Treat Your Mom to a Fine Cuppa! Here's a Brew's Who of Afternoon Tea choices for Mother's Day. [caption id="attachment_4164" align="aligncenter" width="363" caption="Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria."] [/caption] Take your pick of five amazing venues offering afternoon with a difference. • Fairmont Empress Hotel. This West Coast jewel has been servicing elegant afternoon tea on silver service since 1908. 721 Government St., Victoria, British Columbia (250-384-8111). • Strathcona Tea House. Expect Welsh tea cakes, Devonshire cream and homemade preserves on white linen. 52404 Range. Rd, 221, Ardrossan, Alberta. (780-922-6963). • The Courtyard Cafe, Windsor Arms Hotel has been serving afternoon tea since 1927. Indulge in a excellent range of teas from around the world, and tiers of dainty sandwiches featuring baby greens with asparagus, cucumber salsa, and chive cream cheese, alongside tasty savories such as goat cheese and caramelized shallot tarts. Why not splurge with a flute of sparkling wine or finish off with a glass of sherry. 18 St. Thomas Street, Toronto, Ontario (416-971-9666). • Mu Lan Chinese Tea House & Cultural Centre. Enjoy a traditional Chinese tea ceremony in this popular East Coast tea emporium. 1360 Lower Water St. Halifax, Nova Scotia (902-420-1994). • Fairmont Algonquin in St. Andrews By the Sea, New Brunswick, serves afternoon tea each day in the library lounge or, if the weather is good, on the front veranda overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay. Reservations required. St. Andrews By the Sea, New Brunswick (506-529-8823) Have I missed a great tea house in your neck o' the woods. Spill the beans (or, rather, leaves) here.