It’s a bit much to go to dinner at a luxury ski resort and find oneself inadvertently appearing in Fawlty Towers with zombies

With a little effort, haggis can be a real treat

There is nothing more agreeable than a glass or two of fine vintage port at Christmas. As long as it agrees with us!

A dismal lunch at a chain restaurant woefully short of theatreland glamour

Farmers’ markets are a rip-off aimed at food snobs and posturing fools with more money than sense

Enduring a taste of the Blitz spirit at a chain restaurant with no butter, no jam and few staff

A country pub where the cooking extracts the maximum amount of flavour

Andrew Bailey and the art of apocalypse banking

A man with an appetite for victory, and everything else too