Fabulous foodie favoritesIf travel for you is merely an excuse to try out new restaurants, tuck into Langenscheidt's Insight Guide Eating in London. The guide is stuffed with descriptions of eateries ranging from quick bites on the street to multicourse dining experiences. Written by people knowledgeable about both food and their respective cities, the restaurant profiles are organized by category within neighborhoods and include a bit of area history, notes on atmosphere and clientele, and tidbits about chefs as well as descriptions of menu items.
Eating in London aims to set the record straight on British cooking, while discussing the city's "colonial" offerings. The guidebook also includes tantalizing photos.