Sue K knuckles
Don't let the exterior of Tea in the Mountain fool you - even though it is in an old commercial building, the interior is lovely. Lots of art on the walls to admire and a nice of tea cups and tea sets to look at (and purchase.) We stopped in for lunch on a weekday. The food was delicious and the service by Mr. Pat was 1st rate - very gracious and attentive. The silver flatware laid out as it should be, the white tablecloth and fresh flowers (the last of the summer zinnias) gave it an elegant feeling. The only tea available was PG Tips, but that suited us just fine. The menu selections were very good. My husband had the shrimp and grits, I chose Chef Myrna's famous chicken salad (we both sampled each other's entees) and the side dishes were delicious, too. The homemade relish gave it an autumnal effect with the red, orange and yellow colors in the pickle. As we were finishing our meal, Chef Myrna came to our table to make sure we had enjoyed our meal. She is a thoroughly delightful lady and we will return. Afternoon tea service is available by reservation, and I'm definitely returning with some of my girlfriends for that.