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Dining on Valentine’s Day in London

Dining on Valentine’s Day in London February 4, 2011 | Food | Read More
Whether you are a hopeless romantic with cash to spare or a charming penny-pincher, London has a multitude of restaurant choice when is comes to paying homage to St. Valentine. Splurge The OXO Tower Restaurant is so romantic employees can not even keep track of the number of weekly marriage proposals...

The Great Christmas Pudding Explained

The Great Christmas Pudding Explained December 17, 2010 | Food | Read More
A Christmas meal in England is not complete without the classic Victorian Christmas pudding. For the most part pudding is a generic term for dessert yet is also used to mean a steamed cake. Reserved as a Christmas only dessert, the cake is made months, even up to a year in advance. A proper steamed Christmas...

Life is Sweet at London’s Rococo Chocolates

Life is Sweet at London’s Rococo Chocolates August 17, 2010 | Food | Read More
The goofy grin on my face said it all; I had just feasted on chocolate for breakfast. And I’m not talking Cookie Crisps cereal or a syrup-drizzled croissant. I’m talking almond-sized chunks of pure chocolate washed down with a creamy cup of, you guessed it, hot chocolate. It’s only happened once,...

British Snacks: What to Grab on the Go in London

British Snacks: What to Grab on the Go in London July 8, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Exploring local food markets and grocery stores are some of my favorite traveling activities. I’m afraid I may actually spend as much time perusing the aisles of foreign supermarkets as I do museums. Then I pack my suitcase full of samples as souvenirs to share with friends back home. Pathetic...

In Search of London’s Best $5 Lunch

In Search of London’s Best $5 Lunch June 10, 2010 | Food | Read More
When I was asked where to find the best lunch $5 can buy in London I simply chuckled. £5 maybe, NOT $5. London’s never been known as a bargain, in fact it’s one of the world’s most expensive cities. $5.00 US equals approximately £3.40 UK and not one restaurant, café or even fish...

Concierge Picks at Number Sixteen

Concierge Picks at Number Sixteen May 14, 2010 | Food, Hotels, Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
Number Sixteen in South Kensington Nestled into a stunning side street in South Kensington just steps away from London’s Museum Mile and shopping mecca of Knightsbridge you’ll find Number Sixteen, a gorgeous Victorian, 42 room boutique hotel decorated in chic English elegance. With all that...

There’s a new Circus in town

There’s a new Circus in town March 24, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
No Ringling Bros here! Imagine an updated take on the combination of dinner, caberet & burlesque and you have London’s newest dining experience: CIRCUS. The Tom Dixon designed interior takes swanky to new heights with glass, mirrors and harlequin patterns matching the who’s who crowd...

The Anatomy of an English Breakfast

The Anatomy of an English Breakfast March 21, 2010 | Food | Read More
Experiencing a full English breakfast is essential.  Touted as a hangover cure from last night’s pub crawl, the full English breakfast, also known as a “fry-up”, consists of a combination of the following: fried eggs, bacon, sausage or black pudding, baked beans, toast or fried bread,...
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