Food & drink

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How to eat like a local in Venice

How to eat like a local in Venice

It's got nothing to do with Cornettos and everything to do with balancing the old city with the new. Honorary Venetian Stephanie Gavan investigates

Porco to Porto: the ultimate food-lover’s road-trip

Porco to Porto: a road-trip

Some paths in Portugal lead to surfers’ waves and vinho verde vineyards; Madévi Dailly's leads to the ceremonial serving of suckling pig

The art of the alfresco feast

The art of the alfresco feast

Outdoor communal dining hits different on holiday. Richard MacKichan and friends head for Menorca in search of the perfect conditions

Raising spirits with the makers of Pentire Drinks

Meet the makers: Pentire Drinks

The non-alcoholic spirits inspired by the Cornish coast have become a staple in some of our favourite hotel bars. We shared a glass with founder Alistair Frost

A drink with the makers of Simpsons wine

Meet the makers: Simpsons Wine

To mark English Wine Week we joined Ruth and Charles Simpson at their Kent vineyard to sample bottles beloved by the nearby Pig at Bridge Place