"Dinner starts proper with the world's oddest signature dish …"
"There's a shimmer in the wallpaper that speaks of a more familiar, outré Soho, than secret wartime plotting"
"Not that long ago, all this would have been the stuff of fantasy, the area's origins lost and gone, strangled by squalor"
"At 120 mph, the Tesla has the decibel level of a vibrating phone"
"Acronym fever nearly spread to Five Points, but FiDo would never have caught on. Too barking"
"They knew the farmer's name, the strain of tomato used in the gazpacho, the fresh herbs used in that morning's Italian crispbread"
"I'm from Glasgow and my playmate is from Bradford so Punjabi food, and in his case Pakistani, are, er, meat and chapatis to us both"
"It's about time there was some good news. Malta's chequered, bloody history of invasion and war continued into the 20th century when package-tour Brits turned up in droves to drink lager and scarf fish'n'chips before throwing up outside macabre discos"
"I drove straight to Helmsley, as devotees of Withnail and I minutae might appreciate"
"These small pleasures have arrived: brightly coloured novelty shapes for millennials"