London street food: book roundup

Anyone else noticed that there are a lot of street food cook books out in the shops now? Well since I have had the pleasure of leafing through lots of them, cooking from others and gawping at the luscious pictures in all of them, I thought I’d do a little roundup which I’ll add to as more come out. The first lot relates to actual street food traders, mostly in London; the second part includes cookbooks with street food-related recipes in them. I’ve... Read More

a biggish update on London street food in July

Wow, it feels like rather a long time since I did a street food tour of London. For a while after I launched the blog, it was the only thing I did on Saturday mornings. And then I realised I probably needed not to spend four hours eating fried chicken, schnitzel sarnies and flapjacks – however good they were – and should fill my time with other, more cultural things. So there have been jaunts to the countryside, a trip up to Scotland,... Read More

Street food coming atcha

Kimchi Cult’s Bulgogi fries It looks like British weather might have finally got over itself. This means that there is no excuse for failure to explore the street food markets and the splattering of new pop-ups that are trundling through London. Here is our handy list to help you plan your best line of attack. RESIDENCY OF THE MONTH: Kimchi Cult at the Black Heart What: These guys have contributed to the rise of kimchi – a spicy fermented... Read More

London Streating: Part 1 (that’s street food eating)

Lamb burger from The Laughing Stock I’ve done a lot of this recently – eating on the street, that is. Whether it’s because I’ve been more choosy or whether the standards are just higher, I don’t know, but there has been some very good stuff recently. Here are some of my favourites. Part 2 to follow shortly including a few east London things like Street Feast’s new home in Dalston, Hackey Homemade and Broadway... Read More

Street food vans: London Evening Standard

Hello everyone. If you got to p37 of today’s Evening Standard newspaper, please ignore this as you’ll have seen my piece in the London Life section on ten of the best of London’s street food vans. Here is a taster if not. … It started out as a practice run — a few people dishing up great cheap food from vans at a festival or two. But when the occasional punter then became a queue, and later a heaving, hungry crowd, bookings... Read More

Hoxton Hot Dogs tonight only

First things first, thanks for all the tweets, follows, comments and kind words about Londonstreetfoodie.co.uk. It’s been a mad but exhilarating few days keeping track of it all. Anyhoo, news in this morning is from another east London street food trader, Big Apple Hot Dogs (see the seller page – no technical hitches this time!) who will be moving straight from his plot on Old Street to do a one-night-only residency in the kitchen of The White... Read More

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London Street Foodie is an ever-growing guide to the best places to eat London street food. There's a lot of street food waiting to be discovered right now; we'd like to help nudge you towards the good stuff.