Monthly Archives: November 2011

Chefspective: Wesley Smalley, Head Chef at Charlotte’s Bistro, Chiswick (Londonist)

Chefspective: Wesley Smalley, Head Chef at Charlotte’s Bistro, Chiswick Londonist, November 30, 2011 at 14:00 pm Chef Wesley Smalley cooked his way across the globe before settling in as head chef at Charlotte’s Bistro in Chiswick. On recent foodie recon in one of … Continue reading

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London Spotlight: Mayfair Shopping (OneTravel)

London Spotlight: Mayfair Shopping OneTravel, Nov 29, 2011 Synonymous with luxury, the very mention of this perpetually stylish district of London brings a smile of satisfaction to travellers and locals seeking the finest of shopping experiences.  READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Spotlight: … Continue reading

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Can eating in an alleyway ever be good? The Long Table thinks it can. (Great British Chefs)

Can eating in an alleyway ever be good? The Long Table thinks it can. Great British Chefs, 30 November 2011 Not for the agoraphobic but a deffo for those keen to keep their hipster cred high and their bellies full … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Golden Lane Estate

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Warming up to London’s Bake with Maria Baking Classes (CheapOair)

Warming up to London’s Bake with Maria Baking Classes CheapOair, November 29, 2011 Looking for a casual and friendly opportunity to learn how to bake delicious breads and cakes? And maybe make a few friends while you’re at it? Maria … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Deadmau5 Live @ Milbank Tower (Londonist)

In Pictures: Deadmau5 Live @ Milbank Tower Londonist, November 29, 2011 at 14:30 pm For fans of Deadmau5, last night’s open air concert at Milbank Tower was a bit of dream come true (if only for slightly less than an hour). Even … Continue reading

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What’s for Lunch? The Gilbert Scott, St Pancras Renaissance London Hotel (Londonist)

What’s for Lunch? The Gilbert Scott, St Pancras Renaissance London Hotel Londonist, November 29, 2011 at 11:29 am Set within the ornate and gilded grandeur of the old Midland Grand Hotel – essentially a huge wing of the new St … Continue reading

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Street Market Focus: eat.st at King’s Cross (OneTravel)

Street Market Focus: eat.st at King’s Cross OneTravel, Nov 17, 2011 Being so close to King’s Cross St Pancras Station means locals and visitors alike are able to indulge in the eat.st treats with ease and convenience. If you’re taking the Eurostar to or … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: What You Eat

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Albemarle Street in London (OneTravel)

Albemarle Street in London OneTravel, Nov 27, 2011 Across from Green Park and the Ritz, Albemarle is one of London’s most fashionable and fabled of destinations. READ MY COMPLETE POST: Albemarle Street in London

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London Daily Photo: Coming to Terms

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Taking Personal Stock

As I alluded to a few days ago in an admittedly schmaltzy ‘Thanksgiving-y’ blog post, the year’s winding down, and I’m taking stock of how it all went. And if you must know, it was an exceptionally splendid year for … Continue reading

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London Goes Big for Breakfast and Brunch (OneTravel)

London Goes Big for Breakfast and Brunch OneTravel, Nov 26, 2011 For a particularly ravenous start to your day, here are a few top recs for an equal parts high quality/high quantity breakfast (and brunch) in London … READ MY … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: London Borough of Islington

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London Daily Photo: Aloof Roof

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William Curley’s ‘Couture Chocolate’ Afternoon Tea at The Halkin (Great British Chefs)

William Curley’s ‘Couture Chocolate’ Afternoon Tea at The Halkin Great British Chefs, 25 November 2011 Transcribing the lushly illustrated pages of his newly published first book, Couture Chocolate, to the swish contemporary setting of an afternoon tea at Belgravia’s stylish The Halkin hotel, William … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: To Live in the Glow

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Thanks!

2011 is winding down. I’m making plans for Christmas and 2012. But before all the festive season hubbub begins, today is Thanksgiving. And I’ve got plenty to be thankful for. I live in a great little flat that I bought … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 24 November 2011 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 24 November 2011 Londonist, November 24, 2011 at 16:00 pm New Spanish at Canary Wharf, couture chocolate at The Halkin, Marcus Wareing speaks at the Apple Store, Ask Italian revamps and a bar with no name … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in London (CheapOair)

Thanksgiving in London CheapOair, November 24, 2011 Not nearly as ironic as throwing an American Independence Day/4th of July party in England, still the idea of celebrating an American Thanksgiving in London might seem a bit out of place. Nevertheless, with lots … Continue reading

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St Pancras Express Menu at The Gilbert Scott (Great British Chefs)

St Pancras Express Menu at The Gilbert Scott Great British Chefs, 24 November 2011 At £22 for two courses or £27 for three, the restaurant’s Express Menu is indeed a bargain of a way to check out what one of … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Untitled

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London Daily Photo: In Good Company

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Ice Skating in London (CheapOair)

Ice Skating in London CheapOair, November 22, 2011 Have flights to London and like to ice skate? You’re in luck. Tis the season to swish across the ice, and London has an impressive number of venues with seasonal rinks. And … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Moment

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Talking ‘First Class’ Turkey for Thanksgiving (Great British Chefs)

Talking ‘First Class’ Turkey for Thanksgiving Great British Chefs, 21 November 2011 Love it or hate it, there’s a good chance you’re going to be tucking into a roasted turkey sometime soon. The mandatory centrepiece for a proper British Yuletide … Continue reading

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New Restaurant Review: MEATliquor (Londonist)

New Restaurant Review: MEATliquor Londonist, November 21, 2011 15 13:00 pm From the folks that brought the Meatwagon to the London masses comes a stationary brick and mortar meat offering. For carnivorous cravings and crafty cocktails, MEATliquor is well worth considering. Just don’t … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Walk Among Us

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Infograph: United States of Incarceration

The United States has less than 5% of the world’s population and 23% of the world’s prison population. Nice huh? Check out this infograph for more on US incarceration rates. See Larger More Online Law Degree

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London Daily Photo: Kitchen

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Infograph: Media Sources and Content

Ever wondered how people get their news these days? Here’s a nifty infograph breaking it down for ya. Media Sources and Content Click to Zoom More Info at Article-Writing-Services.org

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London Gallery Hop: 19 November 2011 (Londonist)

London Gallery Hop: 19 November 2011 Londonist, November 19, 2011 at 14:50 pm This week’s round up of interesting gallery exhibitions takes us to Mayfair and Woolwich … READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Gallery Hop: 19 November 2011

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London Daily Photo: Warmth Inside

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London’s Grosvenor Square (OneTravel)

London’s Grosvenor Square OneTravel, Nov 18, 2011 This large patch of Central London green has been associated with the official presence of the United States of America in the United Kingdom since 1785, when President John Adams established the first American mission … Continue reading

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