Tumblr blog of the day (if not the year so far): Jim’ll Paint It. A man, presumably Jim, possibly with a lot of time on his hands, takes commissions for original artworks and posts several a day created using Microsoft Paint.Jim has an eye for the bizarre – and more detail than Paint should allow.
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Friday 14 December 2012
MasterChef judges have served up a first by declaring joint winners in the final of the latest series, one of whom is from Devon.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Two "uniquely talented" chefs at Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck restaurant were killed when their taxi was crushed between two double-decker buses in Hong Kong.
Thursday 25 October 2012
In the same way that the only honest weight-loss advice should be eat less, move more, the only honest way to label food would be good for you, OK and bad for you. Instead, as we know from yesterday's announcement of a voluntary labelling system to be introduced into supermarkets next year, we will have high, medium and low. This replaces the nebulous "traffic lights" of red, amber and green that many retailers have been using.
On the Menu: Chilli con carne; good pans; Diversity Role Models charitycarnival; chutney; Bistrotheque
Friday 05 October 2012
Food news and reviews
Friday 15 June 2012
From cases of French plonk to single bottles from the New World, the finest vintages are now only a click away...
What To Do, See & Buy: The Midcentury Show; Alexander McQueen; Clifford Richards; Blank London; Tamara Taichman
Saturday 12 May 2012
Friday 04 May 2012
FreeView from the editors at i
Monday 30 April 2012
For chefs, tonight is the big night. It's when the 2012 World's 50 Best Restaurant awards are handed out – and since Michelin has been deemed a bit off the pace in recent years, it's the most desired industry acknowledgement.
On The Menu: National Pie Week; The Balcon; hot cross buns; Shakespeare in the Sky; The Ginstitute; Alan Rosenthal's one-pot stews
Friday 02 March 2012
This week I've been eating...
Friday 24 February 2012
This week I've been eating...Longhorn rump steak
Tuesday 17 January 2012
Strong sales of best-selling cookbooks and a surge in ebooks helped boost the publisher Bloomsbury in the final three months of 2011.
Thursday 12 January 2012
Little Chef is to close 67 of its 161 outlets in a move expected to lead to between 500 and 600 job cuts.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
Roadside restaurant chain Little Chef is to close 67 of its 161 sites in a move expected to lead to the loss of between 500 and 600 jobs, it announced today.
Sunday 18 December 2011
Christmas books of the year
- 1 Stoke City investigate 'religious abuse' after 'pig's head is found in Kenwyne Jones' locker'
- 2 Gove’s lesson: spare the comma, spoil the child
- 3 You thought Ryanair's attendants had it bad? Wait 'til you hear about their pilots
- 4 Join Ryanair! See the world! But we'll only pay you for nine months a year
- 5 It’s official: thanks to Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott, anti-Semitism is no more
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