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. During the two years that she has been editor, The Independent on Sunday has won the Newspaper award for Weekend Newspaper of the Year, and the Press Award for Front Page of the Year. She is an enthusiastic foodie who writes restaurant reviews for the New Review supplement, is the mother of two teenagers and drives an electric car.
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.
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France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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