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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.

#MindTheChat Q&A with Friendship Expert Cherie Burbach

When we’re no longer confined to classrooms of 20 or more of our peers, one of the most challenging things, in adulthood, is establishing no less maintaining friendships. Whether you’re an expat or just a, er, patriot, ...

‘Why’s It Called the World Series?’: 6 FAQs from Brits in America

Obviously, every Brit’s experience in the U.S. is different, but there are a few questions most of us have, at least when we first arrive. (Not necessarily a criticism, by the way, just different.)

#MindTheChat Q&A with NPR TV Critic David Bianculli

As leaves change from green to gold, and sweater weather becomes inevitable, a matter weighs heavy on our minds. Bundled in blankets on the couch with a remote in one hand and a pumpkin-spice latte in the other, what are we supposed to ...

6 Old U.S. TV Shows Brits in America Should Know

Just as Brits refer to TV classics like Blue Peter, Dad’s Army, or Coronation Street, so Americans litter their conversations with names and lines from old TV shows. Although we watched many American TV shows, some classics weren’t ...

British Entrepreneur Brews Up Hard Cider Renaissance in America

Almost every Brit will have a strong opinion about American beers, but what about cider? It perhaps brings to mind lazy, summer days or crazy student nights, but for many years in the U.S.

#MindTheChat Q&A: What Should You Be Reading Now?

As temperatures begin to plummet, we’ll find ourselves in need of some light winter reading. This Wednesday (September 24), bestselling British chick-lit author Lindsey Kelk (I Heart New York, The Single Girls To-Do ...

British/American Clothing Confusion: Wearing a Fanny Pack Around Your Pants

The first time I heard an American say he was wearing a “wife-beater,” I was caught off guard. Sensing my apprehension, my new buddy, Sam, a skinny New Yorker with a silly moustache who had deployed the term, explained to me that ...

10 American Slang Terms and Phrases That Confuse Brits

Like any other language, American has its idioms. Some are very similar to British English, and it’s not difficult for Brits to figure them out.

Behind-the-Scenes of ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’

It’s not just the work of Will Shakespeare that makes it across the Atlantic. British dramas, comedies, and high-energy musicals regularly take up residency on Broadway (and then usually tour across the U.S.