which has won 10 Tony awards -- even though four months ago he accused Billy Elliot of historical misrepresenta- tion of the 1984 miners strike. But last night the Mayor said of the musical, which stars Haydn Gwynne and Kiril Kulish, 15, and Tommy Batchelor, 13, as Billy: Its a great work of art. Boris wasnt able to stay to watch yesterdays matinee performance at the Imperial Theatre, but he did stride on stage, proclaiming: This is my moment on Broadway. Its fantastic. And after praising other West End transfers, like God Of Carnage, and Hamlet, starring Jude Law, he tried a pretzel. Luckily there was no mishap like the pretzel that choked President George W. Bush in 2002. London Lite Monday, 14 September 2009 11 BY GEORGINA LITTLEJOHN Read1,OOOsofpubandrestaurant reviewsandbookonlineat thisislondon.co.uk/lite Eattonight ...andpeoplewatch CARLUCCIOS ITS a chain, yes, but its a chain we happen to quite like. Carluccios dishes up solid plates of Italian grub such as agnello alla brace (10.95), three sticky lamb chops grilled with mushrooms and peppers. If you sit outside at the Market Place branch off Oxford Street, you can see crowds of people walking past and eye them up to your hearts content. And you can always take some of Carluccios delicious food shop products home, too. 8 Market Place, W1 (020 7636 2228) BOD WHEN they designed Bod they obviously wanted the place to engage with the street life of Camden. Whether you think this is a great thing or your worst nightmare probably depends on your age. If its the former, youll relish sitting down with plates of chorizo, jamon and manchego (3 to 8.50) watching NW1s ahem, colourful, street life through the enormous window. It makes us laugh, anyway 30 Hawley Crescent, NW1 (020 7482 5937) CHRIS BEANLAND Broadway ballet hoo as Boris taps into Big Apple Mayormeetsthe castofBillyElliot Broadway stars: Boris in Times Square and, inset, with Haydn Gwynne, Kiril and Tommy Snack: Boris tries a pretzel WHEN Boris Johnson met Billy Elliot he had to engage in some pretty nimble footwork -- the political kind -- himself. The Mayor went backstage to meet the musicals Broadway cast as part of a four-day New York trip to promote tourism in London. He paid tribute to the success of the show, index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html44.html45.html46.html47.html