Category Archives: London
Two weeks in London (U.K.) last month wasn’t long enough to sleuth the hot ‘n’ happening food scene in that fair city.
My recent annual visit to London (U.K.) was the best yet. And, as a long-time defender of British food — yes, this in the face of doubters and haters who think gray roast meat and overcooked brussels sprouts typify that island’s grub — even I was surprised at the high quality of chow (almost) everywhere we ate.
The Greek dish called Kleftiko — basically lamb shoulder or shank braised in white wine, stock and herbs — is one of my favourite creations of all time. It originated with bandidos who cooked it under the ground so no one would know their whereabouts as they prepared dinner while leading a life of crime in the Greek countryside.