The Palm Court at The Drake Hotel
What would Hillary do? There are plenty of delightful spots to enjoy afternoon tea, but few could be more storied than The Drake’s Palm Court, where Princess Di, her one-time mother-in-law (each on separate occasions) and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have raised a teacup. The English tradition here is steeped in romance and set to live harp music. Arrive hungry since the tea menu reads more like a full meal: sandwiches, hearty scones and pastries.
140 East Walton
Best of Chicago 2010