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Jamie Oliver’s restaurant now features maggots that fall from the ceiling

There was shock at the Norwich branch of Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain Jamie’s Italian when a diner was showered in maggots during their meal.

Lads on Torah! A Trip to the Holy Land

Their version of ‘Stairway to Heaven’ lasts 67 hours spreading across two books. Charge your Walkman before these guys. “Where’s your passport? What hotel are you staying at? Do you have any drugs on you?” Just how my therapist greets me. Except this time, it was the exact opposite of a therapist; an aggressively paranoid Israeli officer. Standing next to ...

Maggi noodles ban challenged by Nestle India

Maggi instant noodles have been a popular product in India since their arrival in 1983.

World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015 Criticised

Monday night in London saw the release of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list for 2015, in the face of heated criticism of the voting system employed.

Criticism levelled has included accusations of arbitrary and corrupted judging, government-funded meals and trips for journalist, and parties with vested interests comprising a third of the voting body. Additionally, there is no requirement for judges to provide evidence that they have eaten in restaurants for which they are voting.

Whilst the rankings have long been criticized behind closed doors, last week saw the emergence of a petition from Occupy 50 Best, a French group hoping to change the manner in which votes are cast.

Notable critics include Joël Robuchon, chef at L’ Atelier de Joël Robuchon, whose restaurant plummeted from No. 63 to No. 31. in the rankings. In an email sent to The New York Times on Sunday, Mr Robuchon argued that the influence of the listings are far greater than they should be given the unclear voting system. “Voters are supposed to have eaten in the rest


France to scrap supermarket waste

Aimed at reducing the 7.1 million tons of food that ends up in bins each year, the French parliament has legislated to require supermarkets to donate unsold food to charity.

The Paleo Diet: Should we look back to move forward?

“The paleo diet is the healthiest way you can eat because it is the ONLY nutritional approach that works with your genetics to help you stay lean, strong and energetic,” declares the website of Robb Wolf; a former biochemist and author of ‘The Paleo Diet’. Not only that, a quick scour of the internet finds claims of the diet brightening teeth, curing sinus ...

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