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

Pub grub @ The Green House, Sutton Coldfield


restaurants, Review

When I moved to Birmingham after university, way back when in 2006, I accidentally made a lot of friends that originated from Sutton Coldfield. I considered them posh because they didn’t sound like me, and they all had lovely shiny hair like Grand National winners. The girls I met liked getting drunk on Tuesdays, short […]

December 6, 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