Where To Eat in London and What to Eat in London

London reminds me a lot of NYC, which I consider my home a lot more than Texas. Whenever someone asks from recommendations of places to eat in NY, I am confronted with the difficulty to suggest places due to overwhelming options, categories, cuisines, prices and I end up either naming one of two favorites or just too many places.For some cities, it is just to hard to make a “best of” list. London is exactly like that, and for that reason this guide is not a “Best of” London list, but rather an introduction to some British Specialities and where to get them, as well as, a sampling of what London has to offer. b British Specialities / The London Pub “There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn” – Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) To foreigners “The Pub” is synonymous with British cuisine. Drinking a pint and grabbing a bite at a pub is a tourist activity, but still an activity that true locals partake in, sometimes even daily. I explore the notion of British cuisine in more detail below, but the pub is an integral aspect of not only British cuisine, but British culture. British pubs have been important throughout history either as places of gatherings, some social, political, or even revolutionary, but also, interestingly enough, served as the first banks (Lloyd’s Bank, a commonly seen bank in the city, was one of these Pub + Banks). Interesting fact: Pub signage comes from an uneducated majority from the Ye Olde Days that couldn’t read, but could recognize animals and...