Category archives for: London

London, UK: Gherkin Street Food Market in A Pickle After it’s Told to Close

“Save our street food”: One of the stalls outside the Gherkin

A street food market outside the Gherkin serving up everything from burritos to fresh doughnuts to City workers has shut down after it was accused by officials of being “unsightly”.

Devon, UK: Barnstaple Food Festival Takes it to the Streets

StrEAT Food Barnstaple will run from 12noon – 10pm on Sunday, August 25 in the pannier market.

The festival will feature more than a dozen different mobile food vendors selling everything from classic burgers, hot dogs and hog roasts to Mexican, barbecue, Caribbean and Indian food.

London, UK: Do You Fancy A Food Rave? Street Feast is Where the Party’s At

Night gourmet: “We’ve got to a point where we want to do more than just sit in a restaurant or a pub,” says Dominic Cools-Lartigue of his nocturnal food market (left and below)

It’s a festival experience but in the middle of London, and it happens every week

London, UK: Unveiling the Mobile Kitchen!

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The Brixton People’s Kitchen team has been busy designing and building a kitchen. On a bike. Just because. And we are planning to take it to different places over the Summer. But before we do that, we would like to celebrate (again!) in our usual venue, Myatt’s Fields Park

Shoreditch, UK: The Rib Man’s Street Food is Finger-Lickin’ Good

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I cook my ribs in three processes but, in total, they take around eight hours to fall off the bone. The reason they taste so good is they cook in their own juices so you get all of the flavour from inside the bones

Leeds, EU: Amazing Graze – Featuring the Best Street Food, Art and Performers

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Entry is free but you will need to bring money for food, drink, workshops, stalls and buskers. Kids are welcome.

London, UK: New Food Truck Alert – SubPoint

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Simple submarine sandwiches – served in freshly baked 9 inch soft rolls – are reinvented with an interesting twist on classic fillings.

London, UK: Food Truck of the Week – The Ice Kitchen

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Another reason we can’t wait for the weather to warm up is the launch of The Ice Kitchen

London, UK: Street Food Favourite Yum Bun Opens a (Semi) Permanent Space

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The signature bun – made with free range Blythburgh pork, slow roasted, gently fried and then topped with hoi sin sauce, cucumbers and spring onions – will be made under a roof for the first time.

London, UK: Cookbooks – The Word on the Street

The Pitt Cue van underneath Hungerford Bridge. The recipe book is out this summer. Photograph: Katherine Rose for the Observer

Street food traders are queueing up to write down their recipes and publish cookbooks. Will the results live up to expectations and inject some life into the genre?