420 TeaTime owner Christa Tyler in her Mad Hatter Lounge in White Rock. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
Welcome to the Tea Room at 420 TeaTime. The kitchen serves both cannabis-enhanced and cannabis-free food and drink. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post
A slice of Wonderland popped up Sept. 1 in White Rock when 420 TeaTime opened its doors. Located in the former Pig + Fig Café space at 35 Rover Blvd., Suite G, TeaTime has been transformed into a Wonderland-themed tearoom and cannabis dispensary that also caters to those who prefer their pastries and beverages cannabis-free. It’s designed to be a place to hang out in a fun environment for imbibers and abstainers alike.
“I’ve always dreamed about owning a business,” owner Christa Tyler said. “In October 2021 when I learned that Los Alamos County was going to allow dispensaries, I got to work on a business plan. By May, I had investors. I opened Sept. 1. Everything is coming together, and business has been steady.”
Tyler’s parents were nervous at first, but now they’re fully onboard, she said.
“My dad and I remodeled the space together and I designed the interior,” Tyler