Foodie

A Guide to Porto and the Douro Valley

Zahra Razavi | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Porto's historic city centre has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and for good reason. Undoubtedly, one of the best things you can get up to during a stay in Porto is simply to wander and wonder; to engage in the well-established art of flânerie - to walk around idly and aimlessly. Here are some things to look out for on your strolls around the city.

If Only it Was Handed to Me on a Plate

Nathalie Gordon | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nathalie Gordon

When did civilisation come to believe that plates were just so passé? How have restaurateurs not realised that despite great 'props' to make their meals more hipster and instagramable, they don't actually make the food better, just more high maintenance.

Salted Caramel Millionaire Shortbread

Sam Stern | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Stern

Now this is a proper indulgence- beautiful crumbling shortbread, a rich fudgy filling with a mouth watering salted caramel chocolate topping. Let me first make a disclaimer- do not make a tray of these and eat them all yourself, dreadful things would happen.

Are You Stuck In A Lunch Rut?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Alright, 'fess up. Are you having the same lunch that you've had almost every single day for the past year? If you are, you're by no means in a mino...

Foods That Brits Can't Stomach

PA | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Oysters, liver and anchovies have topped a list of foods deemed unpalatable by British adults. Almost half the population (47%) said oysters were a...

A Taste of Montreal

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Bhattay

As you might expect, Mile End presents a far more interesting and eclectic shopping experience than Montreal's central shopping area in Downtown. L'Arterie on Bernard W. houses vintage apparel, shoes and accessories as well as creations from local designers in this neat little shop.

Eat Your Words: The Dangers of Foodie Culture

Philip Dundas | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Philip Dundas

According to a new book, a little enthusiasm can be a dangerous thing. The recently published You Aren't What You Eat: Fed Up With Gastroculture by Steven Poole throws more than a lively squib at the foodie world.

And The Winner Of The UK's Best Restaurant Is....

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

In recession-hit times, UK restaurants need all the help they can get -- especially a top 10 ranking from foodie bible The Good Food Guide. Chef Si...

Eat the World at Global Feast, London2012 Olympic Dining Experience

Rupert Parker | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Even though I live only 5 miles from the Olympic Park, so far I've been determined to ignore the whole spectacle and bask in the sun in my garden with a glass of cold beer. However, as a confirmed foodie, I can't ignore the fact that some of Britain's top supper clubs, along with a few gourmet chefs, are staging a fantastic banqueting experience which changes every night during London2012.