A market stall in London's Borough Market is up there with Gordon Ramsay and the Fat Duck of Bray as far as legendary American food writer Ruth Reichl is concerned. Reichl and a group of reviewers for food bible Gourmet, which pronounced the capital the best place on Earth to eat, bought a £3 toasted cheese sandwich from Bill Oglegthorpe's stall outside Neal's Yard Dairy, where he works. Reichl described the sandwich as the highlight of her trip to England and said she had to return for seconds even though a lunch at the Savoy Grill was just a few minutes away. The sandwich is made from thick slabs of French Poilane bread, grated cheddar made by the Montgomery family, in Somerset, red and white shallots, leeks and a touch of garlic. The Daily Telegraph 05/03/06 page 11, page 23 (Leader)

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