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Eater writers share their meal highlights from a week of eating
Michelin’s thanks-for-playing award actually has ... A ton of brilliant restaurants
Including London’s most spectacular new dining room, elegant cooking by the Regent’s canal, and a Cuban-inspired bar in the dead centre of town
It’s the most important meal of the day — make it good
The truth is, it’s (still) not all natural
Unofficial, highly opinionated information and what to eat and drink in the Big Smoke
Udon in the City, roti on an industrial estate, small plates on the canal, sandwiches in Bloomsbury, and more — many with heaters
How to navigate London’s most iconic food market
Eggs, avocado, dim sum, tacos — and so much more
"That was all that we wanted to do, keep people in jobs"
2020 was a banner year for things between bread — and in 2021, the city is beginning to define its sandwich culture
From mayonnaise to MSG, shallot sauce to shito
"I have no faith in this government. They have shown almost sneering contempt for hospitality and feel we can be used to do the work they are so incompetent to do themselves."
"It’s crucial that once we can trade again that we are not subject to further lockdowns, therefore it’s imperative those timings are measured and precise."
From crusty, chewy sourdough bread to sticky morning buns and flaky, buttery croissants
"The last 12 months have shown resilient businesses are built on decisions they make autonomously, on a controllable level for themselves."
They start 2021 with no idea when they can reopen
The best food for lockdown 3.0 in London’s SE postcodes
Meal kits, shop offshoots, and suppliers becoming supermarkets
The restaurants that Eater London’s staff, contributors, and friends ordered from time and again
According to Eater London’s year-end committee
"It certainly is not a very merry Christmas to anyone working in the hospitality industry"
Some rich and boozy, some light and tangy, some featuring actual mince
The current London restaurant coronavirus rent crisis, explained
"We are in a battle with a way to go yet, steel yourself on your mettle and… onward!"
Whether for delivery or takeaway, the city’s best slices are still out there