In memory of Wilkes McDermid – where these London Street Food traders are now

‘“Crowd Control” – multiple markets and lots of tourist visitors every Sunday on Brick Lane’ (Pic: Wilkes McDermid) This time two years ago a fine food photograher friend Wilkes McDermid, who was probably the biggest supporter of the London street food scene, left us. Last year, with the help of lots of people, we ran a tribute post to him on this blog. This year, I thought that rather than look back that it could be a nice idea... Read More

The Rib Man: making London saucier

One of the hottest sauces in town Let’s play a little game. But first, a few things. One, this is a mostly multiple choice kind of game so you can’t prepare for it. Two, the man in question is one of the best examples of why London street food is buzzing, not only because his ribs taste good but because he has the energy and passion to be up all hours of the night cooking them – and anyone who has ever walked up Brick Lane in the... Read More

Street food winners and losers

What a few days it was. If you weren’t there jostling for a space in the queue, you were probably on Twitter following all the action from somewhere else in London. Or perhaps it all passed you by. If that happened, I’ll give you a quick rundown – first of the British Street Food Awards and then of the Ribman’s hot wings contest on Wednesday. #FIFTEEN STREET I made it along to #fifteenstreet in Hackney on the sunny Saturday... 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.