About Food Heroes

Food Heroes features the best local gourmands using their genius to save us from kitchen boredom. If you are a foodie and you have an idea for a great feature, please get in touch. We’d love to hear from you!

Eye Eye The Ivy Cafe Blackheath Arrives…

Over the years we've seen many excellent cafes and restaurants open up in Greenwich and Blackheath. We've also seen many excellent cafes and restaurants, sadly close. When this happens, though there's always a frisson of excitement about what will come … [Read more...]

New Kid Al Pancino

Italian food & coffee lovers hold on to your hats - a little bird tells us that this week or maybe even today.... Al Pancino in Stockwell Street will open. Based on the old Spread Eagle restaurant site this completely refurbished Deli/Cafe and soon to … [Read more...]

Family Friendly Week 2014

It’s not always easy is it? Juggling work and family life. Its very easy after work, to pop the children in front of the TV, feed them and get on with jobs before bedtime. Family Friendly Week 2014 recognises the importance of spending quality time … [Read more...]

Ben’s Beginners Lets Cook!

Ben's Beginners, which launched this week, is a bid to get kids and families cooking together. Cooking is going back on the National Curriculum this September after a 20 year absence and the first time ever, practical cookery will be compulsory for … [Read more...]

Afternoon Tea in Greenwich

Afternoon Tea in Greenwich at the Queens House. It felt so cosmopolitan, sounded so decadent. Except it was a very English affair. The Queen's House in Greenwich for Afternoon Tea and what a fab way to while away a couple of childfree hours. Finally a … [Read more...]

Store Cupboard Saviours

We all know just how tight things are at the moment, what with the recent economical crisis and so on. Although things are slowly beginning to recover, it’s safe to say that many of us are still feeling the pinch in our wallets and bank accounts, and … [Read more...]

Zaibatsu’s the way to do it.

It is certainly not dressed the way you would expect, Zaibatsu on Trafalgar Road is one you could definitely miss. Looking more like a quiet takeaway than a highly functioning Sushi bar you would be forgiven for just walking by.   Thankfully … [Read more...]

Jamie’s recipe for success

Unless you've had your head stuck in the sand these last few months, you could not have failed to notice that Jamie Oliver was bringing his take on Italian dining to town. With his face emblazoned on the front of local papers and the brightly coloured … [Read more...]

Joris Barbaray’s Top 5 Kitchen Tips

In Food Heroes, Greenwich’s favourite foodies saves us from kitchen boredom. No more ready meals, we’re talking fresh food in minutes. Each month we’ll have a new feature and to kick us off we have Joris Barbaray, SE10’s charismatic l'Artisan, with his … [Read more...]