Pasta and pizza @ Mi Amore, Fleet Street


restaurants, Review

We don’t have a lot of Italian restaurants in Birmingham city centre. Actually, that’s not true – we have an abundance of them. What we don’t have is many good Italian restaurants. I’ve lived in and around the city centre for over 12 years now, and it’s only in the last year or so I’ve […]

June 20, 2018

Weekday brunch @ Primivito, Barwick Street


Bars & Pubs, Review

A few weeks ago I visited the newly revamped Primivito to check out the recently launched brunch menu. Found just yards from Hotel du Vin and Snow Hill Station, this long serving bar come casual bistro is a popular weekday hangout for the banking district. I’m used to seeing the after work crowd spilling out […]

June 4, 2018

Sushi with a side of showmanship @ Shogun, The Cube


restaurants, Review

Recently I attended an intimate showcase evening at The Cube which included dinner at Shogun: a teppanyaki and sushi bar. I must confess I haven’t eaten at any of the restaurants in The Cube for sometime, although I have (over the years) visited most for birthdays and Wine Weekend. Before arriving I wasn’t sure which […]

June 1, 2018

Tapas and small plates @ Rico Libre, Digbeth


restaurants, Review

Recently I spent an evening at Rico Libre in Digbeth with some good friends. We laughed and gossiped, ate far too much and polished off a decent amount of wine for four women who all had work the next day. The coming together of friends over food is one of the reasons I enjoy tapas […]

May 31, 2018

Cocktails @ Lost and Found, Bennetts Hill


Bars & Pubs, Review

I’m quite a fan of the cocktails at Lost and Found on Bennetts Hill, so much so a few weeks ago I spent an entire Sunday in there working my way through the new menu. The following Monday was brutal… The cocktail list has had a revamp as has the venue itself, which reopened during […]

May 19, 2018