#MindTheChat Q&A: Thanksgiving Dinner Tips from Chef James Briscione

Chef James Briscione‘s career began humbly; he was a football star and dishwasher at a brunch spot in his adolescence. He turned down a college football scholarship to ascend the back-of-house restaurant ladder and became an …

How to British Up Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Although we don’t grow up with Thanksgiving, Brits in the U.S. are often charged with the task of “doing” Thanksgiving dinner anyway.

#MindTheChat Q&A: British vs. American English

American linguist Lynne Murphy explains her title of “Reader” in Linguistics and English Language at the University of Sussex as the U.S. equivalent of a “professor.

10 Words and Phrases That Cause Confusion Between Brits and Americans

There are many opportunities for linguistic confusion between Brits and Americans—slang, Southern slang and pronunciations can all cause blank looks, but there’s a whole category of words poised to confuse, of which we’re …

7 Ways to Make Your American Kids Feel British

British expats, if you had babies here, I hate to break it to you: They’re Americans. Nevertheless, they’re also British by descent.

#MindTheChat: 12 Dating Tips from Expert Evan Marc Katz

With dating online becoming the norm, America can be pretty hard for an expat to romantically navigate. If you’re up for the challenge, however, there are ways around some of the difficulties faced in the American dating scene.

Two Single British Women on Dating in New York City

If you’re under 35 and female, you probably came of age unhealthily obsessed with everything (and everyone) the Sex and the City crew did. But things have changed a bit since Carrie and Samantha were NYC’s queen bees.

15 Southern American Sayings That Will Amuse Brits

Such is the Southerner’s love of a good ol’ metaphor that it’s sometimes quite hard to grasp the meanings of the region's often hilarious sayings.

#MindTheChat Q&A with Halloween Expert Emma Rae Curtis

In case you were wondering if Halloween experts exist, they most certainly do. We were lucky enough to correspond with All Hallow’s Eve guru Emma Rae Curtis Wednesday (October 29) for a @MindtheGap_BBCA #MindTheChat Twitter …

KCRW Host Frances Anderton: Why L.A. Architecture is Interesting

Not many people see Los Angeles as an epicenter for architecture. An epicenter for earthquakes, perhaps, but isn’t it a city strangled by miles of endless freeway, supplied by roadside strip malls, and serviced by enormous parking …