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.
Restaurant review: South Street Pantry - 'family friendly' doesn't have to mean bland and overpriced
22 September 2013 12:00 AM
Lisa Markwell visits The Cape in Beaconsfield and the South Street Pantry in Bishop's Stortford and finds that - although they both feature jaunty bunting, mismatched furniture and a counter laden with cakes - there the similarity ends
08 September 2013 12:00 AM
Pitt Cue Co, John Salt… now Neil Rankin is setting the world on fire at his own place, says Lisa Markwell
25 August 2013 12:00 AM
Can Mark Sargeant command attention at an already bustling King's Cross, asks Lisa Markwell
28 July 2013 12:00 AM
Chef might be too busy to pop over, but his food rules, says Lisa Markwell.
20 July 2013 07:00 PM
Bring home the bacon ... and the sausages, kebabs and badger ham
14 July 2013 12:00 AM
The food is as authentic as it is comforting at old-school Italian Acciuga, says Lisa Markwel.
30 June 2013 12:00 AM
Lisa Markwell finds a new vegetable nirvana behind an old transport hub.
29 May 2013 06:02 PM
In New York, there are strict regulations about rental accommodation and the airbnb folk are running unique, good value, but ostensibly “illegal" hotels
26 May 2013 12:00 AM
Lisa Markwell checks out Jamie Oliver’s reinvention of the classic diner.
14 May 2013 07:10 PM
The step she took goes beyond altruism. She has made it all right to be a strong, powerful, beautiful woman without breasts
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 1 Game of Thrones author George RR Martin says 'f*** you' to fans who fear he will die before finishing Westeros saga
- 2 Question Time's 'passionate highlander' is the William Wallace of the Better Together campaign
- 3 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1
- 4 Tony Abbott embarrasses Australia by praising Japanese WWII military, ‘getting on the sake’ and posing for ‘crotch-shot’ photo opportunity
- 5 The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week