Classic sushi @ Otoro, Birmingham Indoor Market


restaurants, Review

I stumbled upon Otoro Sushi one afternoon when I was buying some seafood from Birmingham Indoor Market. Yes, despite appearances (and my Instagram feed) occasionally I do cook for myself. Despite being slap bang in the middle of a indoor market that always has a fairly prolific smell of fish, Otoro was busy. And by […]

April 3, 2018

Ramen revelations @ Tonkotsu, Selfridges


restaurants, Review

I finally paid a visit to Tonkotsu in Selfridges after seeing some Instagram posts that made me hungry a few months ago. Located in the food hall, in spite of the pretty imagery truth be told I didn’t have particularly high expectations. After all, it’s just noodle soup isn’t it? No, no it isn’t. Tonkotsu […]

March 17, 2018

A weekend in Krakow, Poland


BYB Travels

Being honest, I don’t really post much about the world outside of Birmingham (this blog is called Bite Your Brum after all) but I’ve just had such a mega weekend in Krakow that I wanted to share a bit about the foodie side of the trip. Being that so many of you gave me must […]

February 1, 2018

Winter warmers @ wagamama, New Street


restaurants, Review

I recently visited wagamama on New Street after a Christmas away from home. To say I was a snotty mess the day we travelled home from our northern Christmas was an understatement. Bundled up on a freezing train from Cleethorpes to Birmingham (via a detour to a fucking cold Sheffield) I sneezed, wheezed and coughed […]

January 2, 2018

Vietnamese street food @ Pho Birmingham


restaurants, Review

I’ve written before about my love affair with Pho Birmingham – check it out – located in the food court area of Grand Central. Once you get over the fact that there’s always a queue (and in winter it’s ruddy freezing) it’s a great spot for a steaming bowl of noodle soup or one of the other Vietnamese inspired […]

July 22, 2017

Why I love eating @ Pho


Ramblings

I’m a big fan of Pho based in Grand Central. It’s my go to place when I’m in the mood for something tasty but vaguely healthy, and I often take myself off to the Vietnamese ‘street food’ restaurant for a working lunch. In fact, I like it so much I’ve taken my boyfriend, my mum, […]

March 30, 2017

Sunday brunch @ Bistro du Vin


Hotels, restaurants, Review

A few weeks ago I got to experience the famous Bistro du Vin Sunday Brunch at Hotel Du Vin, which sits right between the Jewellery Quarter and Snow Hill areas. My wonderful friend Flic gave me the lunch as a gift – she knows me well! – and we finally found the time to enjoy […]

February 28, 2017