Food Stories: West

Performances dedicated to food, family, recipes, and the stories that link them together. Produced together with Piece of Cake, this event took place on July 18th as part of the InTransit Festival of Arts.

What happens when you mix savoury storytelling and nectarous nosh with a splash of schnapps? A day of performances dedicated to food, family, recipes and the stories that link them together.

Food Stories: West popped up at Road Food in Portobello Market and was joined by many hungry for stories and food. Raconteurs include the famous and the infamous, all shared stories about food, family or something that connected the two, whilst giving out delicious treats and surprises throughout the day.


Our story-tellers

The Argentinian Pizza Supper Club is a Pop-Up Eat & Meet that takes place on Saturdays evenings. It’s founder, Oli, is a chef and musician and will be working his magic.

Biscuiteers make delicious bespoke biscuits that are almost too good to eat.

Book and Kitchen is a bookshop with a small café situated on All Saints Road that combines the literary and culinary in a fresh and modern setting.

Darjeeling Express produce Indian Supperclubs & Events with family recipes that go back four generations.

The idea for Eddies Chilli Jam was born in the 1960s combining when the flavours of traditional West Indian foods with very British sweet jam.

Edible Stories bring stories to life through unique, provocative and immersive edible experiences. Their curated and themed dining experiences take favourite written stories and bring them to life through the use of food.

La Cav a Fromage – a West London food gem offering wonderful cheeses working with the top UK restaurants and artisans.

Produced by Piece of Cake and Soapbox & Sons |

Hand-lettering by Oli Frape |

Photograohy by Gunwoo Kim

This event has been inspired by Beyond Bubbie, an interactive community cookbook.