Eating, drinking and socializing are such vital, distinctive parts of every culture, and integral parts of all great travel experiences. This A to Z is partly about sourcing superb, surprising food, partly about vicarious travel thrills (of nostalgia and of trips still to be done), and partly about the rich stew of stories we will hear from all the people we meet on our journey.
Running a restaurant in any city is notorious for hard work, and in London this competitive and ever changing market takes no prisoners. So what do the people behind London’s world of food look like? Below is a collection of personal portraits of the people behind London’s diverse culinary scene.
With thanks to the mighty Al Humphreys for some of these images