Events

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

Review

American comfort food @ The Smoke Haus

It's no secret I love comfort food. From loaded burgers and footlong hotdogs to gooey mac n cheese; I'm all about the stodge. My waistline doesn't thank me for this love affair, of course, but my stomach is usually quite grateful, and frankly I listen to that more than my skinny jeans anyway. For that… Continue reading American comfort food @ The Smoke Haus

Ramblings

Free ‘Independence Day’ burgers @ Buffalo & Rye

"I could've been at a barbecue!" When I think of Independence Day I find it hard to picture anything other than a baby-faced Will Smith kicking seven bells of shite out of an unconscious alien, but thankfully on Tuesday last week my thoughts were turned to food courtesy of Buffalo & Rye. Announcing across the social… Continue reading Free ‘Independence Day’ burgers @ Buffalo & Rye

Events

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

Ramblings, Review

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