James Hansen

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Emmanuel College, University Of Cambridge
Food In Pop Culture, Restaurant Guides, Specialty Coffee
  • James has developed a recipe for the London dining institution St. John.
  • In 2021, James's report on cookbook plagiarism for Eater London was featured in the New York Times.
  • James has written coffee guides across London and Europe and previously competed in the U.K. Barista Championship.


James is a writer and editor specialising in food and culture based in London, England. He was the associate editor at Eater London for five years, as well as a frequent contributor to Eater.com, with a focus on food in pop culture, cookbooks, and profiles. His work has appeared in Bon Appétit, Taste, Roads & Kingdoms, and The Guardian, and he was nominated for a national Fresh Voices in Food Writing award in 2018.


James has a first class bachelor's degree in English from Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge.
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