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Two for tea in Wilton Manors

Two for tea in Wilton Manors


I've never been a fan of restaurants that specialize in serving hot tea to women who wear hats.

I don't drink much tea, and scones are too often served with big helpings of pretense. But there's a big surprise in store for anyone who walks into the 8-month-old Oscar's Tea Room and Gift Shop in Wilton Manors.

You might get kissed on both cheeks. You'll for sure get a hearty welcome from the oh-so-British couple who opened their eccentrically charming establishment last Dec. 26, Boxing Day back in England.

Craig and Kevin Ashdown were among the first couples to enter into a legal civil partnership in the United Kingdom in 2005. "Elton John beat us by...