Victoria Stewart


Victoria Stewart's articles

London's food fixers: the consultants helping food startups get off the ground

You're an entrepreneur looking to launch a new product in the food and drink industry. So where do you even begin? We meet the people giving young food businesses a leg up on the London food scene

Mr Lyan on why sustainability doesn't mean sacrifice

Cocktail alchemist Ryan Chetiyawardana, aka Mr Lyan, tells us how he's planning on showing a new side to sustainability at his latest venture, Cub

Taste in music: meet the people curating London's best restaurant playlists

The right set of tunes can elevate a restaurant experience. We meets those responsible for setting the perfect vibe

Stir it up | London's cocktail craze

From cocktail bars to mixing masterclasses and the number of drinks being served, we chart the facts and figures of stratospheric rise of London's cocktail scene

Animal instinct: under the skin of Soho restaurant Smoking Goat

Smoking Goat restaurateur Ben Chapman’s dedication to careful sourcing means success not only for him, but his suppliers too

London's sustainable street-food traders

Choose wisely and it’s possible to eat well while doing good. We meet five street food vendors who are dedicated to the sustainability cause

Meet Saima Khan, the original celebrity chef

When Saima Khan left her job in the City to start a catering company, she was given advice from some of the biggest names in business

Meat and greet: Ginger Pig, London's most fashionable butcher

Ginger Pig has become the most talked-about butcher in London, supplying some of the city's top restaurants. We uncover the secrets of its success

Wheel of fortune: meet London's potters

What we eat off is becoming just as important as what we actually eat. We meet the potters responsible for some of London's premier plates

Meet the makers: behind Britain's love of Peruvian superfood quinoa

We meet the British farmer working with Pret A Manger to fly the flag for homegrown quinoa

Are You Sitting Comfortably?: bar dining in the capital

Move over concept restaurants and gimmicky pop-ups: the latest dining trend is bar seating around theatrical kitchens