Opinion

Here’s another hidden gem…

Lack of knowledge? Laziness? Gross stupidity? Something must explain why the city centre’s chain eateries are packed with people gorging on desperately awful mass-produced…

Knocked for six by Elegant Eats

Congratulations to Edgbaston Stadium on their first Elegant Eats – a series of pop-ups at which they showcase the talent of the cricket ground’s…

Noble Rot: simple excellence

Here’s an homage to great wine and simple food. And to the happy marriage of these two bedfellows Wines that are more interesting and…

Cherish your spuds, chefs

The spud, staple stodge of our diets for centuries, seems to have become about as fashionable as an evening spent listening to Val Doonican’s…

Hamming it up with groats

So you’ve got a fridge with leftover glazed ham, some carrots, celery, leeks and a basin of the sweetly-spiced liquor in which the meat…

Dark Horse: It’s smokin’

The Americanisation of Britain is a deplorable thing, its worst manifestation being the inability of any teenage girl to construct a sentence that does…