An introduction to Burger Shop, Worcester


BYB Travels, restaurants, Review

Last weekend I headed to Worcester for my friend Emma’s birthday, making a refuel stop at Burger Shop after an afternoon of gin. Found under an old railway arch, Burger Shop has recently enjoyed award success, winning Best Casual Dining restaurant at the Midland Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards in June. Accolades are good but […]

July 26, 2018

Independent Birmingham Festival @ Aston Hall


Events, Pop ups

I can’t remember how many food/drink festivals I’ve been to in the last month, but I can tell you my jeans don’t fit anymore. Last but by no means least for July’s overindulgence was Independent Birmingham Festival, at the charming Aston Hall. As you can see from the photos, this place is just awful. Not […]

July 25, 2018

A week of food and drink in Birmingham (#2)


Ramblings

This week saw me try and make some healthier choices – I failed spectacularly. Whistle for a fatty, etc. It was all going quite well until the weekend when, due to a birthday and a food festival, I ate enough bread, meat and cheese to make Henry the VIII bow down before my ever expanding […]

July 23, 2018

Where to eat great pizza in Birmingham


Ramblings, restaurants

Let’s kick this off in the same rational way I approach most things in life: I’m a firm believer that if you don’t like pizza there must be something seriously wrong with you. I’m not kidding. If carbs and cheese can’t make you happy then we have nothing in common. Pizza is great to eat […]

July 20, 2018

Birmingham Cocktail Weekend 2018


Bars & Pubs, Events, Hotels, Ramblings

Football might not have come home this year (I still love you Gareth) but Birmingham Cocktail Weekend did, bringing with it some excellent drinks and both new and old venues across our glorious city involved. Taking place over the (very sunny weekend of) 13-15th July, 40 bars and restaurants took part, including venues around The […]

July 17, 2018

A week of food and drink in Birmingham (#1)


Ramblings

Last week ended up being super greedy busy, so I thought I’d put together some of my food and drink highlights. I started the week with a quick mooch around the newly opened Baked in Brick, which of course included a spot of lunch. The full pizza menu doesn’t run during the day so I […]

July 16, 2018

River Fest 2018, Stratford-Upon-Avon


Events

Quick post for you today on a recent festival I went to in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Yes, occasionally I leave Birmingham and spend my money in other places. Who knew?! After what can politely be described as a turbulent week, The Husband and I decided to spend last weekend doing nothing and being T-Total. This lasted approximately […]

July 13, 2018