Steak and wine @ Fiesta Del Asado, Solihull


restaurants, Review

Argentinian restaurant Fiesta Del Asado has expanded, with a new venue in Solihull now open. The independent restaurant originally started life in Edgbaston, gaining a reputation for quality ingredients and a welcoming atmosphere. I’ve eaten at the original location several times and always found it a positive experience, so I was interested to see if Fiesta Del […]

January 14, 2019

Sunday lunch @ The Old Crown, Digbeth


Bars & Pubs, Review

Four adults, a baby and an overexcited spaniel walk into a pub… The Old Crown in Digbeth, to be precise. After a busy few weeks the plan was simple: a quiet Sunday lunch in a cosy pub. The beauty of having a small human in your squad is that you have to pre-plan, to some […]

January 6, 2019

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 8, 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

Photos: Burger Fest @ The Bond, Digbeth


Events, Pop ups

If there’s anything guaranteed to get me out of bed on a Saturday it’s the promise of dripping, cheesy, filthy burgers. Lots of them. Thankfully all my dreams came true this weekend when some of the best local (and national, quite frankly) patty slingers came together for Burger Fest in Digbeth. Our church for the […]

October 8, 2018

A week of food and drink in Birmingham #5


Ramblings

Last week was a busy one. As well as celebrating 7 years since I stuck my claws into Ian, I had plenty on the work and social calendars too. From a super swish cheese and wine dinner to an anniversary noodle fix, here’s six of the highlights from my eating escapades around the city centre […]

September 17, 2018