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Grand Tea Room celebrates ribbon cutting



Escondido Chamber of Commerce CEO Rorie Johnston is interviewed for next year’s State of the City video by man behind the camera Jorge Marcia of the city of Escondido staff. The city is producing the video. They are just including the ribbon cuttings in the line up.

Escondido Chamber of Commerce CEO Rorie Johnston is interviewed for next year’s State of the City video by man behind the camera Jorge Marcia of the city of Escondido staff. The city is producing the video. They are just including the ribbon cuttings in the line up.

Friday, October 21 many people gathered to take part in the official ribbon cutting of The Grand Tea Room located at 145 West Grand. No, it is not a new business, however, they did just join Escondido’s Chamber of Commerce and they are also celebrating their fifth anniversary. “I think that makes us a

Grand Tea Room owner Louisa Magoon in the front lobby of the shop.

Grand Tea Room owner Louisa Magoon in the front lobby of the shop.

success!” owner Louisa Magoon announced to the crowd.

Stepping into this space is like stepping back in time. The soft music, the lace, the detail, it reminded this writer of stepping into her grandmother’s house so many, many decades ago. A very pleasant place to be.

If you haven’t had a chance to visit the Grand

The official ribbon cutting, with Louisa Magoon (front) and many other VIPs from the Chamber joining in. They include (from left) Dr. Luis Ibarra, Marie Joyce from Assemblywoman Marie Waldron’s office, Don Burgett from Congressman Duncan Hunter’s office, owner Louisa Magoon and Bob Magoon, Rorie Johnston, chief executive office of the Chamber, Miss Escondido Valeria Hernandez (behind Johnston), Rosa Ruiz, Joe Coyle, Chamber Board Chairman Linda Bailey.

The official ribbon cutting, with Louisa Magoon (front) and many other VIPs from the Chamber joining in. They include (from left) Dr. Luis Ibarra, Marie Joyce from Assemblywoman Marie Waldron’s office, Don Burgett from Congressman Duncan Hunter’s office, owner Louisa Magoon and Bob Magoon, Rorie Johnston, chief executive office of the Chamber, Miss Escondido Valeria Hernandez (behind Johnston), Rosa Ruiz, Joe Coyle, Chamber Board Chairman Linda Bailey.

Tea Room, do so. There is a gift shop in the front lobby filled with items you won’t find elsewhere, and through the arch you step into the tea room where you can taste teas, pastries and many other delights. A great place for mom and daughter, special events and friends to gather.





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