Journal

Items of interest – including a few regular series – concerning food, life, et cetera

A Night with Salt Bae & Other News
Dinner with a meme, the meaning of nut cheese and the symbolism of peaches all feature in this week’s selection of the best food media

Breakfast On Repeat & Other News – A history of butter, the trauma of carob and a top chef's humanitarian efforts all feature in this week's selection of the best food media

How To Make: Pollock En Papillote – The owners of Dublin's Fish Shop prepare a delicious (and inadvertently patriotic) fish dish in the back garden of their Dublin restaurant

The Gannet Q&A: Emily Nunn – The author of The Comfort Food Diaries relives a traumatic meal in Barcelona, explains why she can't stand seared foie gras, and celebrates the joys of coffee in the morning

The Meals That Make Us & Other News – The "invention" of veganism, the gender politics of kitchenware, and a beloved soft drink regains its fizz: all in this week's food media round-up

Touring: Rachel Roddy’s Favourite Food Places in Rome
The Guardian food columnist takes us around her most cherished restaurants, shops and markets in the Testaccio neighbourhood and beyond

The Appetites of Phantom Thread & Other News – In this week's round-up of the best online food writing: the myth of quick-browning onions, feeding 10 billion people, and the voice of America's food culture

A Feast Beyond the Wall – Fadi Kattan is one of the most exciting chefs in the West Bank. Tom Hunt is a pioneer of zero-waste cooking in the UK. What happened when the two joined forces to cook an elaborate dinner in Bethlehem?

The Gannet Q&A: Soleil Ho – The food writer and podcast host on campy musicals in the kitchen, her favourite restaurant in the world (no contest) and the evils of green peppers

Wine Rivalries & Other News – In this week's round-up of the best online food writing: comfort food with a difference, the origins of avocado toast, and a filleting of food snobbery

The Complexities of Soviet Food & Other News
In this week's food media round-up: the allure of military rations, understanding food deserts and in praise of the all-you-can-eat buffet

The Gannet Q&A: Noah Rothbaum – The New York drinks writer on his favourite Manhattan diner, the sour formula and a drink that goes with (almost) everything

The Comfort of Tamales & Other News – In our first food writing round-up of 2018: when your childhood food becomes trendy, odd kitchen gadgets, and a problematic take on sexual harassment in restaurants

Touring: Cork City’s Watering Holes with Caroline Hennessy – A leading authority on Irish brewing takes us on a boozy tour of Ireland's culinary capital

Our Gannet Highlights of 2017 – Bacon sandwiches at dawn, sheeps' eyeballs, Lagavulin & coke – and our very own book. We present our 25 standout Gannet moments from the past 12 months

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