South West London

Italian and Pizza:Donna Margherita (Battersea); Bravi Ragazzi (Streatham) Modern British:Trinity (Clapham); Tom Ilic (Battersea); Chez Bruce (Wandsworth) Vietnamese: Mien Tay (Battersea) Caribbean: Negril (Brixton); Tasty Jerk (Thornton Heath) Roti: Roti Joupa (Clapham) Chinese: Mama Lan’s (Brixton) Georgian: The Georgian (Clapham)

Central London

Mexican: Wahaca (Covent Garden) Modern British: St. John (Spitalfields); Dabbous (Goodge Street) Sichuan: Chilli Cool Barbecue: Barbecoa (St. Paul’s) American: Meat LiquorSpuntino (Soho) Austrian: Kipferl Austrian Deli (City)

North London

Middle EasternOttolenghi (Islington) Sichuan: Snazz Sichuan (King’s Cross) Hunan & Sichuan:Yipin China (Islington) Eritrean/East African: Zigni House (Islington)

East London

Steak: Hawksmoor Burgers: Hawksmoor Indian: Needo Grill (Whitechapel)

West London

American Diner: The Big Easy (Sloane Square) Fish: One-O-One (Knightsbridge) Fusion: Sketch (The Gallery, Oxford Circus) Japanese and Sushi: Sushi Hiro French: Galvin at Windows (Westminster) Modern British: The Ledbury (Notting Hill)

London Underground Restaurants, Pop Ups, Dive Bars

The Underground Restaurant The Savoy Truffle Supper Club The Rambling Restaurant The Meateasy Persian Peckham Pop-Up

London Street Food

The Meat Wagon The Dogfather 16 Days of Street Food at The Rye Pitt Cue Co The Rib Man The Kolkata Street Food Experience Viet Van

London Food Events and Markets

Jerk Cookout 2007 Jerk Cookout 2009 Jerk Cookout 2010 Real Food Festival 2008 Real Food Festival 2009 Taste of London 2008 Taste of London 2009 Borough Market  Covent Garden Night Market 2008 The Tipped Chilli Cook Off Sherry and Food Matching with Heston Blumenthal Whitley-Neill Gin Cocktail Challenge Eating Eurovision Brockley Market


Modern British: The Sportsman


Cornish Blue Cheese

Cornish Sea Salt


Indian: Kabana Cafe American: Almost Famous

Iceland (Reykjavik)

Einar Ben plus some more random bits about eating in Iceland here Second visit to Iceland here

France (Paris)

Le Repaire de Cartouche

Portugal (Lisbon)

Piri Piri Chicken: Restaurante Bonjardim

Pastéis de Nata (custard tarts): Café Pastéis de Belém


El Celler de Can Roca

The L’Escala Anchovy Festival

Italy (Monopoli, Puglia)

Osteria Perrici

West Sweden

(not restaurants but seafood safaris)


Various street eats and a Surinamese restaurant


Georgian Food Markets 

Georgian Wine 


Antsokia Valley

Making Injera in Ethiopia

Breaking Bread (or injera) in Ethiopia


Dublin tips

Istanbul, Turkey

Has Urfa Lahmacun

Çukur Meyhane


Beirut, Lebanon

Souk el Tayeb

Charity Events

Big Lunch Update No.1 Big Lunch Update No.2 Big Lunch Update No. 3 The Big Lunch! The Drapers Arms Invasion

Producers & Entertainers

Bompas & Parr Bompas and Parr: Alcoholic Architecture Bompas and Parr: Futurist Aerobanquet Riverford Organic Farm


Good Oil


The Frugal Cook Veggiestan by Sally Butcher Food Britannia by Andrew Webb Noshe Djan by Helen Saberi

Cooking Classes

Brindisa Ham Workshop Pig Masterclass at Trinity Butchery Class at Allens of Mayfair Top Tips for Great Jerk

Cocktail Classes

Cocktail Masterclass at Rules