We took the train from Birmingham to London. It was a nice way to see the countryside. When we got to our hotel. We started with a pint of cider. You must remain hydrated. Then we headed off for a random walk.
After an hour of so, of course, our strength was waning and we went to a pub called the Ship and Shovel. Good find! The fish and chips I had were crispy on the outside and tasty on the inside. She Who Must Be Obeyed had a crispy chicken sandwich. The chicken wasn’t some preformed chicken product, it was a chicken breast seasoned and breaded. Very nice. Being in London, we had it with an Italian lager, Perone. Also very nice. Continue reading First Look At London. Surprise, There Was Food
We started the day with a wonderful walk in the English countryside. Although it was grey and damp, it is lovely.
Another cousin of She Who Must Be Obeyed and his wife took us to their pub for dinner, The Dog. I had a dish described as a British Fry Up. Continue reading Walking in the English Countryside and More Pub Food
We went on an outing to the Black Country Living Museum with a relative of She Who Must Be Obeyed. It was fascinating.
He took us to his local pub where they made their own pork and leek sausages. I have to admit, the English make a fine sausage.
The Old Fat Guy
We traveled from Ireland to Stourbridge in England. We got a cute little cottage at a B&B called the Laurels. Very cozy.
The owners, George and Josie, were very helpful and recommended a pub just down the road in Enville, The Cat Inn. Continue reading Arrival In England
After another great breakfast at our guest house, we headed into Dublin. The Concierge at the Brooks Hotel recommended a pub called the Hairy Lemon for real Irish pub food. I am indebted to him. Continue reading Last Day In Dublin, Steak and Guiness!