fish and chips


Study Finds that Many UK Fish and Chip Shops Sell Endangered Shark Meat

If you’re buying fish called 'rock salmon' or 'flake,' it’s probably shark.
Bettina Makalintal

A Fish & Chip Shop Called 'The Battered Wife' Says It’s Been Shamed Into Closing

"I’ve been the subject of an abusive witch hunt by a not-for-profit organisation who are anti-abuse," the owner wrote on Facebook.
Jelisa Castrodale
Stranger Than Flicktion

The Fish and Chip Shop at the End of the World

Welcome back to Stranger Than Flicktion, our Flickr-inspired fiction column. Today, we eat our last fish supper at a fish and chip shop on the edge of the abyss.
Tom Usher
Fast Food

Eat Beastie Boys-Inspired Onion Rings at This Hip-Hop Chip Shop

Inside a boombox-shaped food truck, onion rings inspired by Beastie Boys and crispy fries inspired by Mos Def lyrics are giving England's classic fish and chips fare a run for its money.
Kamila Rymajdo

What Visitors to the UK Really Think of British Food

Over-boiled vegetables, deep-fried Mars bars, chips. To figure out what went wrong with Britain’s food rep, we tracked down recent visitors to the UK and asked what they really think of our country’s cuisine.
Abby Moss
food photography

Martin Parr Doesn't Mind If You Instagram Your Lunch

Waxy sausages, tinned vegetables, white bread: iconic British artist Martin Parr's photos are the antithesis of your carefully arranged avo on toast shot. We met over steak and chips to ask what he makes of the #foodporn proliferating social media.
Tom Jenkins

Environmentalists Are Not Happy About Europe's New Fishing Restrictions

After decades of overfishing and dwindling stocks, European officials decided to regulate catch limits but the proposed targets were not economically viable for the fishermen affected by it.
Nick Rose

Sniffing Stinky Fish Can Make You a Better Problem-Solver

A new study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology has found that alongside the benefits of eating fish, its smell could improve our reasoning skills. Well, the nose knows.
Amber Roberts

Eight Generations of Fishing Knowledge Went Into This Crab Salad

Every summer, decades-old fishing families in the Norfolk town of Cromer catch what they claim is the UK’s best crab. “When it’s in your blood, it’s in your blood,” says fisherman John Lee.
Johanna Derry
Fish fry

You've Only Got Eight Hours This Week to Try Milwaukee's Famous Fish Fry

At 40-year-old basement-turned-restaurant, sustainability's never been a factor in the fish selection, nor has the menu changed to suit faddish tastes. And its beloved crispy cod is available for only a few precious hours each week.
Nick Woods

This Australian Guy Wants Your Dirty Fish and Chips Oil

Tropiculture, a horticultural business in Australia’s Northern Territory, is paying local businesses for their used cooking oil and turning it into plant food.
Emma Do

Budget Airline Food Will Make You Want to Cause an Emergency Landing

There's a strange, compartmentalized beauty to the food served on major airlines, especially long-haul.
Nell Frizzell