About

So many mobile traders, itinerant hawkers, well-oiled festival trailers and regular market pitches all over Britain – and now, at last, a place for them all to come together. eat.st is all about driving British street food forward and it seeks to act as a hub for this relentlessly defiant industry: the old school, the new wave and all those great characters taking part in this edible street theatre that is as old as time itself.

4 Responses to “About”

  1. Danny August 13, 2010 at 8:51 am #

    Hey just found your site and I love it! I think it’s great that so much is happening with British Street Food at the moment. I’m in Korea at the now but planning on getting VERY involved when I get back!

  2. playtimes September 13, 2011 at 3:16 pm #

    Need some advice guys. I am doing community based work in the mile End area and have been asked by locals to look into setting up a regular street food event in Mile End park.
    how would i go about doing that?

  3. Kelly Rodgers November 16, 2011 at 1:58 am #

    Hi there! This might not be the right place for this comment, but I couldn’t figure out where else to put it. You might be interested in how street food has transformed urban spaces in Portland, Oregon….. recently ranked as #1 in street food by US News and CNN Travel (of course, US news sources, so take it with a grain of salt). FoodCartsPortland.com is a great blog to get the scoop on the carts, and my book Cartopia: Portland’s Food Cart Revolution chronicles the history and revolution of the carts (http://portlandfoodcartsbook.com/).

    • eat.st. November 17, 2011 at 8:32 pm #

      Hi Kelly, great to hear from you – love what you’ve done in Portland and have checked out Cartopia in my urban studies research. If London could grab a bit of Portland’s progressiveness we’d really be cooking with gas. Stay in touch!

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