Sunday at Maltby Street Market: still a London street food staple

Ropewalk at Maltby Street (pic: Victoria Stewart) “Maltby shmaltby – it just gets so busy, there, so I’ve stopped going,” a few people have said to me recently about Maltby Street Market in Bermondsey. Well, fusty friends, I’ve got news. Get down there for Sunday brunch you’ll find it a little quieter… I decided to go to Ropewalk at Maltby Street because I’m writing something about the market as part of a book (not mine)... Read More

Epicurean at St Katharine Docks: London street food from around the world

World Food Market at St Katharine’s Docks Now that street food is, er, trendy, and has been for a while, the volume of emails or tweets I get from people saying ‘I’ve quit my job and started a street food van – do you have any idea of where I can trade?’ has increased a lot. And, call me cynical, but with anything trendy, what you get alongside all the brilliant new trading talent is some utter crap; made by people who’ve just... Read More

Round the world through London street food: memories of 2015

At a food festival in Switzerland, 2015 ‘When we eat, we travel,’ wrote fellow food writer and friend Mina Holland in her book The Edible Atlas. I’ve thought about that a lot since then, and especially in relation to this blog, because in London we are so lucky to be able to eat food from countries as close by as France or Spain, or as far away as India, Taiwan and Japan. And this year, I feel like I’ve travelled a lot without even leaving... Read More

New seller: Banhmi11

Fish banh mi On this rainy afternoon I would like to introduce something that I reckon if you think about enough, might even warm you up. This is Banhmi11, a London street food stall run by Van and Anh who I have eaten from a few times in the last year, the first being at the eat.st (now Kerb Food) and Fifteen restaurant’s 15th birthday held near Old Street held over the summer and otherwise at Hackney’s Broadway Market. If you’re in... Read More

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