Recline with wine.
We search in vain for a message on the bottle
By Nina Caplan - 15 August 6:30

The uselessness of wine labels.

"If you want flavour, stop at home": Will Self eats fish and chips at Harry Ramsdens
By Will Self - 04 August 9:32

There’s not a sole in this plaice who could prove old Harry made cod claims.

The Great British seaside reinvention
By Felicity Cloake - 16 July 8:18

It’s all very well getting misty-eyed about steamy-windowed seaside caffs serving up crab sandwiches and pots of tea but the reality is that the crab was always tinned and the teapot always leaked.

These days I always get the urge to herbal
By Nina Caplan - 04 July 8:43

I can’t remember the first time I enjoyed Campari but I’ve a clear recollection of the second. . .

Will Self visits the Slug & Lettuce
By Will Self - 04 July 8:31

A mollusc, a salad leaf and an unstoppable trail of mish-mash, bish-bosh nosh.

A jewel set in a samphire sea
By Felicity Cloake - 27 June 9:07

This succulent, almost absurdly green vegetable found in great clumps on Britain’s many salt marshes is well worth tracking down.

Dinner parties: from chocolate logs to kitchen suppers
By Felicity Cloake - 06 June 10:35

Feeding people is still the supreme symbol of hospitality.

In the beginning, supposedly, was the word
By Nina Caplan - 28 May 9:50

But surely the grape arrived first?

Our big fat fear
By Felicity Cloake - 23 May 8:37

As our waistlines have grown, so has our collective prejudice against the overweight. How should we handle the obesity epidemic?

Foraging wild garlic is the way forward this spring.
Never mind the pre-summer "hungry gap" – a little wild garlic will fill the void
By Felicity Cloake - 14 May 10:11

It's a tough life being a foodie, but fear not - a sumptuous delicacy awaits in our still damp woodlands between April and June.

Not for all the wine in China
By Nina Caplan - 02 May 9:50

On the Chinese wine market.

Living off the fat of the land
By Michael Brooks - 02 May 7:30

Get mothers overeating during pregnancy and you stand to gain customers as soon as they are born.

Why horse meat leaves a bad taste in the mouth
By Felicity Cloake - 25 April 7:49

Scoffing at neighbours who discovered that the value “beef burgers” they bought at the supermarket had horse in them won’t make life any better for those of us who are better off.

Know your Bastardo from your blistering barnacles
By Nina Caplan - 27 March 17:51

Wine is not simple; its pleasures are as various as some of its components’ names.

Isn’t it Byronic?
By Will Self - 26 March 15:04

An afternoon of overpriced burgers among the iPeople is not half bad.

New Statesman
Squeezed Middle: Getting caffeinated for cash
By Alice O'Keeffe - 21 March 9:20

Entering “babyccino” denial.

Some corking alternatives to the Irish stew’n’mash
By Felicity Cloake - 20 March 9:13

Some traditions are just too sacred to mess with, though.

The value of spending more time in the buff
By Nina Caplan - 07 March 11:53

Don't be afraid of the wine experts.

Losing Lorelei
By Yo Zushi - 07 March 5:10

Closing night at a Soho institution.

An Aberdeenshire piggery
Meat market: the risks of our corrupt global food chain
By Colin Tudge - 28 February 9:49

Colin Tudge says we may discover that horse-flavoured “beefburgers” were a scam — but far more dangerous are the big health threats posed by intensive farming. He urges us to take matters into our hands.

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