A week of food and drink in Birmingham #8


Ramblings

I was a total glutton last week, which is great for the food blog but probably pretty awful for my weight. Who needs a waist anyway…? This post includes a few places a little further afield, but I think once you see the grub you’ll forgive me. The Meat Shack, City Centre If you followed […]

December 9, 2018

A first glimpse of Legna, Fleet Street


Ramblings, restaurants

Brief post today on Legna – the second restaurant in Birmingham to be opened by Aktar Islam. Replacing Mi Amore, the opening of this new Italian fine dining restaurant and bar has been hotly anticipated, especially considering the success of Aktar’s first venue, Opheem, just yards away. As you can see from the photos below, […]

December 8, 2018

Pub grub @ The Green House, Sutton Coldfield


restaurants, Review

When I moved to Birmingham after university, way back when in 2006, I accidentally made a lot of friends that originated from Sutton Coldfield. I considered them posh because they didn’t sound like me, and they all had lovely shiny hair like Grand National winners. The girls I met liked getting drunk on Tuesdays, short […]

December 6, 2018

3 days as a tourist in New York City


BYB Travels, Ramblings

After a whirlwind tour of New York City in November, I wanted to show those that have been messaging me some of the highlights. We packed in a lot between a very cold Thursday and a weirdly warm Sunday last month. The trip was for my husband’s 40th birthday, so he got the most say […]

December 3, 2018

A week of food and drink in Birmingham #7


Ramblings

Since I got back from NYC (food round up coming soon) I’ve been pretty lazy.. apart from the one night I got accidentally quite drunk. Jet lag and red wine are not a good combination, and left me feeling pretty delicate and sorry for myself for a few days. With that in mind, here’s some […]

December 1, 2018

Recipe: Extra cheesy cauliflower cheese


Ramblings, Recipe

Here’s a statement that will surprise absolutely no one: I really love cheese. I will take the good stuff any which way I can get it and in all varieties, but I’m a sucker for using it in a really fattening cauliflower cheese. It’s comforting, hearty and down right delicious. The recipe I’ve popped together […]

November 13, 2018