British drinking tastes changing as latest figures show move away from lager
A burger in Brighton is so hot that people have to sign a legal disclaimer before eating it. And a curry in Edinburgh has hospitalised two diners. Here's a roundup of those and other extreme spicy eating challenges
A vegetarian dish that's healthy, beautiful to behold, and just delicious. By Nigel Slater
Amy Fleming: High-frequency sounds enhance the sweetness in food, while low frequencies bring out the bitterness. So could sound replace sugar? And what kind of music should restaurants play?
Who would know where to find the city’s most delicious, inexpensive meals better than the people who sell its produce? Central Market vendors give us their top 10
ChiquitaFyffes will ship 16 billion bananas a year and take a global market share of 14%, outstripping its rivals
Sue Quinn: UK sales of non-dairy alternatives have risen by 40% in the last three years, but are they any competition for the real thing?
We’ve challenged writer Zoe Williams to live out of her storecupboards and her veg box. For the next week we’ll follow her progress here – send us recipe ideas and helpful tips, or let us know how you’re doing on your own challenge
Major Spider-Man sequel plot twist apparently divulged in TV spot for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Web-Slinging Game
Station may be boon to area, but commuters just as likely to be locals heading to work elsewhere as former Londoners
The Glaswegian fish supper is a timeless classic. And Old Salty's shows why it'll be with us for years to come, says Jay Rayner
Whether you plump for pig or ox, slow-cooked cheek is one of the simplest and most delicious things you can make. But whatever you do, don't try to rush it, says Nigel Slater
Three great wines to try – two from fine-wine merchants and one from a mainstream supplier, says David Williams
While some Napa cab sav is over-oaked and over-priced, the very best examples the region has to offer stand comparison with the finest of fine wine. Hence the cost, says Fiona Beckett