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London: Tasty English Breakfasts for Cheapos

London: Tasty English Breakfasts for Cheapos

By Neha Gadhvi in London— If Barcelona has tapas and Rome knows how to make a pasta dinner then surely London’s coveted culinary must-have is the essential English breakfast. Today, many cafés and restaurants specialize in this national treat consisting of crispy back bacon, outdoor-reared sausage, eggs, whole-cup mushrooms, crispy hash browns, tomatoes, Heinz baked beans and » Read more

London: 7 cheap (and tasty) restaurants in Soho

London: 7 cheap (and tasty) restaurants in Soho

It is possible to get a cheap, value-for-money meal in London—even in one of its busiest neighborhoods. If you don’t mind brusque service, unassuming menus or slightly quirky surroundings, you’ll find plenty of budget-friendly gems in the heart of Soho. Here’s a rundown of some reliable restaurants in Soho, suitable for the slimmest of wallets: Trattoria » Read more

London: 5 great eats in London for under £10

London: 5 great eats in London for under £10

By Justin Bergman in London– Fear not, Cheapos, London is not going to drain your wallet when it comes to food. Sure, you can easily blow $200-300 on dinner at one of Gordon Ramsay’s famous restaurants, but you might be bitterly disappointed the star chef’s London venues were just trashed by the Harden’s London Restaurants » Read more

London: 5 cheap eats in London

London: 5 cheap eats in London

London can be a tricky city for dining. Long criticized for the quality of its fare (“It’s no Paris!”), the city has undergone a gastro-awakening over the past decade that has benefited the bellies, if not the wallets, of its diners. So what’s a Cheapo to eat? Here are our dining tips, all tested and » Read more

London: The cheapest cup of coffee in London

London: The cheapest cup of coffee in London

While walking to the office this morning, coffee splashing out of our coffee cup sip-top, we started wondering: If we were in London right now, where would we grab a morning cup of joe and how much would it cost? When last we pounded the pavement researching hotels in London for our guide, we remembered » Read more

Taste Of London: Delectable Culinary Fest

Taste Of London: Delectable Culinary Fest

Taste of London runs from June 21 through June 24, 2007. Stop by and sample a whole lotta London grub in Regent’s Park. Don’t miss The F Word Live, the Beer Masterclass, the Times Chef tent, or any of the other fun culinary attractions. Ticket prices offend your Cheapo blood? Remember all the food you’re » Read more

London bars mix it up

London bars mix it up

“Sex and the City” fan(atic)s might think that New York is the apex of martini culture, but the New York Times reports that these $10+ potions may actually be considered a bit weak. According to the article, even Manhattan bartenders have begrudgingly admitted that their London counter-parts are now mixing up some of the world’s » Read more

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