PHILIPPINES Why her? Not your average foodie, this French Culinary Institute-educated graduate also has a master’s degree in food policy from City, University of London. She advocates for sustainable food and public health as culinary consultant for behavioural research think-tank SCL London, and is involved with the Slow Food movement. natural habitat Eating her way around her London base, where her favourites include Gymkhana for Indian cuisine and Casa Cruz for a Friday night out. Win her heart You’d better be an altitude junkie—she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro for her 30th birthday.