Samuel Muston is deputy editor & food editor of The Independent Magazine. He also writes a weekly food column
08 December 2013 12:00 AM
Grand Marnier hot chocolate
05 December 2013 08:30 PM
When it was announced that the Gay Hussar restaurant in Soho was to be closed up and sold by its owners, Corus Hotels, its dedicated clientele were disconsolate. How, they asked in various newspapers and magazine columns, could this monument to Hungarian food and late 20th-century Labour politics be lost to the property spivs?
05 December 2013 08:00 PM
Nearly 50 years after John Osborne and Arnold Wesker gave the world the kitchen-sink drama, a new dramatic form has entered the fray: the bathroom-sink drama.
29 November 2013 05:28 PM
Whether it's a nifty new kitchen gadget or a gourmet treat to taste, food lovers will love these great gifts
28 November 2013 07:30 PM
The first sign that dinner on Wednesday was not to be as other dinners came when a man in a purple velvet suit and tiger mask instructed us all to drink cucumber consommé from the multicoloured shot glasses on the bar opposite the door.
Sir Mick Jagger and the great-grandparent club: why more of us will know our children's children's children
26 November 2013 12:00 AM
Sir Mick Jagger is about to become a member of a growing new club – great-grandparenthood. Samuel Muston finds out why more of us will know our children’s children’s children
22 November 2013 12:00 AM
The consequences of our collective disregard for what we put in our mouths is disastrous
14 November 2013 10:00 PM
As tasks go, it's not up there with splitting the atom. I needed to choose a restaurant to visit with an old friend. Go to said restaurant. Eat. Go home. Simple.
12 November 2013 08:06 PM
As the BBC's David Dimbleby, 75, gets a scorpion inked on his shoulder, Samuel Muston looks at the growing trend for body art among the Saga generation
07 November 2013 09:30 PM
If Forbes Magazine were a person it would probably wear hemp trousers. Or at least that's the conclusion I've drawn since the business bible declared last week that "high-end vegan" food was going to be the number 1 coming food trend of 2014.
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more