East London has become the most exciting place to eat in the UK. Home to a vibrant and diverse community, it has attracted a wave of fresh gastromic talent, including top chefs, young producers and bold entrepreneurs. This book follows forty people at the heart of a culinary phemen - from Michelin-starred chefs and specialist butchers to wild foragers and urban beekeepers. With in-depth interviews and lavish photography, East London Food guides you on where to go, what to eat and how to cook it at home.
Rosie Birkett is a food writer, stylist and author based in Hackney, London. She has written features on restaurants, chefs and food trends for magazines and newspapers including the Independent on Sunday, Conde Nast Traveller, The Guardian and Red magazine. Helen Cathcart is a lifestyle photographer specialising in food, travel, interiors and portraits. After studying photography and art direction, she started her career as a photo director in London and now photographs for various publications including Conde Nast Traveller and Monocle.