Pop ups, Ramblings

Extra day added to Digbeth Dining Club

Rejoice, fans of street food. The almighty Digbeth Dining Club has added an extra day to its weekly run. Happy new year! When the popular Birmingham street food destination reopens at Spotlight towards the end of January, you'll now find your favourite vendors (plus some new ones) trading from Thursday through to Saturday. Remaining at… Continue reading Extra day added to Digbeth Dining Club

Pop ups, Ramblings

Foodie finds @ Birmingham German Market

Grab your thermals and stuff your wallets with dosh - the annual Christmas market has rolled into Brum once again. Whether you love it or hate it - it’s like festive Marmite for locals - the annual Birmingham German Market is a hugely popular part of the city’s social calendar. Here even earlier than usual (it’s… Continue reading Foodie finds @ Birmingham German Market

Bars & Pubs, Events, Pop ups

Oktoberfest @ The Old Crown, Digbeth

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 Digbeth Oktoberfest atThe Old Crown, 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… Continue reading Oktoberfest @ The Old Crown, Digbeth

Events, Pop ups

Photos from Colmore Row Food Festival

This weekend saw the welcome return of Colmore Row Food Festival; celebrating and showcasing the best restaurants, bars, cafes and bistros this fab part of Brum has to offer. The two-day event - which annually takes over Victoria Square - took place over the 30th June and 1st July, and featured stalls from some of the most popular… Continue reading Photos from Colmore Row Food Festival

Events, Pop ups

Fizz, fun and a flaming hot finale: Foodies Festival 2017

Last weekend saw the return of Foodies Festival, and despite the bipolar weather (I managed to get sunburnt in the rain, a new one even for me) the three-day event in Cannon Hill Park proved to be a success. Seeing local food and drink businesses merge with those from further afield, the festival was designed… Continue reading Fizz, fun and a flaming hot finale: Foodies Festival 2017

Delis & Takeaway, Pop ups, Review

Burrito bowls @ Habaneros Mexican Street Food

Last week I had a lunch in the park that could only be described as life changing. As anyone who knows me well will testify, I am absolutely in love with all things burrito and I'm always looking for somewhere that I haven't tried for my next fix. Last week I finally paid a visit… Continue reading Burrito bowls @ Habaneros Mexican Street Food

Events, Pop ups, Ramblings

A trip to Brindleyplace Summer Market

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… Continue reading A trip to Brindleyplace Summer Market

Pop ups, Review

Posh kebabs and all the hot sauce

Yesterday saw the first of the 2017 seasonal markets pop up in Birmingham. Found in The Bond in Digbeth, the canal-side setting is a gorgeous hidden gem and just 10 minutes walk from the city centre. The spring sunshine made for a busy event, with hundreds of foodie friends and families spending the day mooching… Continue reading Posh kebabs and all the hot sauce