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Category Archives: London

The best things I ate in 2007

Two thousand seven, for me, was one of those years I wish was just a bad dream. But as I reflect on the past twelve months, I’m thankful for the precious stretches of good times spent with family and friends, always over a lovingly cooked meal or hours of conversation at a cozy neighborhood cafĂ©. [...]

What Brits think of American food

Neal’s Yard Dairy

I love cheese, and over the past few years I’ve been enjoying Neal’s Yard Dairy cheeses thanks to the great selection at Fox & Obel. Neal’s Yard Dairy sells artisanal cheeses from England and Ireland of all sorts — cow, goat, sheep, raw, pasteurized, hard, runny — any cheesy characteristic one could dream of. We [...]

Budget dining in London

London is one of the most expensive cities in the world. Couple that with the pathetically weak U.S. dollar, and it’s enough to make you want to pick up two pints of lager and a packet of crisps for dinner and call it a night. When we were there in May, it was just over [...]

wasabigelatine loves London

We vacationed in London back in May and had lots of fabulous food. So before I forget everything, next week will be entirely dedicated to this wonderful city. For many, London still has the reputation of serving nothing but scary British food like mystery meat and kidney pies, bubble and squeak, and greasy baked beans [...]