At the risk of straying into territory staked out by my more lurid male counterparts, I once saw a strip bar in Nashville with a neon sign outside advertising '99 Beautiful Girls! And One Ugly One'. They can get away with that kind of playful hucksterism down in the American South. Here, outraged punters would be demanding refunds and invoking the Trade Descriptions Act.
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Monday 10 June 2013
An Austrian café’s decision to name its sandwiches after victims of Mafia murders has sparked a diplomatic incident between Vienna and Rome.
Austrian café sparks outrage by naming sandwiches after Mafia-murder victims and making light of their deaths
Sunday 09 June 2013
Patrons of Don Panino of Vienna can order a Peppino Impastato or a Giovanni Falcone
Thursday 06 June 2013
If it's a day out, a picnic, or a way to keep your beer cold, here are the finest ways to keep cool and carry your lunch.
Tuesday 04 June 2013
At the New York Hilton, you will soon have to make do with a 'grab 'n go' cafeteria
Saturday 01 June 2013
Remove Murray from the picture and we are left counting out our players
Thursday 23 May 2013
As we prepare to celebrate the 70th anniversary of The Battle of the Atlantic tomorrow, Nicholas Milton speaks to a 90-year-old naval veteran about the psychological impact of fighting the Axis' stealthiest weapons
Breast cancer survivor nears end of 250-mile journey from Blackpool to London – on a mobility scooter
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Tracey Vinyard battled thieves, convinced police to escort her and fought an irate lorry driver on her two week trip
Saturday 11 May 2013
Our chef marks the start of British Sandwich Week with some adventurous toppings that are a world away from the average high-street sandwich bar.
Saturday 11 May 2013
Wednesday 08 May 2013
What began as a straight-forward visit to a high school near Brisbane by Julia Gillard descended into farce when a schoolboy was accused of hurling half a Vegemite sandwich at the Prime Minister.
Sunday 05 May 2013
My earliest food memory
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Nowadays the primary satisfaction of a good meal seems to be sharing it online
Tuesday 30 April 2013
New York funk revivalist Sinkane graces this year's Latitude with his presence, and us with a few of his choicest answers.
Thursday 18 April 2013
Twenty-five workers from a German factory reportedly been sent to hospital after eating sandwiches laced with rat poison.
Saturday 13 April 2013
'I love Venice at night – you can hear the gondoliers calling across the canals'
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 Michelle Watt's father says TV presenter killed herself because she was in constant pain
- 2 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 3 San Francisco TV news crew attacked by armed robbers during live broadcast
- 4 Greek debt crisis: The photograph that conveys the despair of Greece's elderly
- 5 Miami defendant sobs in court as he realises he and the judge attended the same school