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Feed your curiosity

Restaurants are off the menu for many but there’s no excuse for not eating well. Here we share some hearty, fuss-free and uplifting dishes that are simple to make and even easier to enjoy.

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Sacred cows

How we produce and procure food is being scrutinised as panic-buying and uncertainty ensue. The onus on traceability and provenance at Paris International Agriculture Show is a recipe we should all stick to.

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Whetting the appetite

Hospitality has been hit hard by the unprecedented international lockdown – but brighter days will return. Here we ask our staffers, from all corners of the globe, about which restaurants they can’t wait to return to when…

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Beach hub

Travel might be off the menu for most but some corners of southeast Asia are still open for business. In Bali, Indonesian firm PTT Family has created a village escape.

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Taken to a tasca

Even as fine dining makes its mark in Lisbon, the city’s traditional tascas – with their modest but comforting dishes – are enjoying a revival.

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Mehmet Gürs

The acclaimed Turkish chef and restaurateur recalls a few culinary crumbs from his youth and opts for oysters, wine and a berth on a boat for his fictional final feast.

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Sweet spot

Vienna’s Kaffeekultur is world famous and so are its teeming cake counters. We meet the folk behind the city’s best Mehlspeisen and ask how the capital cornered all things confectionery.

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Case studies

Austria’s fresh, lower-alcohol wines are at last winning global acclaim. We meet five wine-makers across the nation and offer some suggestions on the best bottles to bring home.

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Pacific plates

Known for its natural beauty, Orcas Island has been growing a community-based culinary scene as organic as the fresh produce on which it relies.

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Amanda Lear

Singer, model, muse, actress and close confidante of many a major star, the ‘disco Marlene Dietrich’ returns to the restaurant where she used to dine with Dalí and tells us how her affair with David Bowie got off to a shaky…

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Food & Drink

Must-visit venues, including an Italian-Japanese restaurant in east London, a canny vineyard close to Tokyo and a kitchen with French-Japanese flair in New York.

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Conversation starters

Whether it’s picking the perfect mealtime music, learning how to drink a potent muscle relaxant with prime ministers or promoting parliament with regional produce, this rundown guarantees you’ll have something to talk about…

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Host with the most

Eating together is a primal pleasure but the dinner party has never been as loosely defined as it is today. We took a wholly unscientific sample from among our favourite culinary contacts to hear what’s changed and how to…

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Dinner is served

Whether you’re cooking for an intimate meal or playing host to a lively bunch of friends, the perfect recipe will ensure your table is set for a memorable evening. We’ve selected three favourites from the Monocle menu, plus…

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Best behaviour

We turn to Monocle’s all-knowing agony uncle – and his faithful feline sidekick, Mr Tiddly – for the lowdown on the do’s and definitely don’ts of hosting and attending a dinner party. Here our hero tackles a few reader’s…

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Food for thought

Scant service in Scandinavia, obsolete kitchenware and what recipe books reveal about times past: our writers give tasty views on the topics that should matter to good hosts everywhere.

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