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London and the UK in general are not known for outstanding cuisine. The good news is that Britain's reputation for bad food may still exist, but the reality is very different.

Because London is so very cosmopolitan, almost every ethnic cuisine from Ethiopian to Mongolian via authentic Italian pizzas is easily found. Indian curries have, in fact, become Britain's "other" favorite dish next to the Sunday Roast. There is a plethora of fast food shops, too.

While the typical pies & mushy peas or fish & chips can still be found in London, famous chefs like Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver have transformed the image of the heavy British cuisine into an innovative fusion of old and new. The traditional fish & chip shops are sadly disappearing in London, but …