Wine & Food

Brexit: what your drink says about your politics

If you are ever in doubt about a person’s europhilia or euroscepticism, look no further than the drink in their hand

6 Feb 2019

The Seasonal Cook: cavolo nero, fennel & chickpea soup

Winter soup doesn’t have to be bland: an injection of Italian flavours can transform it from a staple into something superlative

Recipe: Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

Vintage Chef: bake a cake that packs a punch with rhubarb flavours and a burst of colour

Dry January is over: here’s what to drink

The cold snap provides ample opportunity for brandy and port while clichéd cocktails are set to make a comeback

30 Jan 2019

Mountain-top dining: the best high-altitude restaurants

From Courchevel to Canada’s Whistler and Japan’s Niseko: how to dine in style with the mountains at your window

23 Jan 2019

Musso and Frank: Charlie Chaplin’s old Hollywood haunt

The favourite Hollywood restaurant of Charlie Chaplin and Steve McQueen retains its old-school charm

22 Jan 2019

The Seasonal Cook recipe: Borlotti beans & artichoke

A winter dish that rejuvenates the artichoke with Italian flavours

20 Jan 2019

Rome Food Map: where and how to eat in the Italian capital

From lunches and pitstops to aperitivi and markets – how and where the Romans eat

17 Jan 2019

London’s best hot chocolates

From ruby chocolate to a rum infusion, escape the cold and wave goodbye to January blues with one of London’s finest hot chocolates

15 Jan 2019

New York Food Map: where to eat in the Big Apple

Chef Marcus Samuelsson shares his top tips for under-the-radar eateries in NYC

8 Jan 2019

The Seasonal Cook: Blood orange, radicchio and ricotta salad

Our new Seasonal Cook Clementine Hain-Cole shares a winter salad that will set the taste buds zinging

Recipe: Christmas cake

Festive fruit cake done properly

Five special cheeses for Christmas

Go for something more exciting than your usual stilton and cheddar

A vegan Christmas dinner done properly

How to rustle up a delicious, meat-free meal on Christmas Day

5 Dec 2018

The best restaurants in Shoreditch

Head east for some of the capital’s finest places to eat

30 Nov 2018

A triumph from the Dolomites

The best Super Tuscan that’s not from Tuscany

28 Nov 2018

For festive drinking, choose Christmas spirits

December is a great time of the year to rebel against what Kingsley Amis called ‘the tyranny of wine’

28 Nov 2018

The best craft gins to buy

Britain’s favourite spirit comes in many fine forms

28 Nov 2018

London’s 10 best bars for winter

From a champagne terrace to a Belle Époque-inspired rooftop

26 Nov 2018

Recipe: Bread & Butter Pudding

An extravagantly rich version of the all-time classic pudding

Christmas sandwiches 2018: the best and worst

This year’s festive offerings tasted and rated

19 Nov 2018

Recipe: Mackerel Pâté

A delicious supper, snack or starter that takes no time at all to whizz up

A taste of Ireland by train

Quality Irish produce is at the heart of this grand tour of the Emerald Isle

15 Nov 2018

Recipe: Seed Cake

Strongly-flavoured cakes are out of fashion, but this old classic deserves to be rediscovered

Thanksgiving 2018: Where to celebrate in London

The capital’s finest all-American feasts for November 22

Simpson’s in the Strand: spruced up and still special

A year on from its refurbishment, Simpson’s remains one of the London’s must-visit restaurants

5 Nov 2018