Top 10 Food shows: #6 The Burger Show

“I’m a burger purist. I just like meat, cheese and bread” Alvin Cailan, presenter of The Burger Show, promises that’s all he’s looking for. If only it were that simple… Fifty billion burgers are eaten every year in America. They’ve woven, if not stained, into the fabric of the Red White and Blue. McDonald’s sellsContinue reading “Top 10 Food shows: #6 The Burger Show”

Top 10 (London based) British Chefs

Almost impossible to create lists like this. But we did anyway. Chefs are British and primarily based in London (not just have their 2nd restaurant here). Many more specific chef lists to follow. Phil Howard – Elystan Street Tom Aikens – Muse Tom Story – Story Ollie Dabbous – Hide Adam Byatt – Trinity MarcusContinue reading “Top 10 (London based) British Chefs”

Top 10 Food shows: #7 Adam Ragusea

Gordon Ramsay enjoyed a purple patch in UK food TV from 1999-2012. Boiling Point, Kitchen Nightmares, The F Word were some of the best TV shows you’ll ever see about kitchens. But just when I thought he could do no wrong, along came Ramsay’s Cookalong live. A worthless runt of a show. Like Ready SteadyContinue reading “Top 10 Food shows: #7 Adam Ragusea”

Top ten Instagram food accounts

Get following and weep at beauty of these: 1) Munchies @munchies 2) Andrew Scrivani @andrewscrivani 3 Dennisistheprescott @dennisistheprescott 4 Johnnie Collins @johnniecollins 5 The Burger List @theburgerlist 6 Chewtown @chewtown 7 Donal Skehan @donalskehan 8 candidsbyjo @candidsbyjo 9 Cashew Kitchen @cashewkitchen 10 Twigg Studios @twiggstudios  Series of these to follow. If you have any recommendationsContinue reading “Top ten Instagram food accounts”

Top 10 Food shows: #8 F*ck, That’s Delicious

F*ck, That’s Delicious. The Life And Eating Habits Of Rap’s Greatest Bon Vivant. A famous rapper is eating Labk Tikka on a gritty New York street when a car pulls up to him unexpectedly. It feels tense.  The driver shouts: “Action Bronson! We went to high school together! You don’t remember me? .. Vic!… I’mContinue reading “Top 10 Food shows: #8 F*ck, That’s Delicious”

Top 10 Food shows: #9 TopJaw

TOPJAW TOPJAW is a superbly entertaining YouTube show that sees two mates, Jesse and Will, escapade around the globe: living, breathing and eating the food of the best restaurants, markets and street vendors on offer. That they manage to truly convey the ambience of so many places, in such little time, is remarkable and rarelyContinue reading “Top 10 Food shows: #9 TopJaw”

Top 10 Food shows: #10 One Bite Pizza Reviews

The Top 10 food shows on YouTube : # 10 Barstool Pizza. My first viewing of ‘One Bite Pizza Reviews (with Dave pageviews)’ reminded me of watching Spinal Tap for the first time. This was clearly a paradigm shifting take on the cliched camcorder food review. There were so many layers on what was ostensiblyContinue reading “Top 10 Food shows: #10 One Bite Pizza Reviews”

The Top Ten Pizza in London

In truth, there could be 50 pizzerias on this list. We’ll likely do a part 2 soon. 1) L’Antica Pizzeria, Stoke Newington The best.. The greatest pizza of your life. The Spectator agrees: The best pizza in the world is in… Stoke Newington 2.) Made of Dough, Peckham Rye Neapolitan Artisan Sourdough Pizza – winner of London’sContinue reading “The Top Ten Pizza in London”

Top 10 most iconic chef’s dishes

1) Joël Robuchon’s ‘Pomme Puree’ This is truly legendary. If you want it bangers and mash style that’ll be £75. The ratio of potato to butter is 2:1. Get your spoon out. Still, this was the man with more Michelin stars (25) than any other chef in history.  “At a time when French chefs barely deignedContinue reading “Top 10 most iconic chef’s dishes”