London, United Kingdom

"In people's eyes, in the swing, tramp, and trudge; in the bellow and the uproar; the carriages, motor cars, omnibuses, vans, sandwich men shuffling and swinging; brass bands; barrel organs; in the triumph and the jingle and the strange high singing of some aeroplane overhead was what she loved; life; London; this moment in June.” ― Virginia Woolf

From gastropubs to food halls, multicultural cuisine to markets, London is one of my favorite destinations for food, but also for its rich history and incredible art. Every trip to London is an adventure, whether it’s to meet up with friends, head to the theater or explore the ins and outs of contemporary British cuisine. Though I usually stay with friends, I’ve also found my way to some of London’s best/wildest/weirdest hotel rooms in my travels.

Over the years in London, I’ve mastered the night bus, hired a bicycle in the park, read the entirety of Neil Gaimen’s “Neverwhere” on the Tube, eaten pie and mash in Greenwich, navigated Borough Market, shopped in Camden, experienced high tea, tasted jellied eels, escaped from Harrod’s, fell in love with a painting, sipped Pimm’s Cup at Wimbledon, waved to a Princess, and danced all night.

My London Favorites
Churchill War Rooms
Tate & Tate Modern

Kitty Fisher’s
V & A Museum
The Jugged Hare
Batty Langley
Rules Restaurant
Chisou Restaurant
Harrods Food Hall
The Wolseley
Mad Hatter’s Tea at Sanderson London
Borough Market
St. John Restaurant
Fortnum & Mason
Kitchen Table at Bubbledogs
The Rookery

My London Wish List
Staying at Browns, Ham Yard
Dining at Chiltern Firehouse,
Drinking at Nightjar, JubJub Bar at Callooh Callay

 

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A London Food Adventure at Borough Market (PHOTOS)

LONDON, UK – Borough Market is the perfect place to eat and explore London’s local cuisine. Located in Southwark, the market is one of the city’s oldest. Wholesale and retail vendors sell an array of British and imported foods, from fruits and vegetables to foie gras. Besides the opportunity to snatch up farm-to-table favorites like organic cheese, fresh eggs and …

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Gastro-Eats: A Savory Weekend in London

The resurgence of classic British cuisine isn’t a new thing. The popularity of the “gastropub”– traditional pub serving high quality, gastronomic food – surged through the mid-1990s into the 2000s, inspiring the nose-to-tail movement and shedding diners’ inhibitions around the world. Today, there are hundreds of gastropubs in London, serving edgy, farm-to-table versions of old school classics like blood pudding, …

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In the UK: English Breakfast Three Ways

3 Ways England Does Breakfast, From Traditional to Unconventional I love a traditional English Breakfast. There’s something extraordinary about the flavor combination of baked beans, buttery mushrooms and bacon. Add a runny, fried egg to the mix and I can’t resist. Sausage, tomato, potatoes and toast round out one of my favorite international morning meals. Share This:

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