The Tasting Panel magazine

January / February 2018

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 102 of 124

102  /  the tasting panel  /  january/february 2018 TRAVEL Gems THE MILESTONE AND HOTEL 41 OFFER IMPECCABLE LODGING IN TRUE ENGLISH STYLE by Anthony Dias Blue The Milestone in London serves traditional tea with cakes, cookies, and finger sandwiches in the afternoon. T he purpose of international travel is to immerse yourself in other cultures. That's why I had to laugh when I asked a friend where he ate during his recent trip to London. "Cut and Nobu," he responded proudly. Why, I asked myself, would you take the trouble to fly ten hours just to eat in places you can easily enjoy in Los Angeles or New York? When I go to London, I want to fully experience English culture. I want to eat authentic English food and stay in the best traditional English hotels. I don't want to stay in a massive, impersonal place, either, so before I set off on a trip late last year, I found that every reliable source I researched pointed to two smaller options: The Milestone and Hotel 41. Read on for an account of my stays at these impeccable London lodgings. TWO LONDON

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of The Tasting Panel magazine - January / February 2018