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There's something intrinsically luxurious about afternoon tea, and Chicago's best restaurants and hotels go to great lengths to elevate the experience. If you're looking for something traditional, turn to the city's age-old tearooms and downtown hotels, where aromatic beverages are served alongside tiny sandwiches, colorful pastries and canapés. For those who crave a modern twist, properties like Soho House and Virgin Hotels are breathing new life into the tea-time ritual. Most of these spots will even let you toss in a mimosa or two. Put your pinkies in the air! These are the best places to go for afternoon tea in Chicago.