A 15-Gun Execution With Jay Rayner’s Epic Hotel Restaurant Takedown

London critic is not a fan of street food ‘concept’
Feb 10, 2014 12:00 pm

We have not dined at Lanes of London, located in the Marriott near the Marble Arch tube station. So we have no way of commenting on the cooking firsthand. But we’ll take the critic's word that this is one concept (that word!) in need of an overhaul. With that, here is Jay Rayner’s 12-gun execution.

Crucial Afternoon Food Quiz: Composer Or Pasta

Know your Perciatelli from your Spontini?
Dec 17, 2013 2:00 pm

Classic FM is a public radio station in the United Kingdom, broadcasting enough Rachmaninov and Verdi hits to shake a composer wand at. It’s not our typical listening fare, but we took notice this morning when we discovered a brilliantly (insert London accent) mind-bending quiz: Composer or Pasta. We warn you, this is really difficult.

Infographic: Are London And New York City Headed For A Coffee War?

A British company tries to stir up some trouble
Dec 9, 2013 10:00 am

When you think of great coffee, London and New York aren't the first two places that come to mind. Seattle or Rome, maybe. Still, that hasn't stopped UK-based Tassimo from suggesting that the two metropolises in question will be locked in a caffeinated battle throughout 2014. Check out the infographic...

An Expat's Guide To Thanksgiving in London, England

Turkey on the Thames? Here's where to shop, dine
Nov 25, 2013 12:00 pm

Finding all the ingredients to whip up a Thanksgiving meal in London is easier than you think. We've assembled a guide for procuring the holiday essentials for the big day, and some restaurants that do the work for you. 


In London, Artist Tracey Emin Gets Her Own Restaurant Dining Room

34's private space will feature rotating works
Nov 13, 2013 2:00 pm

As you may have heard, art is getting kind of insanely valuable. On the heels of the news of a record sale at Christie's auction house in New York City last night, where a Francis Bacon painting sold for a record $142 million, the restaurant 34 in London's Mayfair neighborhood has announced that it's striking an intriguing partnership with famed English artist Tracey Emin. 

7 New Restaurants In London With Eyes On Design

Handsome, flashy, warm and ice cold cool in the UK
Nov 6, 2013 2:00 pm

A clutch of design savvy restaurants have opened in London this Autumn — from retro-designed Indian athletic clubs to ultra-modern towers of steel and glass. They all offer eye-popping atmosphere that competes with the city's five star fare. Here are seven of our favorites.

Dining Above The Clouds: 6 Sky-High Restaurants Worth The Scary Elevator Ride

Korean royal cuisine and dry-aged beef 68 floors up
Aug 14, 2013 9:00 am

Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or seeking a different point of view, quite literally, sky-high restaurants are trending globally. From fancy dim sum to royal Korean plates to perfectly charred steaks, here are six stellar restaurants that take fine dining to great new heights.

World's 6 Best Airport Hotels For Food-Minded Travelers

Say au revoir to runny eggs and weak coffee
Aug 12, 2013 9:00 am

Airport hotels are in the midst of a major makeover. Gone are the breakfast buffets with overcooked eggs, weak coffee and disturbingly bright overhead lighting. Instead, travelers sip fine Champagne in an elegant salon, or order room service from one of London’s favorite sushi shops, without traveling far from the tarmac. Here are six of our favorites.


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