Category Archives: food fashion

On eating alone

“Champagne please.” “We have prosecco?” “Champagne, thanks.” Eating alone, if it has to happen, is best celebrated. Copious amounts of …

Historic food trend hits

Sometimes a food wave can sneak up on you like a gentle north coast Cornish rip tide, pulling you under …

Breaking news: farmers’ markets

A Francis Bacon painting, bleeding, ambiguous. Flesh, raw, real. Heads, livers, tongues hung in rows. Silver flapping fish, translucent tiny …

Enough blooming flowers

The British media is like an excited labrador with a sock in its mouth right now. The Italians would just …

The faggot and the puttana

After the first meeting of the “star-crossed lovers” whose fate is writ large in the sky, Juliet ruminates on Romeo’s …