Ramblings

Kanteen opens in the Custard Factory

Attention lovers of brunch: there is a new cafe in Digbeth offering healthy but delicious food! Set in the Custard Factory, Kanteen is a new start up and it's bloody brilliant.  It launched officially yesterday (22nd Sept) and I popped along on the opening day to check out what was on offer. And I'll say… Continue reading Kanteen opens in the Custard Factory

Events

Electro Brunch @ Gaucho

With my hen do this weekend coming I had every intention of having a 'quiet one' on Saturday, but instead I accepted an invitation to a bloggers event at Gaucho. The coveted Electro Brunch - a weekly all you can eat and drink thrill ride - has been on my 'to do' list since I visited… Continue reading Electro Brunch @ Gaucho

Events

Smoking Bagels launches new Birmingham store 

Smoking Bagels has opened a permanent Birmingham store, and celebrated the launch with an all day event at the end of July. Starting life as a mobile food van, Smoking Bagels has been growing and evolving in recent months, resulting in the opening of a full time shop. Most recently you might have spotted the… Continue reading Smoking Bagels launches new Birmingham store 

Events, Review

Boston Tea Party opens a new cafe in Edgbaston 

A new cafe has opened in Edgbaston as part of the popular Boston Tea Party chain; the 20th UK opening for the group. I have a well documented love affair with BTP (read my thoughts here) so I was delighted to be invited to the Edgbaston soft launch to try some food and meet the… Continue reading Boston Tea Party opens a new cafe in Edgbaston 

Ramblings, Review

A relaxing spa morning & lunch @ Hotel du Vin

I'm not going to lie, after a busy working week I was beyond looking forward to my visit to the spa and bistro at Hotel du Vin this weekend. Like most thirty-something gals, I now much prefer a relaxing few hours of me time and a bite to eat than I do a boozy outing… Continue reading A relaxing spa morning & lunch @ Hotel du Vin

Ramblings, Review

Breakfast of champions @ Boston Tea Party

I want to make something very clear.. are you listening closely?  *clears throat*  I BLOODY LOVE BREAKFAST Just thinking about breakfast makes me want to tap the heart emoji until my finger falls off. As well as creating over the top photo opps with bowls of zoats at home, I also enjoy letting someone else… Continue reading Breakfast of champions @ Boston Tea Party

Recipe

Feta & scrambled egg stuffed ‘shrooms

You know that feeling when... you're aware it's a few days before the food shopping is due and, rather than having planned meals ready to go in the fridge, you're left staring at random wilting ingredients hoping your imagination will take over and create something wonderful.. yeah, welcome to my world today. With all the… Continue reading Feta & scrambled egg stuffed ‘shrooms