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Jon Hawkins

Jon Hawkins


Jon is Foodism's editor, and a man who'll do (almost) anything and go (almost) anywhere for a dry-aged rib-eye. Ask him nicely and he'll talk for hours about the optimum martini ratio (5:1, if you're interested) – ask him even more nicely and he'll shut up about it. When he's not full of steak or gin, you'll mostly find him on his bike.

Jon Hawkins's articles

An inside look at Harrods' new Roastery and Bake Hall

The first phase in a comprehensive revamp of Harrods' famed food halls has just been completed, and there's even more to come. We explore the Knightsbridge store's impressive new offering

Coal Rooms, Peckham: restaurant review

Tucked away in the former ticket office of Peckham Rye station, Coal Rooms uses its Grade II-listed space to showcase big-flavoured, hearty cooking

Sparrow, Lewisham: restaurant review

The south-east borough of Lewisham gets a proper neighbourhood restaurant to go with its (seemingly never-ending) status as one of London's up and comers

Ormer, Mayfair | Restaurant review

Jersey fine dining gets a Mayfair makeover as Shaun Rankin brings Ormer to the understated Flemings Hotel

Restaurant review: Vineet Bhatia London, Chelsea

The Indian chef's Chelsea restaurant serves up refined, high-end Indian fusion cooking in informal surrounds

Pop-up review: Borough Plates, London Bridge

The former offices of Borough Market are a fitting spot for this sociable pop up, where products from nearby traders get the small-plates treatment

Art and craft: what goes into a craft beer brand's label?

In a fiercely competitive market, how you brand your bottle can matter almost as much as the beer inside. Here's how some of our favourite breweries do it…

Restaurant review: Palatino, Clerkenwell

This new casual joint in Clerkenwell from Stevie Parle (of Dock Kitchen, Craft London and Rotorino fame) celebrates Roman food both old and new

Restaurant review: Temple & Sons, City of London

A literal stone's throw from sister restaurant City Social, Jason Atherton's Temple & Sons brings fun and nostalgia to the Square Mile party

Dream team: the turkey farm guarded by alpacas

In a green field 40 miles west of London, a team of alpacas are helping to protect some very special turkeys. We meet the Copas family to find out more

Review: the Korean menu at Galvin at Windows, Mayfair

They may have held on to their Michelin star for the eighth year running, but the team at lofty Park Lane icon Galvin at Windows aren't playing it safe: for the month of October, they've gone Korean