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

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

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