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Stylish Dining - London Favorites - Part 1

Stylish Dining - London Favorites - Part 1

LONDON FAVORITES - Part l

Just back from a short vacation in London, Philippe and I visited our favorite restaurants and also discovered some new ones.  A perennial favorite is The River Cafe, in Thames Wharf and we go without fail whenever we're in town.  River Cafe was inspired by Chefs Ruth Rogers and Rose Gray who died in 2010. It's justly famous for well executed rustic-style Italian dishes, made from locally sourced in-season ingredients. The main dining room is bright, airy, convivial and during warm summer evenings the wall of glass doors are flung open to the lovely garden with the Thames flowing alongside.  Chefs that began their careers at River Cafe and went onto great success elsewhere include Ed Baines of Randall & Aubin (London),  April Bloomfield of The Spotted Pig (New York) and celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver.

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