Food

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?
Nana Baah
9.6.19
Food

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.
Louis Staples
9.2.19
Food

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.
Dalia Dawood
8.16.19
Food

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.
Nana Baah
8.13.19
Food

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.
Phoebe Hurst
8.6.19
Food

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?
Kamila Rymajdo
8.6.19
Food

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?
Phoebe Hurst
7.31.19
Food

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.
Ruby Tandoh
7.16.19
Food

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?
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
6.27.19
Food

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.
Munchies Staff
6.19.19
Food

Jollof Box Wants to Be the Next Leon

Despite missing out on a 'Dragons' Den' investment, Matthew​ Omeye-Howell hopes to make his West African food business the next Leon: “It’s authentic but everyone can enjoy it.”
Riaz Phillips
6.18.19
Food

A Meat-Eater and a Veggie Reviewed KFC's New Vegan Burger

Is it as good as a Zinger Stacker? We found out, at one of the only KFC branches now trialling the Imposter Burger.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
Nana Baah
6.17.19
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