Monday, June 11, 2018

Delectable Afternoons at The Oval Room to Enjoy “High Tease”

The "High Tease" (Photo: The Oval Room)

From our friends at The Oval Room...

Ashok Bajaj, founder of Knightsbridge Restaurant Group, is pleased to introduce a delicious afternoon respite from work at The Oval Room's inviting patio or in the bar/lounge. A nod to traditional high tea, the restaurant is offering “High Tease” a modern, sexy twist on the concept with spirited cocktails and delicious snacks. Beginning Monday, June 11, one can enjoy one of the four featured libations and five bites for $25 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, Monday through Friday, from 2 PM to 5 PM.

Executive Chef Bryan Moscatello’s afternoon tryst sandwich tier includes Foie Gras Butter & Jam Sandwiches; Shigoku Oysters with cucumber and pickle; Beet-Cured Salmon Flat Bread, as well as Truffled Quail Egg Sandwiches with crab. The featured cocktails include Loosen the Tie with High West Double Rye, Darjeeling tea simple, Angostura bitters and a cherry; Show Me Some Leg with Cerasum cherry amaro (local), Cointreau, lemon and soda, served on the rocks with an orange twist; Kiss Me Quick with Aperol, cava, lemon, simple, grapefruit bitters lemon and Case Closed with St. Aubin Armagnac, Demerara simple syrup, lemon, mint and crushed ice. Additional cocktails from this High Tease menu are priced at $12 each to linger away the afternoon.

Located step from the White House, the award-winning Oval Room features modern American cuisine. Noted as one of Washington’s top power dining locations, the restaurant is open Monday through Thursday, from 11:30 AM to 10 PM, Friday, from 11:30 AM to 10:30 PM, and Saturday, from 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM. For reservations, please call (202) 463-8700. Visit the website at