the UK

meat

Is Grey Squirrel the Next Great Sustainable Meat?

A London chef has started serving a slow-cooked squirrel ragu—because that's one species that there's no shortage of.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.5.19
crime

Please Stop Throwing Pizzas at This British Pond

Dozens of "pizza bases" have inexplicably appeared on the shores of Bradmore Green Pond, throwing locals into a tizzy.
Hilary Pollack
2.8.18
Graffiti

A New Graffiti Exhibition Proves Bristol Isn’t Just for Banksy

'Graffiti Nation' shows the diversity of Bristol’s current graffiti and street art scene.
Catherine Chapman
5.2.17
Impact Work

Refugees are Redefining the Future of Work in Glasgow

We spoke to the young Sudanese developer setting up a coding school for refugees in the UK.
Alice Rowsome
4.26.17
Art Fair

Take a Peek Inside the UK's Epic, 18-Month Long Art Road Trip

40+ artists, 18 months, and 4 Cities: Inside the British Art Show 8.
Andrew Nunes
2.26.17
Photo

Photographing the Smallest City in the UK

Like Twin Peaks, but without all the murder and stuff.
Alex Ingram
1.24.17
politics

Winston Churchill Was a Racist Warmonger Who Tried to Sterilize the Mentally Ill

The "British Bulldog" is celebrated as a defeater of Nazis and champion of democracy. But he also hated Indian people, loved eugenics, and advocated for poison gas.
Zing Tsjeng
6.8.16
Cheese

The UK Is Firing Shots at Cyprus’s Beloved Halloumi

Cyprus is applying to protect and monopolize on the production of halloumi cheese, but UK cheesemakers argue that their stuff is low-quality, industrial junk.
Hilary Pollack
11.9.15
fruit

Avocados Are About to Get Way More Expensive

The UK, where avocado sales have climbed by 25 percent in the last year alone, is getting it the worst.
Nick Rose
11.4.15
Gm os

The EU Remains at Odds with Its Members Over the Safety of GM Food

The great GMO debate rages on as the EU shuts down draft legislature that would allow individual European nations to ban the use of GM food or animal feed.
Munchies Staff
10.29.15
the UK

Pure Fat Is Officially the Best New Food Product in the UK

Top honors at this week's Guild of Fine Food awards go to pure rendered beef fat. But not just any pure rendered beef fat—some rather extraordinary stuff.
Munchies Staff
9.10.15
uk

The NHS Has Been Prescribing Hundreds of Thousands of Gluten-Free Pizzas

Thanks to an antiquated system dating back to the 1960s when gluten-free food was actually hard to find, the NHS has been writing out prescriptions for food suitable for celiac sufferers.
Alex Swerdloff
8.17.15
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