• Borough Market at closing time, and as the tourists snap their final Instagram and the locals grab the last of the summer stone fruit, volunteers from food collection charity Plan Zheroes are already moving in. The traders...

  • THE Square Mile has never been short a decent steak. That much was true back in the 1850s when around 220,000 head of cattle were herded into Smithfield Market every year to be slaughtered on site, sending rivulets of blood running...

  • Britain is a nation of craft beer drinkers. That much became clear when figures released last year found the number of craft breweries in the UK had jumped to 1,700; a 65% increase on 2011, more per capita than any other nation in the...

  • A summer spent eating and drinking your way through every roadside stall on Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula is something of a double edged sword when you are asked to compare it to a Mexican restaurant chain in central London. The former ignites memories of fresh flour tortillas...

  • THE modern workplace has undergone a transformation over the last decade, from hot-desking and flexi-time to lunchtime yoga and ping pong in the boardroom. But if you’re sitting in yet another lunch meeting staring at the same-old tray of stale Danishes and egg and cress...

  • It's a long way from the Seychelles to St Katharine Docks. Nobody knows that better than Neil Wager who, having sharpened his chef’s knives at four of the top 10 private island destinations in the world, has carved himself the enviable title of ‘luxury private...

  • The next best thing to nabbing a spot on a superyacht this summer is positioning yourself with a good view of one. And while the rest of Europe is off ogling marinas up and down the Mediterranean, those stuck in London will have to be...

  • Leadenhall Market on a mild Friday evening and despite earnest talk of “big fishes” from the bankers and brokers clutching pints at the Lamb Tavern, the seaside couldn’t feel further away. That is, of course, until the waiter at

  • There was a time, long before Cronuts, when “fusion cuisine” was not the buzzword of big city dining, but simply a product of migration. The Bangladeshis arrived in Britain and came up with chicken tikka masala, the California roll came about after a Japanese chef...

  • SHOULD your diet be high-fat or low-fat? Low-carbohydrate or low-sugar? Atkins or Paleo? Carnivore or vegetarian? We know more now than ever before about how the food we eat affects our bodies, and yet all this extra knowledge seems to be throwing up more questions...