Lydia Winter

Lydia Winter journalist

Travel editor

Lydia suffers from constant food FOMO, which means she has to eat everything she comes across (except coriander). When not thinking about her next meal, she can be found stalking other people's cats – or trotting the globe for Foodism and its sister title Escapism.

Lydia Winter's articles

Le Gavroche to close on Mondays for 2016 pop-up event series

From January 2016, Le Gavroche will close to the general public on Mondays, and will be holding exclusive pop-up events instead – launched by a collaboration between Michel Roux Jr. and his daughter Emily

Change Please: the coffee brand serving up cups to aid the homeless

 The Big Issue and Old Spike Roastery are teaming up to harness our coffee dependence as a force for good.

London's 6 best hotel restaurants

Hotel restaurants have come a long way from cold, watery scrambled eggs and burnt sausages. Here's our selection of the top five in the capital

Q&A: Scott Hallsworth on falling in love with Japanese cuisine

We chat to ex-Nobu head chef Scott Hallsworth about taking Kurobuta from a pop-up in Chelsea to two permanent restaurants, a residency in Harvey Nichols and even a pop-up world tour

4 of the best bars in laundries

Get your head in a spin at these London laundry bar and restaurants – just don't bring your washing with you

5 of the best single-dish restaurants in London

From the humble potato to the more technical Chinese hot pot, single-dish restaurants are cropping up all across the capital. Here's our favourites

Flavour of the Week: Vico

You may not find a menu at Vico, but you will find plentiful, authentic Italian street food made with ingredients so fresh they're practically still moving

Nathan Outlaw, Marcus Wareing and more on London's food landscape

Want to get in the mood for London Restaurant Festival 2015? This video, featuring a few of London's best-loved chefs, should do the trick