Cocktails and mead @ The Vanguard at 1000 Trades


Bars & Pubs, Events, Review

Calling all booze fans: The Vanguard at 1000 Trades is open… and it’s bloody brilliant. The Vanguard at 1000 Trades is new to the Brum drink scene is spearheaded by cocktail consultant Sam Boulton, who’s (thankfully) bringing something new to the party. Like many bars in Brum, The Vanguard’s menu boasts a plethora of artisan spirits and cocktails, […]

February 20, 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

Alternative date nights in Birmingham


Bars & Pubs, Pop ups, Ramblings

Today I’m chuntering about alternative date nights in Birmingham. Whether you’ve been together since school or you’re swiping your way through the dating gene pool to find ‘the one,’ date nights are something most of us enjoy. I love a date night, mainly because they inevitably involve food, but I think there’s more to them […]

January 25, 2018

A new winter menu @ Aluna


Bars & Pubs, Events

I recently visited Aluna in The Mailbox to try the cocktails, but last week I ventured back to sample the food. Having recently launched a new winter menu, I was excited to revisit the canal side bar and restaurant to try some of the Thai style dishes I’d heard about. The venue The restaurant side […]

November 29, 2017

Aluna cocktail class 


Bars & Pubs, Events

Recently I was invited to an event called Girls Night In at Aluna. Promising a glimpse of the popular cocktail menu as well as access to the latest jewellery collection from Stella & Dot, I braved the autumnal monsoon and headed to the Mailbox with some fellow bloggers. I like Aluna (owned by the same […]

November 14, 2017

A Vegas wedding and a restorative Greek getaway  


BYB Travels

Vegas wedding broken woman coming through  Well hello there! As you can imagine the last few weeks have been a bit of a blur for me, but I’m pleased to say our wedding in Las Vegas went swimmingly (probably thanks to the endless supply of frozen margaritas) and I’m now officially a wife. Madness. We […]

October 30, 2017

Happy first birthday to Rofuto (Park Regis Hotel)


Events, restaurants

I was recently invited to attend the first birthday of Rofuto, and after being promised an evening of cocktails and sushi (despite my wedding dress diet woes) I made my way gleefully to Park Regis Hotel, also the home of 1565. I’d heard a lot about this skyline restaurant before the event and was really excited to […]

October 2, 2017

Oktoberfest @ The Old Crown Digbeth


Bars & Pubs, Events, Pop ups

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 Oktoberfest at The Old Crown Digbeth 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 well […]

September 30, 2017

Electro Brunch @ Gaucho Birmingham


Events, restaurants

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 Birmingham. The coveted Electro Brunch – a weekly all you can eat and drink thrill ride – has been on my ‘to do’ list since I […]

September 12, 2017