London

bread

How Bread Is Helping These Refugees Start New Lives in London

Breadwinners employs refugees to sell bread in markets around London. The idea is simple: bread as a food is unifying, and selling it can provide vital employment skills.
Naomi Larsson
3.15.19
fermented food

This Railway Arch Hides a Funky, Fermented Food Factory

Eaten Alive has been making kimchi, sauerkraut, and hot sauce for top London restaurants since 2016. Its HQ is a converted railway arch in Battersea.
Angela Hui
3.6.19
Cheese

The UK’s First Vegan Cheese Shop Isn’t Afraid of Controversy

Sisters Rachel and Charlotte Stevens opened La Fauxmagerie in South London earlier this month, and some areas of the British dairy industry are already riled.
Phoebe Hurst
2.20.19
London

London’s Desi Pubs Are a Proud British-Indian Tradition

A fixture of the communities where migrants have settled, South Asian-owned pubs offer tandoori grills and homemade roti alongside draught ale and darts.
Ciaran Thapar
2.18.19
cooking

Inside the Tiny Kitchens of London’s Canal Boat Dwellers

"It’s so cozy. But I’d still really quite like a toaster!”
Nancy Smallwood
2.13.19
London

Stop Naming Your Soulless Luxury Flats After Food

We don't need another "Old Smokehouse" or "Distillery Tower" displacing London's actual food culture.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
2.12.19
Design

The Rise of the Non-Sucky Restaurant Website

Arty logos, high-end photography, and so much pastel—restaurant websites have really glowed up lately.
Phoebe Hurst
2.5.19
Yemen

Meet the Woman Bringing Yemeni Food to the London Brunch Scene

“People from the outside either know nothing about the country or they only focus on the negatives, so food is a way to change this perception.”
Sahar Esfandiari
2.1.19
Filipino food

The Supper Club That's Spreading the Good Word of British Filipino Food

“We want to create an identity for Filipino cuisine in London, drawing inspiration from the rich flavours and culinary techniques of the 7,000 islands that make up the Philippines.”
Angela Hui
1.4.19
christmas

This Pub Is Serving Free Turkey Dinners to Anyone Spending Christmas Alone

“Free turkey dinner & a pint on Christmas day for anyone who is on their own. No strings, catches or nonsense.”
Laura Martin
12.11.18
London

North London's Beloved Latinx Market Is Under Threat From Gentrification

Tottenham’s Latin Village is at risk of being turned into flats—but the local Latin American community is fighting back.
Riaz Phillips
11.21.18
health-goth

These Sichuan-Inspired Wontons Are Filled with Joy (and Sweet Potato)

Chef Ellen Parr of London Chinese restaurant Lucky & Joy switches out the prawn in this veggie version of the classic dumpling dish.
Phoebe Hurst
11.12.18
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