"I always expect great things from Coren: he's personable, clever, funny, decent and charming, and he has a natural ease for television...” – A.A. Gill, The Sunday Times
Giles Coren has been the restaurant critic for The (London) Times for over twelve years. Prior to that, he was restaurant critic for The Independent on Sunday and Tatler. In 2005, he was named Food and Drink Writer of the Year, published his first (and last) novel, Winkler, and began presenting The F-Word on Channel 4 with Gordon Ramsay. Additional television appearances include Animal Farm (Channel 4), a documentary series on biotechnology in the food chain, Tax the Fat (BBC2), a polemical film about the obesity crisis, and three series of The Supersizers Go… with Sue Perkins (BBC2). He also served as host for a historical tour of English food and its impact on the landscape, Our Food, and the Christmas special, The Twelve Drinks of Christmas, both for BBC2.
He is the author of Anger Management for Beginners (2010) and the bestseller How To Eat Out (2012). He lives in North London with his wife, writer Esther Walker and their two children.