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'
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train