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.
04 May 2013 12:00 AM
Picture a little boy, so fascinated by the exotic kiwis and star fruit that his market-trader dad brought home from the Southampton docks that they sat in the fridge not eaten, just gazed at, until they rotted and had to be thrown away. Then picture a superstar chef who won't use anything that's grown more than a few miles from his Cumbria headquarters; a man who has made such humble fare as potatoes, onions and rhubarb into superstars, too.
21 April 2013 12:00 AM
Simon Rogan sprinkles a little of his magic on Manchester's Midland hotel
17 April 2013 06:52 PM
We used to have high streets and a shop for each need, then Tesco and the other big supermarkets started taking over
10 April 2013 07:08 PM
Whether its low-level concern or full-blown crisis, for Britain's young people the concept of “prospects” has never seemed so far off
03 April 2013 07:15 PM
It would be a fascinating experiment to switch off all the non-call applications of mobile phones – even just for one day
31 March 2013 12:00 AM
You don't have to be a hipster to dine at The Clove Club – just open the door (if you can)
27 March 2013 06:53 PM
In the end, it’s only the restaurant that will be hurt by naming and shaming
20 March 2013 06:41 PM
Like cooking, typing has been seen as rather “domestic” and unaspirational to those in charge of education
17 March 2013 12:00 AM
Our reviewer goes in search of a Cantonese 'greatest hits' at A Wong
14 March 2013 07:00 PM
If you like pizza like I like pizza, brace yourself. Once tried, this new stove-top oven will become the subject of your dreams and desires. You will rationalise the price (£360), you will invent reasons to knead dough, you will forgo your precious kitchen worktop to create a display space. The Chadwick Oven is sexy.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
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- 2 Friends 20th anniversary: Alison Jackson photographs reunited cast
- 3 Friends 20th anniversary: The highs and lows of the cast's careers since 2004
- 4 The response to my Pizza Express review has been overwhelming, and taught me a lot about journalism
- 5 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned into a PR disaster