Chef Bites Back: Jay Rayner

Jay Rayner gets sliced and diced by our anonymous restaurateur.

Exit, Pursued by a Bear

In the wake of London's post-pandemic reopening, our insider pondered the future of the necrotic British theatre industry.

The State of Nature

A classic treatise against men writing about the natural world.

Food Fight

Over the past few years, food media has become a fractious place.

Chef Bites Back: Marina O’Loughlin

Five stars on the house for the Sunday Times' anonymous critic!


Do good novelists have to write good novels?

Mild Swimming

Reporting live on Photogenica Moneyshire, last seen at Highgate Ponds.

Conversations with Friends about Sally Rooney

An epistolary inquiry into the zeitgeist, the novels, the publishers and me.

Chef Bites Back: Giles Coren

Food critics love to dish it out – and make a tidy sum doing so – but no one puts them under the spotlight. Until now.

English Lit. Canon and their Current Views on Brexit

Daniel Defoe photoshops Marina Hyde articles, and Chaucer just has a bizarre obsession with Anna Soubry.