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London Restaurants

Dining Out: Sometimes You Have to Wonder

Derrick De Lise | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Derrick De Lise

The ample number of times I have dined in restaurants has made me privy to a somewhat shocking fact: both outright and insidious homophobia still appear to be alive and well even though it is 2015 and marriage equality is the law of the land.

Where London's Locals Like to Eat

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 12.17.2015 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

Travelers are always looking for the places where the locals go, especially when it comes to restaurants.

International Dining: Percy & Founders In London's Fitzrovia

Edward Schneider | Posted 12.04.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

I was struck by the chefs' sense of balance: Many dishes promised bold or unexpected flavors, but these were consistently deployed with subtlety, and they never overwhelmed either the diner or the principal ingredient.

A Rebel in the Kitchen: In Conversation With Chef Vineet Bhatia

Memoirs of a Taste Bud | Posted 08.03.2015 | Taste
Memoirs of a Taste Bud

Cultural nuances, a lot of curiosity and a little rebellion led Bhatia to London in 1993 which ironically gave him more liberty to experiment with his native food.

The Amazing London Museum You Never Heard Of

Lev Raphael | Posted 02.24.2015 | Arts
Lev Raphael

Last Sunday some of the characters on Downton Abbey went to London's Wallace Collection and most viewers probably thought, "What's that?" The Walla...

Stylish London Dining: The Colony Grill Room At The Beaumont Hotel

Edward Schneider | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
Edward Schneider

It's a lot to look at when you should be concentrating on your food, but it is just so right.

Cooking Off The Cuff: Not-Canned Tuna

Edward Schneider | Posted 12.01.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

This not-canned tuna would be terrific, if inauthentic, in a salade niçoise.

Dining In London: Shoreditch Without The Hullabaloo - Lyle's

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.29.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Thanks to the cooking style and the well-calculated portion sizes, Jackie and I walked away entirely satisfied but by no means stuffed.

Will Trade Data for Food

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Trading data in the dark for third parties' profit -- without cutting us into the value created in the Big Data mash-up. That's a very expensive lunch indeed.

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.

London Dining: First Looks At Two "Taverns": Merchants And Berners

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.17.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

I wonder when the practice of naming elegant urban restaurants "taverns" started. Whatever its history, the "tavern" shingle is hanging outside quite a few London restaurants at the moment, and it certainly evokes generosity and good times.

London Restaurant Notes

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

The cooking at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is so modern and fresh that links to the medieval or Victorian or WWII-era sources are hardly to be detected. Take that Meat Fruit, which seems to have become the restaurant's signature dish.

Top 5 London Restaurants

Grant Thatcher | Posted 06.29.2013 | Travel
Grant Thatcher

On a budget? Don't come to London. Already in London on a budget? Start crying. This city is one huge cash removal zone -- either put up or shut up.

Mighty Spice vs. BarChick -- Round 5

John Gregory-Smith | Posted 02.17.2013 | Taste
John Gregory-Smith

I have teamed up with the awesome BarChick ladies to bring you a definitive A-Z guide of eating and drinking in London -- Mighty Spice vs. BarChick. I do the food, and they do the booze. Enjoy.

Mighty Spice vs. BarChick -- Round 3

John Gregory-Smith | Posted 01.27.2013 | Taste
John Gregory-Smith

I have teamed up with the awesome BarChick ladies to bring you a definitive A to Z guide of eating and drinking in London. I do the food and they do the booze. Enjoy.

Jose Pizarro's Spanish Revolution

John Gregory-Smith | Posted 11.19.2012 | Taste
John Gregory-Smith

There is a Spanish food revolution happing in London and leading the pack is Jose Pizarro. Last year, he opened Jose Tapas, an authentic tapas and sherry bar, and followed it up with a sit down restaurant called Pizarro.