Articles Tagged 'Restaurants'

Personality Quiz: How ‘American’ Are You in Restaurants?

As an expat living in the U.S., you can either get with local dining culture or stick rigidly to your British ideas about restaurant etiquette. Find out how well you’ve adapted to eating out American style with our scientifically accurate quiz. See more: Editorial: Is Tipping in America Excessive? An Englishman’s Take Tipping in America: […]


10 Signature New York City Dishes and Where to Find Them

New York City has long been a melting pot of gastronomic invention and reinvention. What follows is a list of some of the Big Apple’s signature dishes, both classic and modern. (This is by no means a definitive list, as food is, of course, a highly subjective and emotional topic.) Pastrami sandwiches at the Second […]

Chef’s Table, Part 1

Watch: London’s Top Restaurant Chefs Discuss Kitchen Accidents and Eating Rat

The road to becoming a top chef at a hot London restaurant is paved with hard work, kitchen cock-ups and lots of weird food. Those are the takeaways from a couple of amusing and enlightening videos recently posted on, an online lifestyle, arts and culture site. High profile London chefs such as Claudio Cardosa of SushiSamba, Claude […]


Choices, Choices: How to Navigate American Restaurant Menus

Brits are often taken aback at the number of choices when dining out or ordering food in the U.S. Most menus are at least two to three pages, and if you’re in one of those TGIF-type joints, it’s like being handed War and Peace. If dining in a restaurant, my first piece of advice is […]