Investigators probing the illness that forced famed chef Heston Blumenthal to temporarily close his award-winning Fat Duck restaurant last month said Friday that 14 staff members and diners were infected with norovirus, a highly contagious stomach bug.
A renowned restaurant that was closed after diners reported becoming ill can reopen Thursday, although the exact source of the outbreak has not been identified, British health authorities said Wednesday.
In London you can sample food from anywhere in the world. The city boasts excellent eateries serving everything from Ethiopian to Peruvian cuisine, but right now traditional British food is having something of a revival, showcasing the best seasonal ingredients the isles have to offer.
"You may find Narnia a more savage place than you remember," the dwarf Trumpkin cautions the Pevensie children -- Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy -- on their return visit to the magical land they'd visited in "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe."
When I learned 10 years ago that my husband's job would be moving us from New York to Munich, I had the usual worries -- schools, friends, how to say "bathroom" in German. But what actually kept me awake at night was Christmas. Having always observed the holidays with hallowed traditions, we suddenly realized we were going to be a long way from over the river and through the woods.