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Mike Gibson

Mike Gibson

Editor

Mike was born to eat and drink, so it's lucky he's editor of Foodism. His favourite cocktail is a negroni, his favourite wines are from California, his favourite spirit is whisky (with and without the 'e') and his favourite food probably changes too often to list. Maybe pizza. In what little other free time he has, he withstands being routinely disappointed at the home of his beloved Tottenham Hotspur FC.

Mike Gibson's articles

Rudie's, Dalston: restaurant review

The Jamaican restaurant manages to be the best of both worlds, serving up modern versions of classic food and drink from the island that still feel totally authentic

Coupette, Bethnal Green: bar review

At new neighbourhood cocktail bar Coupette, we discover a distinctively French take on cocktail culture, with a drinks list full of calvados, cidre and grape-based liqueurs

Alain Ducasse on ten years of cooking in London and the capital's love affair with French cuisine

The legendary French chef talks to us about giving to and taking from the food scene in London, and what makes a three-Michelin-starred restaurant

What's behind the rise of the tasting menu?

Once the domain of the fine-dining chef, the tasting menu has become ubiquitous. But is it the ultimate way to eat, or has the cult of the chef gone too far?

Q&A: Spurs fan Chris Galvin on cooking at Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium

The Michelin-starred chef reflects on his new role cooking at Spurs' soon-to-be-completed new stadium, and the role food plays in the matchday experience

The Laughing Heart, Hackney: restaurant review

With its focus on quirky natural wines and Tom Anglesea's ambitious but pared-down fine-dining fare, The Laughing Heart is a jewel in the crown of Hackney's food scene

Pastaio, Soho: restaurant review

At Stevie Parle's first Soho joint, tuck into lip-smacking drinks and endless plates of hand-made pasta, served at long communal benches

An inside look at sustainably minded champagne house Bollinger

Iconic champagne brand Bollinger's continued success is no accident – it's a combination of rare vineyards, sustainable viniculture and a distinguished history

The Foodist: Goatober and ethical eating

Goatober is a month-long initiative that sets its sights on righting a wrong in the restaurant and farming industries, and it's enlisted the help of some of London's best restaurants to do so

Rigo, Parson's Green: Restaurant Review

Rigo, with its tasting menus, wine pairings and progressive flavour combinations, brings modern cooking with serious flair and a dizzying aesthetic to a neighbourhood spot in Parsons Green

Yosma, Marylebone: restaurant review

Yosma is all about feasting on high-end versions of Turkish meyhane classics, with punchy flavours and delicate textures abounding

The story of Fever-Tree: how the gin & tonic made the UK's most valuable soft-drinks company

From humble beginnings, Fever-Tree's mixers have found worldwide success as well as industry acclaim. we take a look at the brand's recipe for greatness

Del74, Clapton: restaurant review

Hackney's newest taqueria brings tasty margaritas, mezcal and a taco menu that punches well above its weight to its now-permanent Clapton Road site

108 Garage, Notting Hill: restaurant review

Golborne Road has a new upstart: the ultra-modern 108 Garage, which puts a small, technical open kitchen and experimental flavour pairings at the fore

Q&A: Michel Roux Jr on craftsmanship and 50 years of Le Gavroche

The iconic chef talks to us about the 50th anniversary of his Mayfair restaurant, and working with four producers for The Balvenie Craftsmen's Dinner Series

Meet four champions of the farm-to-table dining movement

Farm-to-table dining isn't just a flash in the pan. From Dan Barber to Simon Rogan, we meet four success stories proving that the future of food is in hyperlocal produce and sensitively reared animals

Launceston Place, Kensington: restaurant review

With a fancy makeover and a new head chef to boot, the cult classic, Michelin-baiting Launceston Place is once again on the up

Booma, Brixton: restaurant review

Indian food's reinvention continues at Booma, where you'll find modern takes on curried classics alongside a discerning range of craft beers and ciders

The Foodist: The Bucket List and fried chicken's makeover

Is American-style fried chicken having a moment? A weekend festival devoted entirely to it certainly suggests so

Food, fire and local flavour in Trang, southern Thailand

With Rosa's Thai Cafe introducing a menu inspired by Trang's fiery regional delicacies, we head to the southern Thai region for an encounter with some of its best-loved dishes