49b/c South End, Croydon (020 8680 2010).
Seldom has a dessert rejoiced in such a proudly unpretentious name as the bread and butter pudding.
I am writing this while sporting a massive hangover following a family get-together in the north east of England.
One of David Cameron's key advisers argues that to curb binge drinking we should stop buying rounds and start setting up tabs.
2010 was a good year for eating. (And drinking.) So add them to your list of places to hit in 2011, if you haven't been already.
If you have the faintest idea to what I am referring when I ask "do you know the Bishop of Norwich?" then, like me, you must be a fan of port wines.
It's probably not the done thing to admit it, but while I was in the feverish business of planning the Christmas day menu this year, I was really thinking about what could be done with all the food that would not be eaten on the day.
A bloody mary is just the thing to drink with a turkey sandwich.
The selfie toaster: you put in a slice of bread. And like any toaster, it gives you toast — but when your toast pops up, you will see burned into one side your selfie.
Is this potent drink simply sublime, or do you prefer a fancier cocktail? Do you use bourbon, rye or scotch; is fruit sacrilege; and where do you stand on water and ice?
When your bottled water tastes like plastic, it may not mean you are swallowing toxic chemicals, but it's far from refreshing. Find out what jars, tins and bottles do to your food