I've lived in a few areas of Birmingham since I moved here way back 2006. Initially I lorded it up in a nice flat right next to Brindleyplace but, when my post-uni 'champagne lifestyle on a lemonade budget' ways caught up with me, I moved a few miles up the road where the houses were … Continue reading Italian dining at @ The Horseshoe Bar and Restaurant
I've loved the Jewellery Quarter since my days in marketing when I first left university and moved to this wonderful city. There's quite a vibrant food and drink scene now compared to when I worked in The Big Peg many moons ago, and I've recently decided to make more effort to venture over this side … Continue reading Healthy lunch @ Coffee Tales
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
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
I don't know about you but I'm a big fan of Pho, the Vietnamese-inspired restaurant that opened last year in Grand Central. It's an ideal spot for a quick bite to eat with friends, or as a solo dining experience before or after catching a train at New Street station. Having always been a huge … Continue reading What’s the story, morning glory?
Just a quick post tonight to give a little bit of love back to Birmingham's Indoor Markets; in particular the fresh fish counters and the top folk who work behind them. I was running some errands in the area and (after being hit with the familiar whiff the building tends to radiate) it occurred me … Continue reading Seafood and eat it