
seared duck breast, kumquats, sumac, smoked salt
Scone à l’Italianne
roasted tomatoes & prosciutto scone, quail egg, served with pesto butter and sour cherry sauce
Gâteau au Fromage Pêche et Cerises
peach cheesecake, cherry blossom jelly, oolong sablé
Éclair à la Lavande
choux, whipped lavender ganache, blackberry jam
Macaron à la Rose
rose & vanilla almond macaron
Gâteau au Saké et à l’Osmanthus
osmanthus rice wine cake
Panna Cotta au Jasmin et au Miel
jasmine vanilla panna cotta, blond dulcey chocolate crunch, honeycomb
Gelée au Sureau
green grape champagne jelly, elderflower curd
Origo Club’s other Sakura-themed features available Tuesdays through Sundays throughout April include the Kir-inspired Direct Pour Cassis cocktail (crème de cassis, triple sec, dry white wine, soda, orange), $13, and Ruby & Jasmine hot chocolate, a floral creation with notes of red fruit and berries that mingles ruby chocolate, strawberry chocolate, jasmine milk and raspberry gel, $5.
RESERVATIONS | As there are a limited number of spots available for Origo Club’s Festival de Fleurs Afternoon Tea services on Saturdays and Sundays in April, reservations are highly recommended and may be made by calling the restaurant at 604-285-8889 or booking online via OpenTable. *Please note: Afternoon Tea is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. only. Each adult at the table is required to order one set. Origo Club reserves the right to enforce a strict two-hour seating time.
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ABOUT ORIGO CLUB | Located in Richmond and anchoring itself at the crossroads of art, cuisine and café culture, Origo Club offers guests a refined-yet-relaxed atmosphere and an interactive culinary and cultural experience unlike any other. The first North American offshoot of a high-profile private club that debuted in Beijing in 2014, Origo Club showcases a gallery of contemporary Asian artwork, a stylishly chic restaurant featuring French-inspired food and wine and a state-of-the-art coffee counter and tea bar. Embracing a single-source philosophy regarding its ingredients, products and exhibits, Origo Club aims to underscore its unique nature by celebrating heritage, transcending boundaries and satiating the senses.