Lisa Markwell

Lisa Markwell is the editor of The Independent on Sunday. She was previously executive editor of The Independent, i and The Independent on Sunday and has edited the features pages, and both the Saturday and Sunday supplements. She writes comment pieces for the papers and restaurant reviews for the New Review. Lisa has worked across a variety of newspapers and magazines and can now tick off every publication cycle from daily to quarterly. She is an enthusiastic foodie, mother of two teenagers and drives an electric car. She is writing a book about adoption.

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The Pedant in the Kitchen, By Julian Barnes

The recipe for clarified meaning

The Ledbury, 127 Ledbury Road, London W11

What is there left to say about the restaurant everyone's been talking about for the past couple of years?

Jennifer Aniston's singleton status was badly misjudged by Hello

Lisa Markwell: Hello, just where do you think you are going?

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Lisa Markwell: Hello, where on earth are you going?

Why wait a week for some anodyne photos and an insipid Q&A?

Duck & Waffle, 40th Floor, Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2

Can the food match the views at the vertigo-inducing Duck & Waffle?

Lisa Markwell: Forget Clegg's tax idea – let's get the rich into philanthropy

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Lisa Markwell: Waiting game that's a new experience for children

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Feng Sushi, 280 West End Lane, London NW6

Some sushi bars offer a raw deal portion-wise – but not the crowd-pleasing Feng Sushi

Lisa Markwell: When the great outdoors doesn't look so great

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Lisa Markwell eats live ants, one of the dishes served during 'A Taste of Noma' at Claridge's hotel in London

World's best restaurant comes to town... and it's serving ants

As René Redzepi, chef at the famed Noma in Denmark, brings experimental cuisine to Claridge's, Lisa Markwell takes a seat at the top table

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