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British Taste Treats

Rick Steves | Posted 08.06.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

These days, the stereotype of "bad food in Britain" is woefully dated. Britain has been on the leading edge of the foodie revolution, and I find it's easy to eat very well here. Here are some examples of the foods I've enjoyed in my British travels.

Britain's Strangest-Sounding Foods

Menuism | Posted 04.25.2015 | Taste

Lost in translation?

Why Scotch Eggs Are The Perfect Drunk Food

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.30.2014 | Taste

Thank you, England.

Finally, A Simple Guide To The Brits' Weirdly Named Cakes

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 04.24.2014 | Taste

Banbury, Eccles, Jaffa, Dundee, there are so many great ones to discover.

Bangers & Biscuits: Your Guide To Translating British Food Slang

Thrillist | Posted 04.18.2014 | Taste

For two countries that share the same language, the UK and the US can differ wildly in their vocabulary.

Two Informal, Bustling Restaurants With Good Food In London

Edward Schneider | Posted 02.07.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

We certainly never imagined that it would be such a harmonious concoction with such appealing contrasts of flavor and texture.

Cozying Up to History at London's Criterion Restaurant

Duane Wells | Posted 03.19.2014 | Travel
Duane Wells

When the Criterion first opened its doors, Alexander Graham Bell had yet to claim the patent for the telephone, Thomas Edison was still five years away from inventing a practical light bulb and the first Ford Model T wouldn't see a road for more than three decades.

British Candy Is Better Than American Candy

Thrillist | Posted 09.05.2013 | New York

They're like, kinda better than all our stuff.

How to Bother a Brit

Rosa Lia June | Posted 10.16.2013 | Comedy
Rosa Lia June

So... you want us to be bemused not just because we drank too much but because you really didn't mind your manners? Well, here's how.

Most Misunderstood British Foods

Alison Spiegel | Posted 09.02.2013 | Taste
Alison Spiegel

While Americans have welcomed all kinds of imported cuisines with open arms, a whole slew of British food has never caught on in the U.S. Maybe we're still resistant to our former colonizers. More likely, however, these foods simply got lost in translation.

Everything You've Heard About English Food Is Wrong

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.05.2012 | Taste

Find out why we think English food shouldn't have such a bad reputation.

The Hunger Games: An Olympic-Sized Effort to Find Good Stadium Food in London

Chad Barr | Posted 10.06.2012 | College
Chad Barr

Stadium concessions at Olympic venues have varied from odd but fascinatingly delicious to downright bizarre and bordering on, well, kind of gross.

5 British Food Myths

Greg Voakes | Posted 09.17.2012 | Home
Greg Voakes

It's no secret that British food isn't exactly well-loved. Let's break down the myths about British food, restaurants and eating.

British Pancakes For Fat Tuesday

Honest Cooking | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Honest Cooking

As you may have heard, February 21st is Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday or, as it's known here in Britain, Shrove Tuesday.

Beer-Battered And Perfectly Fried Fish And Chips

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 03.10.2015 | Taste

Every reason you need to make this dish at home.

British Empire: Nine London Restaurants That Have Gone Global

Posted 09.04.2011 | Home

Sure, London's culinary chops have occasionally been perceived as lacking. But as the British Empire once occupied a quarter of the world's area, it m...

Burger King CEO Apologizes For Insulting British Women, Food

The Observer | Andrew Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The global boss of the fast food empire Burger King has had to apologise after he told a group of American students that British women were unattracti...