Table Talk

Lisa Hilton tries indigestible mac ’n’ cheese at a venue that should have gone the way of the tzars

Take a moment to enjoy your plot, says Hephzibah Anderson

Hannah Betts chooses floaty frocks and espadrilles

Hunting for the pot is now strictly a hobby, but you can fake it, says Felipe Fernández-Armesto

Thomas Woodham-Smith goes shopping for the dealer’s friend, a whale on wheels

Duff Cooper understood wine’s power as ‘firm friend and wise councillor’

Claudia Savage-Gore crosses town to go the extra mile for Hector

Patrick Galbraith on the complex ethics of butter substitutes

The key to successful selling is to cultivate collectors

Patrick Galbraith hears a rare bird but fails with the rod