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