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Here's What Extinction Rebellion Feed Thousands of Hungry Protesters

Vegan recipes for chilli sin carne and potato salad included.

10.9.19

How Britain Fell Out of Love with the Chinese Takeaway

For more than two decades, Chinese cuisine ruled. But new figures reveal that Chinese eateries are dwindling in the UK.

9.6.19

I Ate Like Boris Johnson for a Week, and Deeply Regret It

They say you are what you eat – would this turn me into a Tory bumbling through a terrible, pivotal week at work?

9.2.19

How ‘Best of British’ Food Became a Marketing Ploy – Then a Political Act

In the wake of Brexit, the trend for locally sourced food – or the idea that British produce is inherently superior – has coincided with a rise in xenophobic attitudes.

8.16.19

Inside the Huge Roti-Making Operation at ‘Muslim Glastonbury’

At the yearly Ahmadiyya Muslim Community festival in Hampshire, volunteers make 300,000 flatbreads over three days.

8.13.19

How Pro-Anorexia Forums Embraced Huel

The powdered food is sold as a time-saving alternative to cooking, packed with vital nutrients. But some ED sufferers are using Huel to maintain destructive eating habits.

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8.6.19

In Today's Food World, Everyone's a Critic and IG Is Still King

MUNCHIES tackled those issues and more, in a series of panel discussions at Wilderness festival this weekend.

8.6.19

Why So Many Celebrities Still Open Restaurants

As Ed Sheeran launches a restaurant in Notting Hill and Pep Guardiola gives his backing to a Catalan-inspired eatery, what compels famous people to enter the notoriously precarious restaurant world?

7.31.19

The Restaurant That Made Eating Out Fun Again

Styled like an old-school Italian trattoria, Gloria is London's most talked about restaurant. But why have we fallen so hard for kitsch interiors and carbonara?

7.16.19

Rachel Ama and the Trouble with Apolitical Food

The rising vegan YouTube star treads carefully around the tangled politics of race and veganism. For her, making accessible plant-based recipes is a form of activism.

6.27.19

The Problem with Eating Like a Refugee for a Week

Humanitarian charity Concern Worldwide's "Ration Challenge" asks fundraisers to spend a week eating the supply packs provided to refugees. But does it undermine the scale of the crisis?

6.19.19

Come to MUNCHIES' Food Talks at Wilderness

We’re at the Oxfordshire festival for a series of panel talks with big food names including Andrew Clarke, Grace Dent and Tom Aikens.

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