Samuel Muston

Samuel Muston is deputy editor & food editor of The Independent Magazine. He also writes a weekly food column

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Hole in one: bagels, along with English muffins, are a breakfast staple in New York

A freshly-cooked bagel is good for the soul

Samuel Muston makes a pilgrimage to Beigel Bake in London each week

At Art Basel Miami Beach, the most impressive piece of artistry is getting on the evening's guest list

During the first week in December, art doesn't so much distract Miami as swallow it and South Beach is the focus of an extraordinary, week-long binge of parties, dinners, and receptions. Samuel Muston joins the queue

The joys and perils of 24-hour room service

At night-time, the possession of a serviced room is nigh on disastrous, as Samuel Muston recalls

Do not disturb: solo dining can be a joy

The blissful silence of a peaceful meal for one

Amsterdam's "individual dining concept" restaurant, Eenmaal, will pop up in London's Soho to "encourage Brits to reclaim their lunch breaks and enjoy fresh cuisine, with a side order of 'temporary disconnection'"

Oatcakes were the original fast food

On the Menu: Cooking a Staffordshire oatcake for breakfast is one of life's pleasures

Esquire magazine has declared High Lane Oatcakes as the eighth best place in the kingdom to have breakfast

The best men's moisturisers: Help keep the signs of your month-long hangover at bay

The weather outside is frightful and yes the fire is so delightful – and, quite frankly, that ain't always the best news for your skin. The icy winds outside and the warm gusts of central heating inside contrive to dry sensitive skin as if it were a festive turkey.

Greed is good: Michael Douglas (right) as Gordon Gecko

Gluttony may be the only way to beat this grey, grim month

The most pernicious initiative in the past decade is a dry-healthy-gym-bound January

Top table: the beautiful dining room at Skye Gyngell’s Spring

The best, worst, and weirdest culinary happenings of 2014: A year when 'metropolitan affectation' had a sweet ending

"Artisan toast" popped up, Skye Gyngell returned with London's most beautiful dining room and Iron Bru became a worrying trend in cocktails...

Meal high club: Lorraine Pascale is leading a revolution in airline food

Virgin Atlantic have enlisted the cookbook writer to spruce up their menu

Christmas 2014: 10 best men's grooming gifts

From body balm to eau de toilette, these are the gifts to give the well-manicured man in your life

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Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
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China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
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The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
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Bread from heaven

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How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power
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The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

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Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
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Vince Cable exclusive interview

Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

It's time for my close-up

Meet the man who films great whites for a living
Increasing numbers of homeless people in America keep their mobile phones on the streets

Homeless people keep mobile phones

A homeless person with a smartphone is a common sight in the US. And that's creating a network where the 'hobo' community can share information - and fight stigma - like never before