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An American in London: 2 Years Later

I knew this post was coming even a year ago. I knew I would write a reflective piece on my time here in London. And, I even had ideas of what to include, but at the time of writing all these ideas escape me.…

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Going Beyond Haggis at Mac & Wild

Location: London, United Kingdom (Fitzrovia Location) Cuisine: Scottish    I feel like Scottish food has just about the same reputation as English food: not great.  Now, full disclaimer, I did not like this restaurant the first time around. I really did not feel like…

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Sunday Roast at the Pig & Butcher

Location: London, United Kingdom Cuisine: British   My thing these days is to find restaurants and cafes that source their produce from local farms. I am inspired by Chef’s Table piece on Dan Barber, a chef who spearheads the local cuisine movement which is…

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Breddos: The Best Tacos in London

Location: London, United Kingdom Cuisine: Mexican   As a foodie, it is extremely difficult to choose a favourite cuisine. I love traditional dishes from all over the world, which I guess is not a bad thing. But, if I was to pick a cuisine…

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My Magical Mexican Birthday at Ella Canta: A Review

This review is not sponsored in any way, shape, or form. I choose to review restaurants that I genuinely love so very much. Check out my other reviews for honest, thorough, and delicious appraisals!  Ella Canta is a beautiful name for a restaurant. I imagine…

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Munching on Taiwanese Delights at BAO: A Review

Location: London, United Kingdom Cuisine: Taiwanese   I am thrilled to discuss one of my favourite London restaurants: BAO. The establishment has two restaurants, one in Soho and one in Fitzrovia. The Soho location is characterised by infamous long lines full of eager bao-fans.…

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Travel

Marvellous Marylebone: A Love Story

Oh, my beloved Marylebone. After Victor and I moved from South West London to North West London we had the opportunity to rediscover London with fresh, new eyes. Just 15 minutes away from my place is the lovely area of Marylebone. It almost feels…

Travel

Borough: The South Side of the Thames

Admittedly, most of the well-known places in London lie north of the River Thames. For whatever reason, the southern part of almost every city I know always has a different feel than the northern part. Southern London neighbourhoods have struggled as the outskirts of…

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Travel

Joy to the World: Celebrating Christmas in London

The air is starting to feel a little more crisp here in London. Autumn came early and so has winter it seems. As the holiday season approaches, I cannot help but reminisce last year’s festivities. Christmas in Europe is already wonderful, but Christmas in…

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Cuisine London

Sticks’n’Sushi: A Review

Location: London, United Kingdom Cuisine: Japanese   One of my first nice dinners in London, Sticks’n’Sushi will always have a special place in my heart. Victor took me here for my birthday and I fell in love (with sushi haha). Sticks’n’Sushi is a Copenhagen-based…