Molly has spent most of her life finishing one meal only to think about the next one, so it's fitting that she has made a career out of writing about food. She lets being a Kiwi take up far too much of her personality and it took her more time than she cares to admit to find a photo of herself without a wine glass in hand.
This year saw a multitude of new restaurants cropping up around London, but which ones managed to cut through the noise? The Foodism team choose their favourites, and consult some chefs for their picks, too
The journalist and author speaks to Molly Codyre about her journey into food, showing love through cooking and the gendered reality of cookbook writing
Famously one of the few restaurants frequented by the late Queen Elizabeth II, Bellamy's eschews snobbery in favour of a welcoming and warm presence, an attitude that has kept it going for 18 years
Sitting at a bar counter on your own is a time-honoured tradition, and when it's with that most salacious and saline of cocktails, all the better, says Molly
The chef and founder of Shwen Shwen speaks about the food of Sierra Leone, cooking through homesickness and the importance of centring women in conversations around African food
Jules Pearson is responsible for designing restaurant and bar concepts around the globe with hospitality group Ennismore. Molly Codyre speaks to her about travelling the world, juggling over 350 spaces and the importance of women in the workplace
After a wonderful week in the Philippines, Molly attempts to quell her post-trip nostalgia by sniffing out the best Filipino food in London
The Ritz is such an impactful destination that it has forever changed our vocabulary. How do you cook food that stands up to a place with so much history, in one of the city's most glorious dining rooms?
This week, Molly ruminates on the value of great restaurant service, and ponders her predilection towards people-pleasing with waiting staff in a hard time for the hospitality industry
For decades, SeeWoo has provided necessary produce and ingredients to Chinese restaurants and consumers around the UK. After taking over the business from her father, Lucy Mitchell is helping this indispensable food store become bigger and better than ever
Take part in the storied Mexican celebration with these recipe pairings from Michelin-starred KOL restaurant and their downstairs mezcal bar
The newest allium to hit the foraging hype-train, the three-cornered leek is a great addition to your cooking repertoire. We chat to chefs and foragers on where to find them and how to use them
Following the relaunch of Escapism magazine, Molly looks back at holiday meals past and builds her perfect meal, Mr Worldwide-style
The iconic jade-green tote bags, the cult-favourite smoked salmon – Panzer's Deli is a local institution that's deeply entrenched in the St John's Wood community
From the stoves of NOPI to the Ottolenghi Test Kitchen and then her own thriving solo career, Ixta Belfrage is the new name in cooking you need to know
As the bivalves come back into season, Molly Codyre chats to chefs about what makes native oysters so great and how to best eat them
On a trip to mix with the globe's foremost bartenders at the World's 50 Best Bars awards in Barcelona, Molly is reminded of London's giant cultural footprint in the global drinks-making scene
The winemaker speaks about her journey into winemaking, being a woman in a male-dominated industry and the exciting English wine industry
Champagne Telmont is a producer recognising its power to create environmental change through work on the vineyard. Molly Codyre heads for a close look at this newly reborn and progressive maison
As the capital embraces main meals and set menus, Molly Codyre asks: is the small plates wine bar's hold over London dining finally coming to an end?