Tapas and small plates @ Bar Estilo, Mailbox


restaurants, Review

Saturday lunch @ Bar Estilo, Mailbox I spent most of the period between Christmas and New Year eating fudge for breakfast and saying, ‘what day is?’ repeatedly to Ian; this continued until we went back to work earlier this week. By the time we met up for lunch with our friends, Lauren and James, not […]

January 7, 2018

Vegan fast food @ Fressh


Cafes, Review

A new vegan cafe, Fressh, has popped up next to Tilt and it serves really good fast food. Nope, I didn’t think I’d be saying that anytime soon either, but here we are. Fressh offers plant-based food in the heart of the city centre, and joins the growing list of vegan-friendly venues (such as Natural Healthy […]

December 21, 2017

Getting festively plump @ Original Patty Men


restaurants, Review

Realising it was just two weeks until Christmas, and struggling to feel remotely festive, the latest Original Patty Men special couldn’t have come at a better time. What better way to get into the spirit than with a burger covered in sprouts, eh? I saw the Everyday I’m Brusselin (£9.50) on the OPM twitter page […]

December 13, 2017

Filthy good burgers @ The Meat Shack


restaurants, Review

Confession time: I’ve only just lost my The Meat Shack virginity. I know, I know; how is that possible for such a vocal burger monster? Despite being woefully behind the times (soz guys) I finally made it to the latest DDC offering to set up shop, and I can tell you it’s worth the hype – […]

November 11, 2017

Oktoberfest @ The Old Crown Digbeth


Bars & Pubs, Events, Pop ups

Last night I celebrated Friday the best way I know how: slurping beer surrounded by meat. To put this into some kind of context, I attended Oktoberfest at The Old Crown Digbeth which saw the beer garden transformed into a Bavarian themed bar packed with tasty food and beer galore. Offering an array of theme-appropriate food as well […]

September 30, 2017

Badass big burgers @ The Old Crown Digbeth


Bars & Pubs, Review

With its big beer garden and tempting sounding burgers it was inevitable I’d end up dining in The Old Crown Digbeth eventually; coincidentally next door to the weekly DDC street food pop up. Birmingham’s oldest inn, The Old Crown dates right back to 1368 (I think dinosaurs were alive then?) and is a beautiful building; […]

August 22, 2017

American comfort food @ The Smoke Haus


restaurants, Review

Have you visited The Smoke Haus Brindleyplace yet? It’s no secret I love comfort food. From loaded burgers and footlong hotdogs to gooey mac n cheese; I’m all about the stodge. My waistline doesn’t thank me for this love affair, of course, but my stomach is usually quite grateful, and frankly I listen to that […]

August 13, 2017

Tiny burgers @ Handmade Burger Co 


restaurants, Review

Disappointment at Handmade Burger Co. Before I dive in to this post I should say from the off that I appreciate going to a burger place and attempting to be healthy is a bit redundant but, in my defence, I’ve been to Handmade Burger Co before and eaten like a beast, so I’m more than […]

June 12, 2017

BrewDog Birmingham gets a revamp 


Bars & Pubs, Ramblings

BrewDog Birmingham gets a makeover Unless you’ve been under a rock for the last two years you’ll probably be more than familiar with BrewDog Birmingham. Settled in the heart of John Bright Street – now one of my personal favourite areas for a tipple and a casual bite to eat – BrewDog is of course […]

June 6, 2017

A trip to Brindleyplace Summer Market


Events, Pop ups, Ramblings

As those of you who live or work in Birmingham all know, on Friday the weather was absolutely beautiful. From the moment I woke up at 7am the sun was shining and Birmingham, once again, managed to look like one of the most beautiful cities in the UK. I decided to get outside and enjoy […]

May 30, 2017

Friday funday @ Original Patty Men


Ramblings, restaurants, Review

Original Patty Men I love Original Patty Men! One of the best things about (finally) starting a food blog is meeting members of the existing foodie community. At the start of this week I was invited to review a Colmore Row restaurant and was joined by five absolutely lovely ladies, but much to my delight […]

April 29, 2017

May Bank Holiday offers you need to know


Ramblings

We all love a bank holiday, right? Well I know I do, and that’s not just for the extra few hours I get to have in bed come Monday morning. The spring bank holidays are always a great time to head out into Brum and discover what some of your favourite bars and restaurants have […]

April 28, 2017