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Jordan Kelly-Linden

Jordan Kelly-Linden

Staff writer

Jordan is Foodism's staff writer and, when it comes to food, she'll eat anything. No joke – once we caught her tucking into a can of cold spaghetti hoops on a particularly outrageous hangover. Dark, we know. But we let her keep her job anyway and now she spends her time slurping, sipping and scoffing her way across London.

Jordan Kelly-Linden's articles

London's best alternative afternoon tea spots

Cream teas and jam scones are old news – we've found you a glut of other afternoon tea options, from jelly petri dishes and red bean buns to a classic cuppa on the top deck of a Routemaster

Casa do Frango, Borough: restaurant review

Industrial chic with a side of fiery peri peri is the order of play at Algarian-inspired restaurant Casa do Frango on Southwark Street

Jikoni, Marylebone: restaurant review

Ravinder Bhogal's first restaurant condenses a whole world of flavours into one cozy, peachy pink spot on Marylebone's Blandford Street

Some of the finest Christmas feasts for alternative seasonal eating in the capital

It's that time to throw caution well and truly to the wind and replace it with some seriously indulgent dining, so here's our pick of London's best festive menus

XU Teahouse & Restaurant, Soho: restaurant review

At XU, we find a little slice of Taiwanese tranquility on Rupert Street specialising in rare teas and hearty dumplings worth hunkering down with this winter

Comptoir Gascon, Clerkenwell: restaurant review

Raise a glass to the regional cooking of South West France at Comptoir Gascon, the rustic-style bistro from chef Pascal Aussignac of Michelin-starred Club Gascon

Lina Stores, Soho: restaurant review

Italian food importer and deli Lina Stores has been a Soho institution for decades, and its recently opened restaurant showcases the best of it in a gorgeous, authentic menu

Where to eat the best comfort food London has to offer

Curb your winter warmer cravings with spicy Sichuanese street food in China Town, soul-soothing bowls of Japanese-fusion food in Brixton, good old pub grub at one of east London's favourite boozers, and more

The Foodist: Ryan Riley's Life Kitchen, a cookery school for those living with cancer

In Life Kitchen, Jordan Kelly-Linden finds a charity using food to give cancer sufferers a massive boost

Neptune, Bloomsbury: restaurant review

Welcome to Neptune, Principal London's seafood restaurant that's making waves in London's hotel restaurant scene with its stylish interiors and best of British menu

Winners of the Young British Foodies 2018

Want to know whose food you'll be eating in 2019? The Young British Foodie awards pinpoint up-and-coming talent on the UK's dining scene – here are this year's winners

Café from Crisis: Foodism 100 winner 2018

Meet Cafe from Crisis, the social enterprise cafe in Shoreditch that's spent the last 15 years working to end homelessness. It won the Best Café award, sponsored by Yeo Valley, at the Foodism 100 awards

The Italian rehab teaching its residents how to make wine

Some truly modern winemaking forms the basis of battling addiction at San Patrignano, Europe's largest and most successful drug rehabilitation centre

WastED London: Foodism 100 winner 2018

Meet WastED London, the zero waste pop-up from Dan Barber which took over the Selfridges rooftop last summer. It won Best Pop-Up or Residency, sponsored by Berry Bros & Rudd, at the Foodism 100 awards

Freak Scene, Soho: restaurant review

Looking for somewhere to kick off your night in Soho? Enter: Freak Scene, ex-Nobu head chef Scott Hallsworth's playful, pan-asian restaurant on Frith Street

The Duke of Cambridge: Foodism 100 winner 2018

Meet The Duke of Cambridge – a certified organic gastropub in Islington. It won the Best Pub award, sponsored by Baileys, at the 2018 Foodism 100 awards

London Larder: Olly's olives

We've searched the far reaches of the capital to bring you the very best of London's artisanal produce – this time, we're saying "Oh, yes." to Olly's Olives

Pi Pizza, Battersea: restaurant review

With flour and flowers in abundance, Winchester's foliage-filled Pi Pizza proves you can have both style and substance with the opening of its second restaurant on Battersea Rise

London Larder: Longflint's bottled cocktails

We've searched the far reaches of the capital to bring you the very best of London's artisanal produce – this time, we're raising a glass to Longflint's bottled cocktails

London Larder: Kute Cake's brownies

We've searched the far reaches of the capital to bring you the very best of London's artisanal produce – this time, it's Kute Cake's post-box brownies from east London