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.
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
12 May 2013 12:00 AM
What could go wrong with a restaurant dedicated to the humble potato, asks Lisa Markwell.
08 May 2013 06:39 PM
The bottom line is that workers who have families will always feel conflicted
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.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby of them all could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales