We fork out a lot of money for our lunchtime salads, and among the vile vinaigrettes, cacophonous flavour clashes and dreary, pallid veggies, a few manage to be worth it.
As a new report suggests that more than 90% of pub visits involve the eating of food, is the age of the quick pint and boozy drinking den over?
Lager doesn't have to be boring the good stuff has an all-malt base, loads of hops and is matured for at least a month. So which supermarket bottles are worth sipping this summer?
It is a curious paradox, but outside London, the one place you rarely find street food... is on the streets.
Chefs are pushing the boundaries of beef by hanging meat for ever-increasing periods. The resulting steaks are sensational but a little goes a very long way.
Tweaking the toppings and adding extra cheese is often the only way to make a bought pizza a truly indulgent treat. But what do you add to yours? And is pizza the only ready meal that demands a makeover?