Alex Ryder

Freelance Food Writer

Marketeer and blogger turned freelance food writer and travel enthusiast. Writing from wherever there's good wifi and access to coffee. Perma-hungry, short, ginger.


Gingey Bites' Beer Can Chicken - New World
Gingey Bites' Beer Can Chicken.
Bristol's 7 best street food experiences
Street food is booming in Bristol. Food blogger Alex Ryder nominates the best places to go for in the English city to get a quick and tasty hit of world cuisine has a thriving...
First Person: 'Don't be a sheep about where you eat'
In the past few years the number of places to eat at in Leicester's city centre seems to have grown exponentially. This is a good thing, right? More choice, a better night-time...
Crumbs Magazine Journal: Streets ahead: the Bristol street food scene
Alex Ryder plots the rise and rise of the grab-and-go meal Street food is a real hot topic right now, from the big London players like Dinerama and Kerb, to the Hog Stop in...
Independent local hero: the story of the Orange Tree Group
Gareth 'Pugsy' Smith (left) and Ben Hings, founders of the Orange Tree Group, photographed in 1998 If you're from the East Midlands or came to this region for university at any...
10 Awesome Places For Street Food In Bristol | Best of Bristol
With so much going on and street food markets happening all over the blimmin' shop, the choice is endless. I love the wild variation in cooking techniques and cuisines; we have...
Small Plate Speed Date in Nottingham - LeftLion
More people are eating out than ever before, as is evident from our great independent dining options, as well as the boom in chain restaurants popping up all over the city....
Brasserie Blanc in Bristol
On what has become typical for this year's 'summer' last week I found myself walking through Cabot Circus shopping centre in alternating drizzle and sunshine in search of the...
A food shop just using Bristol Pounds?
Last week I challenged myself as a newbie to Bristol, to do a food shop using JUST Bristol Pounds. This 'city specific' currency is wholly new to me and I find it fascinating....
Eating Out: An incredible Thyme with good food, cooked well and with passion
pictures by Alex Hannam A fan of new dining experiences, Alex Ryder parked herself at Thyme, a Mediterranean restaurant in a city park. While the dishes were delicious, the host...
Eating Out...Street Food in Bristol | Foodies 100
This month's Eating Out post is written by Alex who writes at the blog Gingey Bites, and is dedicated to the street food found around Bristol. Alex is a 31 year old freelance...
The 5 Best Streetfood Traders In Bristol RIGHT NOW
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The Gallimaufry - Food Review in Bristol
I can't fault the place - great atmosphere and quirky decor at an independently run operation which is just thriving with life Before I moved to Bristol around 3 months ago, I...
Gingey Bites: The Blue Bell Inn, Rothley
I love a good country pub but it's rare to find one which ticks all the boxes.
Eating Out: Our top recommendations for Mother's Day in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Looking to take your mum out this Sunday? Here's food writer Alex Ryder with her top recommendations.
Turning Pescatarian
Be our guest... Gingey Bites turns pescatarian for January.

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