Table Talk

Few writers do justice to food, but the exceptions are glorious, says Felipe Fernández-Armesto

Hannah Betts pays homage to the ever-chic Chanel

Glenturret is a single malt of rare quality and maturity and with the hue of polished mahogany

Claudia Savage-Gore threatens to call the divorce lawyers

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’