Elegant pub grub @ The White Swan, Edgbaston

I must confess I don't visit Edgbaston half as much as I should, a realisation I had confirmed during a recent visit to The White Swan, set just off Harborne Road. An upmarket pub that's brimming with character, The White Swan manages to be both stylish and homely, thanks in part to the extensive refurbishment… Continue reading Elegant pub grub @ The White Swan, Edgbaston


Simple Italian dining @ Del Villaggio

I've never been the biggest fan of Broad Street, and until my boyfriend and I became Unlimited members of Cineworld (at the Five Ways end of the street) a few years ago I'd not spent much time in that area of the city. In my mind the strip of bars and takeaways is more suited… Continue reading Simple Italian dining @ Del Villaggio

Events, Ramblings

Trust Your Senses cocktail tasting @ The Botanist 

One unseasonably wet Tuesday not so long ago I made my way to The Botanist for an illusive event simply called #TrustYourSenses. Having had one of those days (it started with me throwing a chocolate protein shake down my top en route to a meeting; excellent adulting) I was hoping to try some of the… Continue reading Trust Your Senses cocktail tasting @ The Botanist 

Events, Review

Summer menu tasting @ Marmalade

One of the best things about 'working from home' is that I'm not confined to an office, and I often take my laptop to random locations around the city to work remotely. I enjoy being able to change my working environment on a daily basis, although I must confess I do have some favourite go-to… Continue reading Summer menu tasting @ Marmalade


Spring menu bloggers banquet @ Malmaison

Spring is my favourite time of the year. Don't get me wrong, I love the warm summer months but being so pale I tend to enjoy the spring time with a bit more enthusiasm - not to mention less factor 50. Now the (quite bonkers) weather we suffered during April seems to have finally retreated,… Continue reading Spring menu bloggers banquet @ Malmaison