Author Archives: Kevin Wicks

Photos: How Brits in Los Angeles, New York Celebrated the Jubilee

WATCH: April Bloomfield Shows Us How to Prepare Lamb Chops with Chimichurri

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 ...

WATCH: Interview with Chris Sell, British Founder of New York’s Chip Shop

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.

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Are you a Brit ready to make that leap across the Atlantic? Or perhaps you’ve already made the jump, and want to capitalize on all that America has to offer while maintaining a connection to home?

Gallery: 10 British Celebrities Who Are U.S. Citizens

Sir Anthony Hopkins is in that rarefied group of British thespians that includes Sir Laurence Olivier and Sir Ralph Richardson. So imagine the scandal that arose when the Oscar winner took American citizenship back in 2000. Hopkins admitted to BBC News that there was a "bit of a stir-up" in his native Wales over his newfound national affiliation, but he said, "America has been very generous to me, magnanimous really. I thought it would be good to give something back. It was a decision of the heart."   (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini)