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.

Yo ho ho and a bottle of finest, oak-aged kill-devill
By Nina Caplan - 14 February 8:01

Nina Caplan's drink column.

New Statesman
Maker’s Mark to dilute due to shortage crisis
By Charlotte Simmonds - 12 February 17:02

As the bourbon’s popularity rises abroad, it waters down at home.

A little girl licking a spoon after stirring the cake mixture.
You can’t teach your granny to use a sous-vide
By Felicity Cloake - 07 February 11:11

Sometimes the oldest kitchen inventions are the best.

The Spudulike experience had a refreshing honesty about it.
You say potato, I say spud, but the teenager sticks with pizza
By Will Self - 07 February 11:05

Will Self's "Real Meals" column.

The sun sets over a vineyard in Spata, in the Nemee valley west of Athens
Drink the grapes of Greece for a taste of summer
By Nina Caplan - 24 January 8:30

The promise of heat.

Baguettes
Will Self's Real Meals: Petrol station chicken at Pain Quotidien
By Will Self - 24 January 8:30

The shtick at LPQ is a cod-rustic vibe cultivated with cold-hearted commercialism.

A trip to the ballet is a battle with boredom for the boys
By Nicholas Lezard - 17 January 8:30

Nicholas Lezard's "Down and Out" column.

Doughnuts, yes, but not as you know them
From pickles to popcorn shrimp, the tastes of 2013
By Felicity Cloake - 17 January 8:30

The food to look out for this year.

New Statesman
Why don't we eat horse?
By Charlotte Simmonds - 16 January 16:47

The Italians do it. So why don’t we? Embrace the horsemeat with these simple recipes.

Northampton schoolboy William Albert Tuckley raises a dumb-bell
My exercise is limited to bottle-opening; it’s safer that way
By Nicholas Lezard - 03 January 6:35

Nicholas Lezard's "Down and Out in London" column.

Shake things up this Christmas: go pagan
By Nina Caplan - 23 December 8:08

Here's to a well-fortified Christmas.

In praise of the traditional Christmas dinner
By Felicity Cloake - 13 December 7:52

Rib of beef or baked turbot? Noel way.

Bottles of champagne on display
Just don’t call it champagne, sweetie
By Nina Caplan - 06 December 7:58

How to make your festivities effervesce slightly more cost-efficiently.

The Zizzi restaurant in Greenwich, London
I am home, I sigh, with the great, lumpy British bourgeoisie
By Will Self - 06 December 7:54

Will Self's "Real Meals" column.

Pensioners in Blackpool
Feeling squeezed in the sandwiched generation
By Gina Allum - 06 December 5:46

The losers in the generation game have to play the grown-up and care for elderly parents.

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