Category Archives: UK

Elephant & Castle – Chicago, IL

Of all the chain-style UK pub houses I’ve been too, I think Elephant & Castle may be the best of the bunch.  Granted, if you can find something that’s a little more authentic, run to that place and make one … Continue reading

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Duke of Perth – Chicago, IL

In the deepest, darkest recesses of my heart, I realize that I am truly an old English man desperately looking for the pub on the corner that’s quiet, dark, and doesn’t have a TV blasting the local sports. I think … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Gastrosexual

Okay.  We all know I hate the word foodie.  It’s been oft discussed.  But, I’ll take (begrudgingly) being labeled that any day of the week compared to what The Daily Telegraph is reporting as the rise of the “gastrosexual.” A … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Haggis. Wait…what?!

My mother and sister returned recently from their trip abroad to the U.K. Nestled in their pack of usual souvenirs (T-Shirts, Snow Globes, Statues) was possibly the most coolest/nastiest/vomit-inducing gift I’ve ever received. I speak about Stahly Quality Foods Vegetarian … Continue reading

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