State ‘calorie caps’? An idea that leaves a sour taste

In this era of state-enforced skinniness, scoffing dirty burgers is an act of rebellion.

I love Advent – it’s the gentle waltz to Christmas excess

You owe it to your liver to prepare it for the onslaught to come

Ignore the killjoys waging war on sugar

Scoffing cake and sweets is now talked about in the way that glue-sniffing was when I was a kid

Even tea drinking is cultural appropriation now. Oh mea cuppa…

But pop, art, literature and food are all better when they borrow from other cultures

How dare they ban our life-enhancing lunchtime drinks?

Lunch in these dull times is all about smashed avocado rather than just getting smashed

Have a very Happy Excessmas

Eat, drink and be merry just to spite the health puritans

Ethical eating should replace gluttony as one of the seven deadly sins

Because it isn’t about changing the world – it’s about bigging up one’s moral status

To drink a beer called ‘Maple Bacon Coffee Porter’ is to say: ‘I’m better than you’

How fussy fans of ‘artisan’ brewing brought hipster snobbery to the everyman world of beer-drinking