Important Questions

Answering the Most Important Question About the British Fry-Up

Egg and beans – should they touch, or be separated by a breakwater sausage?
Scott Oliver

This Bar Serves Booze and Breakfast 24 Hours a Day

London’s Polo Bar stays open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. “It’s actually more difficult to close because we haven’t even got a door," says owner Philip Inzani.
Daisy Meager
The Last Bite

The Last Bite: A Biker Hangout Keeping Roadside Cafe Food Alive

Little Chefs might be disappearing from our motorways, but Ace Cafe on London's North Circular ring road still proudly serving fry-ups and knickerbocker glories—81 years after it first opened.
Stevie Mackenzie-Smith

This Is the Best Part of a Full English Breakfast, According to New Research

Is it fried eggs with perfectly runny yolks? The two (four) slices of heavily buttered toast? Sausages with brown sauce?
Phoebe Hurst

Someone Worked Out How Much of Your Life You’ll Spend Hungover

Spoiler: you’re going to need a lot of Berocca.
Daisy Meager

You’re Being Overcharged for Brunch

A survey by The Times has shown that eateries are charging up to £34 for a fry-up, despite the fact that the price of ingredients has fallen by a third since 2010.
Daisy Meager

The Weird Secret World of the 'Fry-Up Police', Where Breakfasts Go to Be Abused

The Facebook group where people go to get told their poached eggs look like ball bags.
Harry Harris

Eating Alone in Prison Is Miserable

Prison grub tends to be a bit of a mystery to those on the outside. The days of lining for a sloppy ladleful of gruel are mostly over, but if porridge is no longer staple scran for inmates, what do they eat and who do they eat it with?
Maya Oppenheim