Food

Here you’ll find a wide selection of food stories: interviews and Q&As with chefs and producers (primarily in London as well as around the UK), commentary on women working in food and hospitality; profiles on food businesses and food-related social enterprises and community projects, ‘cookbook challenges’, food trends, street food traders and restaurant profiles, and eating out guides.

Please take a look around. If you are interested in commissioning me, please get in touch using the form on the ‘about’ section here.

Hospitality Speaks

Hospitality Speaks (new not-for-profit platform)

Together with numerous volunteers and collaborators, I am proud to launch a new not-for-profit platform, Hospitality Speaks, where we will be sharing stories and ideas to create conversations about industry culture. *** After over 18 months of research and interviews, I have concluded that sharing real, […]

The comic who cooks (Watts What Magazine)

Comedian Joe Lycett on his talent for cooking (definitely no capers involved) – and the secret of epic chicken soup (Words: Victoria Stewart. Image: Matt Crockett)  If you’ve ever seen Joe Lycett perform stand-up, there’s a high chance you’ll have laughed until your sides hurt. […]

Sustainable Restaurants report (Stylus)

The restaurant and hospitality industry is beginning to think about sustainability in a wider context – from environmental impact to ethical employment practices. Staff wellbeing is having a positive impact on business growth, and consumers are demanding to know that the food they’re eating is […]

A distillery that’s the Noma of booze (Wired Magazine)

Copenhagen-based Empirical Spirits, led by Lars Williams and Mark Emil Hermansen, wants to bring new flavour to alcoholic drinks. (Photo: Christoffer Rydqvist) Words: Victoria Stewart In a warehouse on Refshaleøen island, Copenhagen, a chorus of clattering is being produced by hacked-together machinery. Finishing some work on a […]