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Maureen Tyne, Chef and Co-Founder, Maureen & Verna’s

Years before London’s supperclub scene took off, Maureen Tyne was cooking in her Brixton home and selling it to a…

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Adejoké Bakare, Chef-Owner, Chishuru

Food was always Adejoké Bakare’s first love. But it was never a viable career option. Instead, she took a job…

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Marie Mitchell, Chef and Co-Founder of Island Social Club

Marie Mitchell finds peace in food. The meditative stirring of a pot, the rhythmic chopping of ingredients, the exhilaration of…

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Maria Bradford, Chef and Founder of Shwen Shwen

Shopping in the stunning markets of Sierra Leone engages all the senses. To hold the produce and feel its weight,…

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At Apricity, Chantelle Nicholson Centres Conscious Dining ⁠— And Spreads Joy

“It’s now or never,” says chef and restaurateur Chantelle Nicholson of her quietly radical new ‘circular restaurant’ Apricity. By which,…

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What to Expect from Trattoria Brutto – According to Russell Norman Himself

Russell Norman makes opening a restaurant look like a blast. The Instagram feed of Trattoria Brutto, his return to London’s…

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Gunpowder Proves Soho Has Still Got It. But For Harneet Baweja, Challenges Remain

The new Gunpowder Soho is, in some ways, a celebratory moment for founder and restaurateur Harneet Baweja. When Baweja —…

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How Decatur Brought The Soul of Southern Cooking to London

Until 16th October, Farringdon’s beloved Quality Wines will host the Louisiana-inspired cooking of Decatur. Perhaps known best for spreading joy through…

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Angela Hui, Journalist

The past year has been an incredibly difficult one for restaurants and food businesses, and particularly so for East and…

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Jenny Lau, Community Organiser and Founder, Celestial Peach

In the last year, there has been increased attention on East and South East Asian (ESEA) communities in the UK…

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