Pub grub with attitude @ Pint Shop, Bennett’s Hill


Bars & Pubs, Review

Praise Jesus hallelujah! After months of online chatter, soft launches and egg porn, Pint Shop has finally opened in Birmingham. As you can tell (particularly if you’ve been following me over on Twitter of late) I’m loving the latest addition to Bennett’s Hill. My excitement about this place has – perhaps somewhat oddly – been […]

October 10, 2018

PHOTOS: Burger Fest @ The Bond, Digbeth


Events, Pop ups

If there’s anything guaranteed to get me out of bed on a Saturday it’s the promise of dripping, cheesy, filthy burgers. Lots of them. Thankfully all my dreams came true this weekend when some of the best local (and national, quite frankly) patty slingers came together for Burger Fest in Digbeth. Our church for the […]

October 8, 2018

Birmingham Chilli Festival @ Brindleyplace


Events, Ramblings

Brindleyplace became the hottest spot (groan; sorry) in Brum last weekend with the return of the annual Birmingham Chilli Festival. Found within Central Square, the festival included a large market and various chilli themed food and drink to enjoy with other spicy fans. With live music and entertainment on throughout the day, it was a […]

September 19, 2018

A week of food and drink in Birmingham #5


Ramblings

Last week was a busy one. As well as celebrating 7 years since I stuck my claws into Ian, I had plenty on the work and social calendars too. From a super swish cheese and wine dinner to an anniversary noodle fix, here’s six of the highlights from my eating escapades around the city centre […]

September 17, 2018

Wayland’s Yard revisited (a lot)


Cafes, Ramblings, Review

Way back in March I attended a blogger event to mark the launch of Wayland’s Yard on Bull Street. It’s been six month since the second Wayland’s Yard opened up (the flagship branch is in Worcester) in the heart of the business district and it’s managed to wangle its way firmly into my heart. I […]

September 10, 2018

Sunday brunch @ Ju Ju’s Cafe, Canal Square


Cafes, Review

I love a hidden gem and Ju Ju’s Cafe, found just behind Brindleyplace, is most certainly that. It’s also 15 seconds walk from my apartment – bonus. A quirky mix of chintzy lampshades and a pearl adorned unicorn called Charlie ensure you’ll remember your visit to the cafe; the lavish brunches and canal side views […]

September 5, 2018