Neverland Vegan High Tea

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 I won a gift card for Neverland Tea Salon and Foodie Buddy suggested we go there because they have vegan high tea. Regular price of the tea is $50 per person which for Vancouver is a reasonable price. We were a little late to arrive as we commuted by transit. The place was very crowded but we were seated and given the menu. The server explained that we could have as many teas as we wanted but you could only one at a time. I ordered an apple black tea for the first one they also have a variety of plant milk choices I requested almond milk.  I ordered the Vegan high tea and Foodiebuddy ordered the traditional. Our platter came with all the vegan items close to me and the other items on the other side. The server explained what everything was but I still had to look up the menu online.  I started by trying the scone. The vegan ‘cream’ tasted like the coconut whipping cream you get at the grocery store. We were only given one container of jam to share but foodie buddy let me have it. The

Starbucks hot apple crisp macchiato

In a previous post I reviewed the iced apple crisp. Today is a strange weather day it’s sunny and raining at the same time. Cold from the wind and hot from the sun at the same time. It seemed to be a perfect day to try a fall drink released in summer. 

I also had stars that were going to expire soon. I would normally order a tall since I was using the stars I got a grande. The only customization I did was request coconut milk. I know it’s not the best for this kind of drink it’s the one I like the most. Otherwise I wanted to try it the way it came. 

Previously I had gone shopping with my mom and then decided to walk home. I had a heavy bag of flour to carry on the 1.5 km home. I was hoping that I could sit outside at Starbucks. All the outside tables were taken and inside was efficient with them having a person opening and closing the door and telling you to go pick up your mobile order if it’s there. I’m not comfortable sitting inside anyways but it was definitely an atmosphere of grab and go for me. There were people in there that were fine with it so just my personal preference which really has nothing to do with Starbucks. 

I couldn’t stop to take a picture until I had walked very far while drinking the drink. The first couple of sips were good but after that it was way too sweet for me. I know if this was a time where I drank Starbucks everyday it would have been perfect. These days I would much rather taste the coffee or spices than sweet syrup. I did drink the whole thing and there was no sauce on the bottom so it was mixed well. 

Overall this drink is good if you like sweet drinks. It was too sweet for me and I don’t think reducing the pumps of syrup would solve that. I probably won’t order this drink again. I might a stronger coffee drink with a pump or two of flavour in the future. 


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