A Little Afternoon Tea, Anyone?

The new gourmet market and cafe that opened with a bang, Gastronomie 491, recently launched Afternoon Tea. Their afternoon tea prix fixe includes a choice of eight different Le Palais des Thes tea, a selection of tea sandwiches, petite quiche, and mini pastries all for just $24. Mini pastries include a selection of croissants, scones, cookies, and Richart chocolates, of which Gastronomie 491 is the exclusive purveyor of their chocolates and macarons in New York. Afternoon tea will be served from 3-5pm daily and teas and menu items will also be available a la carte.

Gastronomie 491 Debuts on the UWS

Gastronomie 491, a new gourmet specialty market and cafe opened yesterday to the public. The market features a cafe, open kitchen, prepared foods, artisanal cheeses, charcuterie, chocolates and baked goods, as well as gluten-free items. Every product has been personally chosen by owner Nicole Ahronee, with a focus on artisanal products from small producers made with all natural ingredients-- both locally and around the world.

Enjoy shopping for seasonal fruits and veggies, pick up items for a picnic in Central Park, or dine at the cafe. Food is prepared by executive chef Steve Gutterman and sample goods with Martin Johnson, the cheese, charcuterie, and beer expert.