Can free school meals revive the Lib Dems?

The party’s £1bn policy allows all pupils in all infant classes to get a daily hot meal. Nick Clegg took a lot of flak when it was announced – but how is it working out? Jay Rayner joins him in the school dinner queue

The welcome return of wine bars

David Williams: Wine bars were big in the 80s and now they’re back – with not so much Sade, and a whole lot more good wine

TED restaurant: review

TED’s dishes may be eclectic and extremely tasty, but its sustainability claims raise questions, says Jay Rayner

Making plant taxonomy freely accessible

GrrlScientist: This lovely video describes important work of Kew Botanical Gardens to publicly share taxonomic information about the monocots online and in one place for the first time.