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 Harwood Arms, restaurant review: It looks and sounds like a pub - but this Michelin-starred place is several cuts above

Walham Grove, London SW6, tel: 020 7386 1847. £130 for two, with wine

The Art House's colourful hallway

The Art House, East Sussex: B&B and beyond

The creative decor and personal touch at this converted terrace make for a charming seaside stay, says Lisa Markwell

Pizza Pilgrims, restaurant review: How to prepare for a 150km bike ride? Load up on carbs

Pizza Pilgrims, 11 Kingly Street, London W1, tel: 020 7287 2200

Carnival cruise in the Caribbean: An ideal family holiday

A mega-ship might not be the best way to experience the Caribbean, but it offers the ideal holiday, with a photogenic background

Taste The World, restaurant review: A tasting menu at Womad? Festival food is moving on...

Womad Festival, Wiltshire, £50 a head, not including drinks

Lots of heat in these kitchens: The best new cookbooks reviewed

Lisa Markwell tries the hottest new books from some of our best chefs and food writers

Yashin Ocean House, restaurant review: Take the bait of Japanese 'head-to-tail' fish

117-119 Old Brompton Road, London SW7, tel: 020 7373 3990

The Palomar, restaurant review: 'Good food for greedy folks – get involved!’

The Palomar, 34 Rupert Street, London W1, tel: 020 7439 8777. £82 for two, with wine

64 Degrees, restaurant review: Small plates, big ideas at Michael Bremner's Brighton venture

64 Degrees, 53 Meeting House Lane, Brighton Tel: 01273 770 115

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