Visiting New York can be exhausting. Let BBC America’s Anglophenia help you find a local for a pint!
10 British Go-To Pubs in NYC
No longer a hidden gem in Bay Ridge!
Time Out New York discusses the best of the neighborhood. “The Best Things to do in Bay Ridge”
We got our own Bar Scrawl by Bill Roundy. We’re still trying to figure out who those people are sitting at the bar.
We’ve always said we have the best fish & chips in Brooklyn.
The L Magazine agrees. “The 2014 Brooklyn Restaurant Superlatives”
So does CBS Local … sort of. In no particular order, “NYC’s 9 Best Plates of Fish & Chips”
And so does The Culture Trip “The Top 8 Fish & Chips Spots in NYC”
And if you’re a vegetarian you’re in luck! “Serious Eats: The Vegetarian Option”
We’ve added other vegetarian options including everyone’s new lunch favorite, the Ploughman’s Lunch Sandwich!
What you need to know about St David’s Day
Paste Magazine’s got the Welsh traditions covered “Leeks, Cawl and Cakes: Welsh Traditions for St David’s Day”
In 2013 we got a lot of attention for insisting that British culture is not just American with a funny accent. The City didn’t agree. Here’s how it played out:
A British Pub’s Offense? Favoring the British NY Times
NY Welsh Pub Longbow faces discrimination fine BBC News Wales
Owners of British Pub Fight for Right to Hire Brits if They Jolly Well Please Gothamist
Welsh pub in NY faces fine over job advert ITV
In the end our story was picked up by local news outlets both here in NYC on WPIX 11 and as far away as Wrexham, Wales, Michael’s hometown. We appreciated everyone’s support even though we lost the fight. You can’t fight City Hall, so it seems.
But our locals love us, and that’s what counts.
Brooklyn Spectator “Longbow goes a long way for quality comfort”