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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

Q&A: Stanley Tucci on food in films, London restaurants, and Italian hospitality

With two cookbooks and a film about restaurants under his belt, Hollywood actor-director and London resident Stanley Tucci knows his way around a plate of food

Tandoor Chop House, West End: restaurant review

Tandoor Chop House is a welcome bolthole in the West End, with a menu full of small plates that promise much – and deliver, too

Economies of scale: a deep dive into the world of Norway's migratory Skrei cod

When it comes to cod, it doesn't get any better than Skrei. We head on a fishing trip to the ice-cold Norwegian waters with a troupe of top chefs to find out what makes it so revered

The Foodist: Wilderness festival brings a host of food traders to Oxfordshire

If you need further confirmation that chefs are the new rock stars, check out Wilderness

Coffee's journey from bean to cup

Speciality coffee’s rise shows no sign of stopping. But how much do you know about its origins? We help fill in the gaps, from washing and processing to roasting and trading

Restaurant review: Nutbourne, Battersea

We find farm food prepared with a deft touch at the Gladwin brothers' new restaurant Nutbourne, named after their family farm and vineyard

Restaurant review: Perilla, Green Lanes

Following a series of hit pop-ups, Perilla brings a deft touch and compelling flavours to its bricks-and-mortar site in Green Lanes

The Foodist: World-leading farm-to-table chef Dan Barber is coming to London for the first time

There's haute cuisine with a conscience to be found at Dan Barber's wastED London, which comes to the rooftop of Selfridges this February

Tom Hunt on friendship bread, sustainability and veg-forward cooking

With a plan to push his already lauded restaurants to do even more for the sustainable food movement, eco-chef Tom Hunt is a man on a mission

Bar Douro, London Bridge: restaurant review

Bar Douro is the jewel in the crown of London Bridge's new Flat Iron Square development, with authentic Portuguese dishes, a beautiful marble bar and plenty of port

Q&A: Dan Barber on the farm-to-table movement and whole-farm dining

The iconic chef talks to us about the movement's philosophy, and the part it has to play on creating a more sustainable food system

Restaurant review: Breddos Taqueria, Clerkenwell

There's plenty to love at Breddos Tacos' long-awaited permanent home in Clerkenwell, including wood-fired meats and smuggled mezcal – seriously

Restaurant review: Smokestak, Shoreditch

David Carter's Smokestak is rightly thought of as London street-food royalty, and its long-awaited permanent site in Shoreditch hits all the right notes

Our favourite Action Bronson food lyrics

Action Bronson is by no means the first rapper to rhyme about food, but Bam Bam Baklava is the first to have such a huge appetite for it.

Restaurant review: Sagardi, Shoreditch

More Basque restaurant openings are putting the region's cuisine firmly on the map – and now the first London outpost of Spanish restaurant group Sagardi is demystifying it

Restaurant review: MASH, Soho

This week, we sit down for USDA and Uruguayan steak in one of London's most opulent subterranean restaurants, MASH

Legendary French chef Pierre Koffmann on his 50 years in the kitchen

After 50 years cooking, 46 of them in London, and a raft of acolytes across the capital, what spurs Pierre Koffmann on? We meet a chef who’s been there and done it all

Restaurant review: Anglo, Clerkenwell

We try out Clerkenwell's tiny, bistro-style Anglo, which serves modern, refined tasting menus at a neighbourhood prices

The World's 50 Best Bars 2016: London's winners

All you need to know about the movers, shakers and new kids on the block in this year's iconic World's 50 Best Bars list

Flavour of the Week: Patty & Bun Redchurch Street

The much-loved burger brand has opened a new site in Shoreditch – but this one's a little bit different. We find burgers, confit chicken and damn good negronis