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Lucas Oakeley

Editorial Assistant

Lucas is Foodism's Editorial Assistant. He enjoys piña coladas, getting caught in the rain, and regularly eating his body weight in cured meat. He must be stopped. 

Lucas Oakeley's articles

Nobu Matsuhisa on kitchen etiquette and being a celebrity chef

We sat down with chef Nobu Matsuhisa at the Fairmont Monte Carlo to find out what it takes to run one of the world’s most prestigious and profitable restaurant empires

Tired of googling 'Shepherd's Bush restaurants'? Here's your guide on where to eat (and drink) in W12

Scroll the 20 best Shepherd's Bush restaurants, hand-picked for you by the Foodism team, including Bush Hall, Jasmine, Ochi and more

Jeow Jeow, Soho: restaurant review

At its temporary home at Soho pub The Sun and 13 Cantons, Jeow Jeow is intent on serving traditional plates of Thai cuisine while adding its own unique and eclectic spin on proceedings

Don't miss: 19 things to eat, drink and do in London this weekend: 16-18 July

Searching for fun things to do in London this weekend? Click for 19 of the best pop ups, places and plans to book ASAP on foodism.co.uk.

The Foodist: Heard of the Impossible Burger? What you need to know about plant-based buns

With London outlets like Honest Burgers and Halo Burger now serving the Impossible Burger - a plant-based Beyond Meat patty - it doesn't matter whether you like them or not: the trend for 'bleeding' meat-free burgers is going nowhere

Don't miss: 17 things to eat, drink and do in London this weekend: 10-12 July

Searching for fun things to do in London this weekend? Click for 17 of the best pop ups, places and plans to book ASAP on foodism.co.uk.

22 best Thai restaurants in London: Try tonight

From Smoking Goat and Som Saa to the more traditional restaurants such as Supawan and 101 Thai Kitchen, here are some of the best Thai restaurants in London.

Four Legs, Islington: restaurant review

Four Legs is an Islington restaurant residency is dishing out excellent plates of seasonal British produce and one of the best cheeseburgers in London.

Where to find London's best fish and chips

Classic chip shops like Fryer’s Delight sit comfortably alongside modern restaurants like Kerbisher & Malt in this guide to London’s best fish and chip shops

Don't miss: 13 things to eat, drink and do in London this weekend: 5-7 July

Searching for fun things to do in London this weekend? Click for 13 of the best pop ups, places and plans to book ASAP on foodism.co.uk.

Don't miss: 14 things to eat, drink and do in London this weekend: 27-30 June

Searching for fun things to do in London this weekend? Click for 14 of the best pop ups, places and plans to book ASAP on foodism.co.uk.

Lucknow 49, Mayfair: restaurant review

Dhruv Mittal's sophomore restaurant specialises in Lucknowi cuisine, a North Indian style of cooking featuring aromatic kebabs and flavour-packed, slow-cooked meat dishes

BAO: My Career in Five Dishes

From a street-food stall to one of the capital’s best-loved restaurant groups, the founders of BAO have had a stratospheric rise to the top of the London food scene. We speak to the trio behind the buns about the five dishes that have defined their journey to date

London's best riverside pubs

This guide features The Gun, The Dove, The Ship and a host of other pubs located right by the river. Great pints, good food and somewhere to enjoy the sun? Sounds ideal to us

The most 'extra' restaurants to eat and drink at in London

Whether you're looking for a pasta feast at Gloria or want a spot for luxury at Bob Bob Cité, here are the restaurants here are London's most over-the-top restaurants

Don't miss: 10 things to eat, drink and do in London: 19-23 June

Searching for fun things to do in London this weekend? Click for 10 of the best pop ups, places and plans to book ASAP on foodism.co.uk.

Robata, Soho: restaurant review

Whether you’re a grilled meat addict or an unrelenting sushi fiend, this izakaya-style restaurant on Old Compton Street has got a little bit for everyone

Don't miss: 18 things to eat, drink and do in London this weekend: 14-16 June

Searching for fun things to do in London this weekend? Click for 18 of the best pop ups, places and plans to book ASAP on foodism.co.uk

What eat, drink and do at Taste of London 2019

Taking place from 19-23 June at Regent's Park, Taste of London is the must-visit event for anyone into their tucker. From a Thai food showcase to a unique Grana Padano and Prosecco pairing, here are some of the highlights you should be looking out for

The best of the best food films and TV shows according to actual chefs

The restaurant industry gets a pretty hard time when it comes to its cinematic portrayal. To separate the Michelin-starred movies from the absolute bombs, we asked a number of well-known chefs what their favourite foodie film is...