Why London's Restaurants Are Failing

UK restaurant closures increased by 20 percent last year. We spoke to some of the owners forced to close their businesses.
Phoebe Hurst

At This Gym, the Cafe Is as Important as the Workout

“It was always my goal to create a community space like I used to have in my gym in Brazil. You can train and compete but you don’t have to be arrogant."
Daisy Meager

The Community Cookery Class That Introduces People to Sushi—and Their Neighbours

The Made In Hackney cooking course brings residents from across the London borough together to learn how to cook dishes from different global cuisines.
Laura Martin

This British-Burmese Chef Serves Noodle Soup with a Side of Politics

“It's a big part of my heritage, I certainly don't agree with what's going on in Myanmar. It's devastating.”
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
food poverty

Here's How to Make Dinner for £1

London non-profit Bags of Taste teaches those on low incomes—or anyone looking to learn new culinary skills—easy and healthy recipes that can be made for just £1 a head.
Annie Lord

Meet the Baker Making Bread Rise without Yeast

London-based Danish baker Christoffer Hruskova proves (get it?) that you don’t have to play by the rules to make delicious bread.
Daisy Meager

Why London’s Top Chefs Are All Cooking on £99 Induction Hobs

“I wouldn’t ever go back to gas.”
Chloe Scott-Moncrieff
The Last Bite

The Last Bite: Gözleme and Gungo Peas at a 19th Century Street Market

Welcome to The Last Bite, our new column documenting the survival of traditional food establishments in a ramen-slurping, matcha latte-sipping, novelty cafe-obsessed world. First, we visit London's Ridley Road Market.
Maya Oppenheim

Meet the Bartender Making Buckfast Negronis

“Buckfast has nice tannins and it’s fruity so it makes a valid substitute for red vermouth,” says Glaswegian cocktail pro Stu Bale. “But it does get you pretty fucked up if you drink a lot of it.”
Daisy Meager

Meet the London Chef Staying Up All Night to Make Perfect Texan Brisket

Inspired by his time cooking alongside Austin pitmasters, Josh Ebsworth stays awake for hours to tend to the brisket in his ten-foot, custom-build meat smoker.
Morgan Harries

This Chef Is Pairing Burgers with £500 Bottles of Wine

Ben Denner split up the traditional burgers-and-beer combo to open Lucky Chip Burgers & Wine: a restaurant that pairs the grape with the beef patty.
Laura Martin
Make this

Quiches Gone Wild

London baker Claire Ptak’s quiche ain’t your average pastry cowering in a tin foil container. This quiche does Spring Break in Miami and gets its crusts out for the lads—this is quiche gone wild.
Munchies Staff