Lady column: a kebab and four pack of Lynx please

What does one drink with spicy food? When I was a student at Leeds University, the answer would have been simple: a four pack of Lynx premium lager (£2.99 from Mistry’s Superette). I wouldn’t have dreamed of drinking wine with the products of the local takeaways. There was one place where the food arrived suspiciously quickly. As you put the phone down, there would be a knock at the door. Were they reading my mind or just loitering outside on the off chance I fancied a kebab? Click here to read more.

About Henry

Henry Jeffreys was born in London. He has worked in the wine trade, publishing and is now a freelance journalist. He specialises in drink and his work has appeared in the Spectator, the Guardian, the Economist, the Financial Times, the Oldie and Food & Wine magazine. He was a contributor to the Breakfast Bible (Bloomsbury 2013) and his book Empire of Booze: British History through the Bottom of a Glass was published in November 2016.
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