Eat and Drink

  • Mussel Men - New Yorker Meets London

    Mussels of Haggerston

    With the magnolia and cherry blossom trees in full bloom, the early Spring warm weather brought London alive with visitors and the daylight lasted a lot longer to enable everyone to stay out a little later. As I was meeting friends for an evening catch up meal, one foodie friend suggested the recently pop-up converted to semi-permanent […]

  • Winter Wonderland in London with New Yorker in London

    New Yorker in London for Christmas

    “Chestnuts roasting on the open fire…”, ah, as I hear the Christmas songs playing in the background with Nat King Cole’s soothing voice resonating through the apartment, feelings of warm and coziness just fills me up with excitement for the holidays. Although London weather is far from pleasant during this time of year, the pre […]

Travel - UK

  • London in 36 Hours by New Yorker in London

    36 Hours in London

    Recently, I have been requested by readers to do a 36 hours in London post. It won’t be easy to fit all of my favourite things in 36 hours, but I will try. On arrival Where to stay: Kick you feet up in luxury at The Savoy for some good old English charm. All rooms […]

  • Manchester Restaurant New Yorker in London

    Mancunian Love Affair Part II

    My second love affair with Manchester started with its dining scene. I was never disappointed with the amount of choices available, for all kind of budgets. The first place that pleasantly surprised me was San Carlo Group, an Italian favourite for the local foodies. I chose Cicchetti, which was a sister restaurant as part of […]

Travel - Europe

  • Prague Rooftops New Yorker Meets London

    New Yorker in Magical Prague

    “You know, I think you will love it. Prague is a beautiful city, you might not want to come back…” my friend’s voice was still playing in the back of my head as we landed at Prague’s Václav Havel Airport. I looked out from the window of my seat as the friendly cab driver picked us […]

  • Tenerife with New Yorker Meets London

    Yikes…New Yorker on the Volcano Island

    Ever since I read the attention grabbing article “a massive tidal wave scheduled from Canary Island volcano” on the BBC (or the Beeb), I was fascinated with this interesting part of the world. After all, there was a little bit of self preservation interest at heart, as America’s East Coast will potentially be one of […]