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London Dining

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: Cafe Murano -- A New Neighbor On A Changing Street

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

A striking thing about Café Murano is that, however sophisticated and crypto-complex the underlying recipes may be, the flavors remain clear and delicious.

Top Vacation Tastes In London And Munich

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

We've been away (London and Munich) for thirteen days as I write this, so I'm going to list one standout taste from each.

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 Dining Dispatch

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Dining at Boulestin on London's St. James's Street offers two kinds of nostalgia: the kind dished up by the proprietor, and the kind Jackie and I brought along with us. The second lies in the restaurant's location.

London Dining: A Restaurant Revived

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.04.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

One of our favorites restaurants was reborn under the name of One Leicester Street.

London Dining: Newman Street Tavern, A Worthy Newcomer

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Despite some (well-intentioned) lapses, this is a restaurant that should be on your list when you visit London; it's in an area that is slightly off the tourist track but still very central and easy to get to on foot.

Fine Dining In London: Koffmann's

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.12.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

However elegant his restaurants and precise his cooking, Mr. Koffmann has never gone in for prissy food, and at least one ventricle of his heart has always been in his native Gascony.

Cooking Off The Cuff: Pork Sirloin With A Sauce Built On Faded Memory

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.26.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

The onion-pear sauce for this pot-roasted pork has its origins in an imprecise recollection that has been rattling around in my memory since some time in the late 1990s or very early 2000s.

New 'Parisian' Restaurants In London

Edward Schneider | Posted 12.15.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

There is something very London about the perfect Parisian restaurant, and it isn't just that the British capital is swarming with French expatriates. It seems to me that the ease and frequency with which Brits have always traveled to France creates well-informed demand -- and there are the restaurateurs to fill it.

PHOTOS: A Tale Of Two Restaurants In London

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.10.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Two new developments on the London dining scene make for an alluring night out, before or after the theater.

PHOTOS: Three Restaurants Near Three Shows In London

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.29.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

When visiting London, we almost always eat late: after and preferably right near the theater. Here are three places we went during our March trip.

PHOTOS: Two Great New London Restaurants

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.24.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Two new restaurants in London are filling an acute need in the city's already exciting dining scene.

Vegan Treats in London

Carolyn Scott | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Scott

Dining out in London as a vegan is easier than ever. Gone are the days of poking fun at bland English food. Welcome to a veritable taste bud frenzy.