Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP has counseled thousands of his patients on healthy, sustainable weight loss. Now he's compiled his best tips and recipes into a six-week plan for you to learn how to eat great food that just happens to be great for you - and if losing weight is your goal, you can do that, too.
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One of the reasons I love to travel is being able to dine at a wide variety of restaurants, which are always inspiring. Even if the meal isn't very good, I generally take something away from the experience.
While in London I met for tea with a group of physicians that had come to New Orleans for a conference a few months ago. One of them asked why I had come to London and I told her that I'd come "to eat." She seemed shocked and said something to the effect of, "Why would you come to England to go out to eat?" The fact of the matter is that the U.K.'s reputation for offering nothing but terrible food hasn't been true for well over a decade. London has an amazing array of restaurants all across the spectrum, from the best of meals to the very, very bad. Most, however, are good to great.
No other country reveres its cooks like the U.K. does. A handful of chefs have become widely known in the United States, but none are household names as are many are in the U.K.. Heston Blumenthal is one such household name in England. He is not the father of modern cooking, but he, as much as anyone, packaged the idea of food as theater and a show that should appeal to all one's senses. It is impossibly difficult to get a reservation at his restaurant, The Fat Duck, but with a little help from a friend I was able to secure a table for lunch. So it was that on a Wednesday my wife and I set out for Bray, England for lunch. The Fat Duck
I had beans similar to this at a little neighborhood restaurant in London and had to recreate them. They are great served with lamb meatballs, but as a side to a simple steak you have a perfect, easy meal.
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