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The London Evening Standard: London Food Month #LONDONLOVESFOOD 1-30 JUNE 2017

The London Evening Standard: London Food Month #LONDONLOVESFOOD 1-30 JUNE 2017

Britain’s major new food festival is coming to London this June.  The London Evening Standard is launching London Food Month a month-long, city-wide experience celebrating the capital’s diverse and influential food scene. Encompassing every corner of the city, this exciting new food festival will celebrate the dynamic London food scene and the world’s culinary capital.
With hundreds of events throughout June, featuring everything from fine dining and street food, to cafés and late-night eateries, this culinary celebration will simultaneously promote awareness around food waste and food hunger with The Felix Project the official charity partner for the festival.
“London is unquestionably the greatest eating city on earth” notes  Tom Parker Bowles, Creative Director of London Food Month. Renowned food writers Grace Dent and Tom Parker Bowles take on their roles as creative directors of the festival. Together, they will curate a full programme that will see hundreds of events take place throughout the capital during the month of June.
Chefs, restaurants, hotels, food trucks, cafés, bars and more will participate and celebrate in the best that the London food scene has to offer. In addition to this, Fay Maschler, the London Evening Standard’s longest-standing critic and much-loved
journalist, will be curating a definitive list of her 50 favourite places to eat in London in 2017.
Highlights include the Night Market, a bustling outdoor dining experience held at the iconic Perk Fields in Kensington over 12 summer nights, where you get to enjoy the delights of Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen, Le Bao, Mama’s Jerk, Muffin Man & Co, Rainbo, The Cheese Truck, Vinn Goute and many more. Starting June 7 and inspired by the global street food scene, the Night Market will feature up to 50 restaurants, food trucks, bars and live entertainment, from the iconic to the up-and-coming.
London Food Month will also include exclusive events with internationally-renowned chefs, from the impressive roster of international and British talent, during rare UK appearances.  Get ready to fire up you taste buds and experience the culinary flavours of many continents in just one month.