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Monthly Archives: May 2012
NYC-based Brits may not get a four-day weekend but you can still sate your inner royalist by heading to a host of Queen-themed parties and events taking place up and down this splendid city, starting Saturday, June 2.
By James Bartlett | Posted on May 29th, 2012
In the city of movie stars and swimming pools, it’s probably true to say that Queen Elizabeth II‘s 60th Jubilee celebration isn’t big news. Everyone likes to hear about Will and Kate of course, but on the whole it’s the …
By James Bartlett | Posted on May 24th, 2012
Gone are the days when you could ask the landlord to put it on the slate or tell the restaurant manager that you’ll pay the next time you’re in. That kind of trust takes years to build up anywhere, and right now you’re just …
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on May 22nd, 2012
In the third part of Anglophenia’s series profiling British chefs in New York – see our previous installments with Nobu’s Matt Hoyle and Chip Shop’s Chris Sell – culinary rock star April Bloomfield shows us …
You might think that you come off all charmingly Alan Rickman or Emma Thompson, but don’t think Americans aren’t incensed by bits of your Britishness.
American people are some of the loveliest you’ll ever meet and make us expats feel all warm, cuddly and very welcome. But just occasionally they do or say something that we Brits find a tad… eccentric.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on May 10th, 2012
Anglophenia, Mind the Gap’s mother blog, has been zipping around New York City, interviewing British chefs who have achieved culinary stardom in the the most competitive city on the planet.
Considering we’re stuck in a super-size economic black hole, some would say you’re more likely to find pixies at the bottom of your garden than a new job in this lousy market. Make that pixies and unicorns if you’re a foreign …