Terry Rieger, Master Jeweler and Gemologist
and owner of Diamonds Tea House and Bistro.
Provided by: Eileen Barrett
On Wednesday, July
8, 2009 several chapters got together to check out a new teahouse in the area.
Chapters attending were: Capella Rosa, Classic Crimson Cruisers, Dazzling Dames
in Red, Friends to the End, Hurricane Hatters, Jazzy Red Hat Divas, Lucie
Goosies, Pizazzy Pineapples, Red Hattitudes of PLV and the Scarlet Vamps.
The Lucie Goosies sponsored this tea.
Diamonds Tea Room &
Bistro opened its doors on May 1, 2009. The owner is Terry Rieger, who is a
master jeweler and gemologist.
Their Tea is 6 courses. Our tea started
out with Sweet Red Pepper Soup. This was followed by salad of mixed greens. Then
came the finger sandwiches (fine roast beef & Horseradish - cucumber &
creamed cheese - and honey baked ham with spicy mustard) pinwheels &
canapes, scones with Devonshire cream, lemon curd and fine raspberry jam, fruit
compote marinated in rum, cheese and pastries.
The tea we were served
was Assam - the Queen's Tea. Pure Assam Tea is a rich Indian tea from the
Brahmaputra valley From Taylors of Harrogate Tea Merchants since 1886.
Everything was delicious, the atmosphere was magnificent and the service
We had two special guests - granddaughters of two of the
queens in attendance. They wore pink hats. They were Isabella Hayes and Nicole
There were 3 door prizes given out. The door prize winners were
Jill Barson of the Jazzy Red Hat Divas , Millie Howard of the Scarlet Vamps and
Nicole Amoroso .
There was one Red Hat Split Winner of $100. The winner
was Sue Farrell, Vice Queen of Friends to the End of Fort Pierce.
Diamonds Tea & Bistro
3868 SE Dixie Hwy
Call for reservations 772-781-5153 or 781-1133