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A Slice of Tradition: Wedding Cakes Around the World

There’s all the reason in the world to round out your reception with a wedding cake. It’s delicious, photogenic, traditional, and lucky, since it’s a fertility symbol (wheat, the basis of most flour...

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chives or foliage - London

by adrienne 18 years ago

I know the two are very different but not really sure which would be the better food and ambience experience. It's been a couple of years since we were last in London. Also, has anyone tried Kand...

London Restaurants: some notes

by m 18 years ago

Rules- Ye olde setting filled w tourists (like us). Relaxed. Service obliging.Sole- the Wife says best she's ever had; pheasant casserole: boned, around apricots, served w mash and ? chives- wonde...


by Karen A. 18 years ago

Hi. I am going to visit my parents in London this coming week. I would like to know if any of you chowhounds can suggest a good italian, french, or whatever kind of restaurant that is reasonably ...

Restaurants in SE London ?

by Jon Mitchell 18 years ago

Can anyone suggest a decent eatery in the culinary wasteland of south east london for my dad's birthday? So far it seems to be between The Lawn in Blackheath (which I don't really fancy 'cos Ton...

posh night out in London

by Andrew Beach 18 years ago

my company has a long standing tradition of a 3 month review of new employees at the restaurant of their choice. All kinds of places have been used (my colleague is going to Nobu on hers in a few ...

the first 'can we have our own board, please' london dinner

by howler 18 years ago

ok, i'm organizing it. the venue's decided - its the india club. what we've got to decide is when and where to have pre- and post-dinner drinks. send me your suggestions/times to the-mail account a...

Clifton's - Maida Vale, London - a gem!

by magnolia 18 years ago

Went to Clifton's, 49 Maida Vale, for dinner. Had never heard of it, and only saw one review posted in window - Faye Maschler - a superficial net search revealed no more. Can't understand how this ...

Upcoming trip - France, Spain, England, Ireland

by Barbara S 18 years ago

Planning for a five week "Eurotour 2001" to begin around Feb 25. The bare bones of it right now: Paris for a few days, rent a car, drive southish near the Atlantic Coast, into Spain, westish to B...

Blake's Hotel, London

by Squid 18 years ago

I am thinking of eating in the restaurant at Blake's Hotel for a Valentine celebration. The decor is cool and romantic, and the menu seems adventorously Asian-fusion. Has anyone ever been? Is it...

London Chinese New Year?

by Helen 18 years ago

Does anyone know what events are planned in Chinatown? Are there any good restaurants offering special banquet menus? Food stalls? Etc.? -H

classic British in London?

by Dan 19 years ago

Planning a trip to London and wondering about the best classic English meals (expensive is fine) and best places for high tea. Also, any cheapish hotel recommendations in London? Not youth hostel...

Indian vegetarian food in london

by Paul Brown 18 years ago

Will be going to London for the first time in February and my new bride and I would love to try authentic Indian vegetarian food. We both love Gujrati as well as Kerala cusine but both being New Yo...

Please help me w London restaurants in February

by Martin 18 years ago

Will be in London for a week in Feb. Please advise on restaurants. Thanks, Simon, for suggesting Sweetings, which I'll book. My other resources besides this site are "Rough Guide to London Restau...

Fab gingerbread by mail (England)

by magnolia 18 years ago

Someone sent me a box of Billingtons (since 1817( gingerbread from the Atlas Delicatessen in Manchester, and it is so gingery my eyes are practically watering! It's the best I've ever tasted. No...

more London eats...Ransome's Dock and Noura Brasserie

by magnolia 18 years ago

Can't believe I've never been to Ransome's Dock before. Martin Lam (owner & chef) is a charmer - a man who clearly likes his job and goes about it with creativity and cheer. Went there with a party...

Surya - Vegetarian Indian in London NW6

by magnolia 18 years ago

A little gem that looks like it's on its last legs (sorry for the mixed metaphor). Had read about it in The Curry Guide...stickers all over door attest to its being a member of The Curry Club, t...

can't decide where to eat in london

by Danielle Svetcov 18 years ago

I'm going to London on Monday, Dec 18 to Dec 24, (impromptu trip) and have been researching restaurants like a mad woman. I've narrowed the list to the restaurants below, but I can't possibly eat a...

Travel Log - London

by Mike C 18 years ago

Following is my travel log from my trip to London that I took with my wife almost two months ago. Once again there is a lot of sight seeing mentioned, but everyday ends with a nice meal and there ...

London Pizza suggestions ???

by Drew Meany 18 years ago

I am a NY'er living in London. There is nothing I miss more than a good slice of pizza. Can anyone suggest a good place in London for a bonafide slice or pizza pie?

Scotland (incl. altnaharrie inn. Probably best food in country)

by yvonne johnson 18 years ago

Stayed three weeks in Scotland last month, but first something from last year. Last summer, before I became a chowhound, I stayed at the Altnaharrie Inn. I’ve heard nothing to suggest it’s changed ...

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