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

Cosy suppers @ Pasta Di Piazza, St Paul’s Square


restaurants, Review

Let’s be honest, Birmingham isn’t really synonymous with authentic Italian food. Having said that, I recently enjoyed a cosy supper at Pasta Di Piazza that warmed my cynical heart. I’ve had a fairly mixed experience with Italian food in central Birmingham, it must be said. While I’m a big fan of Laghi’s Deli, I’ve had […]

November 5, 2018

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