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The Gourmand #2

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The Yemeni Lamb Accident

Rod Stanley talks food, music and lamb liver in Downtown Brooklyn with Granta-listed author Ned Beauman.

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Clare Considine shares her insights into the life of 85-year- old sushi master Jiro Ono.

The Cockle: Brief, Pleasant Mastication

Tim Burrows celebrates his favourite of the aquatic molluscs.

The Serpent That Ate its Own Tail

A fantastical and grotesque photo series depicting contemporary dishes contributing to their own unconventional demise.

Anissa Helou: A Life in Objects

The Gourmand visits Anissa Helou's Shoreditch loft to learn more about her life through the objects she collects.

Against Nature: Blue Cocktails

Sam Bompas discusses the resurgence of the blue cocktail and its history.

Matta-Clark's FOOD

Natasha Hoare examines the legacy of Gordon Matta-Clark's 1970s SoHo eatery – a restaurant and a work of art in its own right.

Pleasure as Rebellion: In the Kitchen with Lydia Lunch

Nadine Monem discusses feeding with No Wave heroine and recent cookbook author Lydia Lunch.

Liquid Soul

Kyle Hugall asserts that an animal's soul lies in its bones and muses on the often over- looked and most primal of cook- ing elements – stock. Illustration by Jean Jullien.

The Bird's Odyssey

Gustav Almestål and Niklas Hansen hail the cock that crows in this surreal yet beautiful study of the bird and the egg.

The Hippophagic Oath

Holly Ellyatt discusses our inconsistent moral relationship with horsemeat.

Drink Me

Patrick Baglee's essay on wine labels, the traditional constraints of their design and those who are moving it forwards.

New Malden's Delicious Secret

Ananda Pellerin and photographer Neil Wissink visit London's sprawling suburbia to seek out the finest Korean cuisine.

Sipping Salepi to Extinction

Dawn Starin offers an insight into salepi – a drink made from the tubers of the orchid flower.

Measures of Quality

Artist Jamie Julien-Brown's beautifully crafted installations depict the five cocktail families and their signature components.

Garden of Earthly Delights

Stylist Zoe Bedeaux and photographer Jez Tozer re-enact the surrealist Méret Oppenheim's in- famous 1959 work Cannibal Feast.

Dripping Honey and Dead Rabbits: An Interview With Jennifer Rubell

Janine Catalano travels to artist Jennifer Rubell's Miami home, to talk to her about the significant role food plays in her work and life.

An Illustrated Trip to London's Historic Meat and Fish Markets

Brothers Gwendel and Yann Le Bec visit London's historic markets to document them and their inhabitants.

Chandler Burr's Scent Dinners

Laura Bradley interviews scent critic and author Chandler Burr about his Scent Dinners.

The Ceres Joker

Ryan Chetiyawardana offers his recipe for this most fantastical of cocktails.

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