Samuel Muston is deputy editor & food editor of The Independent Magazine. He also writes a weekly food column
28 November 2014 12:00 AM
Anyone who goes to the trouble of getting out a calculator to work out exactly how much they owe usually forgets to add the service
27 November 2014 04:48 PM
From Tanqueray gin to Prestat florentines, we've got the gifts to keep foodies full and content this Christmas
Chef Neil Rankin makes some cracking eggs and is set to open a new London restaurant dedicated to his speciality
06 November 2014 06:24 PM
The eat cleaver man known as the 'egg pervert' is to open Bad Egg
30 October 2014 10:00 PM
Food, or the way we relate to it, is making us anxious, says Samuel Muston
23 October 2014 10:50 PM
A wailing, misbehaving child is annoying; a wailing, misbehaving adult is positively nauseating
16 October 2014 11:00 PM
The celebrated St James's restaurant has had a £3m refurbishment
18 September 2014 10:00 PM
The vogue for making use of that bit of papery real estate on a bottle began in 1945
12 September 2014 12:00 AM
Until two weeks ago, my relationship with sake had not been what you'd call satisfactory. My abiding memory of it comes from about eight years ago. I was 18, and my friend and I decided to put the five-year-old bottle we had found in his parents' house – given by an inexplicable Japanese exchange student (inexplicable because no one in his family went to Japan in return) – into a microwave.
05 September 2014 12:00 AM
Until two weeks ago, my attention had not been overly troubled by oyster pebbles. It's just, well, they had never really come up. Why would they, I mean? A bowl full of pebbles, in which is hidden a tiny, pebble-like meringue filled with an oyster cream of remarkable sharpness, isn't something that is often served in the Muston household. But now I look upon them with a favour previously reserved for close family members.
28 August 2014 10:00 PM
Ah, Krug & Krustacean! A match made in alliterative heaven. Well, maybe not.
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
Sarah Vine criticises lesbian mother Jack Monroe: 'If she was unsure about her sexuality, she should have taken greater precautions'
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