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Category Archives: England

Marcus Wareing @ the Berkeley

I am a huge fan of the Food Network and its cult classics Iron Chef America, The Next Iron Chef, Masterchef and of course, the irascible Gordon Ramsay and his explosive Hell’s Kitchen. A recent discovery though, was an old 5-part miniseries from 1999 that chronicles Chef Ramsay’s early years. Boiling Point follows him through his […]

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The British Museum

The British Museum The British Museum is probably most known for its Egyptian wing, which spans seven permanent galleries including its largest exhibition space room 4. Highlights include the Rosetta stone, colossal bust of Ramesses II and limestone bust of Amenhotep III, along with countless other mummies and sarcophagi. Despite its massive size, the British […]

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Tate Modern, London

A sampling of exhibits from the Tate Modern gallery in London. I thought the Meschac Gaba African section was especially interesting and had fun snapping a selfie in the blurry mirror. Additionally, you might remember a similar Egyptian queen heads piece at the Brooklyn Museum…

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sketch Gallery, London

sketch Gallery sketch is a unique London restaurant, housed in the former headquarters of the Institute of Architects where each room has been divided into a unique dining space. We had dinner at the  Gallery, one of the larger informal dining rooms currently designed by Turner Prize-winning artist Martin Creed. (Creed was also commissioned to mark […]

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Fish and Chips

For our first meal in London, we opted for a quintessentially English lunch of fish and chips. We ventured a bit outside the City center to the Bull and Last, a traditional English pub located between Kentish Town and Highgate that serves crispy battered haddock with house made tartar sauce. The fish was hot, crispy […]

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