London

The Laslett: Notting Hill charms?

The Laslett: Notting Hill charms?

Can I be honest with you?  Sometimes, I am spectacularly lazy when it comes to my vacation.  In this case, nevermind the sheer amount of sightseeing and activities London has to offer, with less than 48 hours in the city, I wanted to concentrate my […]

The Ledbury** London: A lovely long lunch.

The Ledbury** London: A lovely long lunch.

When planning our recent vacation, realizing we would have a few hours in London, I knew I had to get my priorities straight, starting with where to eat.  As I polled various foodie friends who had been through the city, I received a number of […]

Core by Clare Smyth: The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Female Chef 2018 (and some feminist thoughts).

Core by Clare Smyth: The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Female Chef 2018 (and some feminist thoughts).

As Gordon Ramsay might say, “Let’s get one thing straight…”  That is, I cringe desperately when awards are given in certain fields that recognize one gender and not the other.  In this instance, earlier in 2018, the World’s 50 Best Restaurants identified chef Clare Smyth as […]


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