The 2012 Olympics in London are not that far off. What about London?
At the New York Times, A.A. Gill in A Profile of London writes inter alia:
Of course, there is also a lot written there about what you will find, e.g."No city’s exported image lags so far behind its homegrown veracity than London’s, so let’s start with what you’re not going to find...."
"I suppose I ought to recommend places to eat, as London has such a Babel of palates and lexicon of digestions. It boasts the most diverse cuisines of any city.... "This is a delightful "very English" review of the city by a Londoner.
It is soft understatement cast in self-critical appreciation, sort of.
Read it here.
Hat tip to CaryGEE.