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What to Eat at Borough Market, London

The eyes of the world are on the magnificent city of London right now. Being in London at the moment, I can tell you that much of the city is abuzz with talk of the Olympics. Also underway, albeit quietly, is an eating marathon around town, especially at the famed Borough Market. Look out for these bites when you get to the market! More

A Sandwich A Day: Duck Confit from Le Marché du Quartier at Borough Market, London

I was at Borough Market, walking around after I'd had my requisite chorizo sandwich at Brindisa, when I walked by a huge, steaming paella pot vat of shredded duck. When you see that much duck confit in one place, you've got to talk to someone about it, figure out what's going on, and decide how you can eat it immediately. Fullness should not be prohibitive. More

Where to Eat in London

It seems that "Where should I eat in London?" is a constant question in Talk, so in response, here are a few places for brunch, cheap lunch, grazing days, Michelin starred pub fare, and more. It's far from a comprehensive list, but it's my recommendations for visitors to the city. What are your favorite London eats? Chime in with more! More

Snapshots from London: Good Eats At Borough Market

Borough Market; pigs from Northfield Farms; Celia Brooks Brown. [Photos: Carey Jones] Borough Market 8 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1TL; map); +44 (0) 20 7407 1002; http://www.boroughmarket.org.uk/ Getting There: National Rail/London Underground to London Bridge station; 381, RV1 bus routes; parking located on the corner of Southwark Street and Southwark Bridge Road and on Snowsfields Hours of Operation: Wholesale Sun.-Fri., 2 a.m. to 8 a.m.; retail Thur., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri., 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We've written about Borough Market, once upon a time. But a single post cannot do justice to the absolutely mind-blowing array of farmers, chefs, cheesemongers, butchers, fishers, and purveyors at this incredible emporium of food. It's... More

A Visit to London's Borough Market

"I went to the market to realize my soul" —The Clash Borough Market 8 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1TL; map); +44 (0) 20 7407 1002; http://www.boroughmarket.org.uk/ Getting There: National Rail/London Underground to London Bridge station; 381, RV1 bus routes; parking located on the corner of Southwark Street and Southwark Bridge Road and on Snowsfields Hours of Operation: Wholesale Sun.-Fri., 2 a.m. to 8 a.m.; retail Thur., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri., 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Borough Market is said to be older than the City of London itself. According to the Borough Market Trustees, it has been operating for more than two millennia, predating the Roman conquest of Britain in 43 AD.... More

Follow a Canuck around Montreal's Markets

Farmer's markets all over the place--at the Ferry Plaza in San Francisco, in the Twin Cities, at the Greenmarket in New York City, and at Borough Market in London--are suffering from wintertime blues. Yeah, January's not the best time to be a locavore! But at the Ethicurean, Spanky Horowitz manages to have himself a good time at the market in Montreal anyway.... More

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