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Jimi Famurewa

Jimi Famurewa is the Evening Standard's chief restaurant critic


Solve the WFH lunch puzzle with inspiration from the office classics

Answer the burdensome ‘what’s for lunch?’ question with a little reminder of office life

Food + Drink

Pep in your step — walktails are just the tonic for lockdown rambles

We live in a golden age of upmarket off-licences and portable cocktails, says Jimi Famurewa


The slice is right: Jimi Famurewa on the hunt for London’s best pizza

While waiting uncertainly for restaurants to return, Jimi Famurewa finds comfort on a pizza pilgrimage

Food + Drink

Jimi Famurewa: Mum’s food parcels were this year’s comforting constant

From briquette-scented summer nights to the bundled-up depths of a bleak winter, Jimi Famurewa’s mum has been there, bringing the family closer with her doorstop deliveries


Jimi Famurewa on Caribe': Effortless facilitator of uncommon happiness

Hidden away in south London, Caribe’ is a vital ray of tropical sunshine, finds Jimi Famurewa


Jimi Famurewa reviews Eldr at Pantechnicon: Mad ambition comforts

Jimi Famurewa soaks up the grandeur of Belgravia gastrodome Eldr at Pantechnicon


Jimi Famurewa reviews The Dairy Bermondsey: It blazes with confidence

Views aside, The Dairy Bermondsey’s radical new home is an absolute delight, says Jimi Famurewa

ES Magazine

Why Pa Salieu is the rapper to have on your radar

And what a life it has already been: at 23, Pa Salieu has worked with the likes of FKA twigs, found himself all over the radio… and survived being shot in the head. Jimi Famurewa meets the most exciting, inventive and original rapper to come out of the UK in a long, long time


Jimi Famurewa reviews Towpath Café: 'A slender miracle of atmosphere'

Jimi Famurewa finds magic among the melee of joggers and cyclists at Hackney’s Towpath Café