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coffee

Costa Coffee Is Britain's Most Mediocre Cafe. Why Is it So Popular?

I spent a week drinking very milky flat whites to try and find out.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
2.6.18
Jamaican food
Jamaican food

How Jamaican Patties Became a Beloved British Snack

The meat and vegetable-filled pastry parcels have travelled from Jamaica to the home kitchens of Britain’s first Caribbean migrants, and now the shelves of major UK supermarkets.
Carly Lewis-Oduntan
1.15.18
british food
british food

All Your Favourite British Food Brands Are Moving Abroad

Last week, Unilever announced that it was closing the 160-year-old Colman’s Mustard factory in Norwich. Like Twinings tea and HP Sauce before it, this proudly “British” brand will now be manufactured abroad.
Wedaeli Chibelushi
1.11.18
Pub food
Pub food

What It's Like to Eat Everything on the Wetherspoons Christmas Menu

All three starters, two mains, and two puddings.
Anonymous
12.24.17
cake
cake

Judi Dench Hits Peak British and Celebrates Her Birthday with a Caterpillar Cake

Even national treasures love Colin the Caterpillar.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
12.11.17
meat
meat

This Is What Deer Stalkers Eat for Breakfast

“It was a male muntjac weighing about eight kilos. Here’s his liver and his kidneys.”
Johanna Derry
11.17.17
TELEVISION
TELEVISION

Inside the Cafe That Serves Tea to Losers of 'The Apprentice'

For ten years, The Bridge cafe has been where losing teams from Alan Sugar’s reality competition go to nurse mugs of builders’ tea and talk (argue) about where it all went wrong.
Josh Barrie
10.30.17
Fast Food
Fast Food

Takeaways Are a Safe Space for Bradford’s Young Muslims

In Bradford, a city where almost one quarter of residents identify as Muslim and youth services have been ravaged by austerity cuts, chicken and kebab shops provide cheap, halal food and a place to hang out.
Aina Khan
10.23.17
Pub food
Pub food

Reviewing the New Wetherspoons Menu with the Guy Who Writes the Wetherspoons Magazine

PSA: Spoons now does smashed avocado.
Nell Frizzell
10.18.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

New Anti-Obesity Proposals Offer Food Discounts for Exercise

NHS England is trialling anti-obesity initiatives that include rewarding exercise with supermarket vouchers and giving away free bikes.
Daisy Meager
8.23.17
britain
britain

Meet Mr. Tee, the Welsh Muslim Ice Cream Van Man with a Cult Following

Tariq started out selling freakshake-style ice creams on council estates in Wrexham. Now, as “Mr. Tee,” he makes a living touring his hugely popular ice cream van across the UK.
Kieran Yates
8.8.17
britain
britain

The Proud Legacy of Afro-Caribbean Food in Britain

From Birmingham’s first West Indian cafes to Carnival jerk chicken and curry goat served in Caribbean takeaways across the country, Britain’s Afro-Caribbean communities have a long and proud food heritage.
Riaz Phillips
7.31.17