July saw the launch of a summer menu at Cosy Club so I went along to sample some of the new dishes available alongside a few cocktails. For those unfamiliar with this bar come restaurant, it's an eclectic mix of plush furnishing, peculiar paintings, and over the top decor. It manages to feel like a vintage boutique-esq … Continue reading Summer menu tasting @ Cosy Club
I have a confession: before the Blogger Banquet event recently I hadn't actually eaten at Chung Ying Garden. I've walked past it a million times over the years as I've trundled through China Town, (usually on my way to Nightingales after too many adult lemonades) but had never made it through the bright red doors. That … Continue reading Bloggers Banquet @ Chung Ying Garden
A few weeks ago an invite arrived in my inbox to visit Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill on Level 25 of The Cube. The reason? Christmas.. obviously. Despite being July, and about 25 degrees on the day I got the email, the invitation was to come to Chez Marco for a summer lunch … Continue reading Christmas in July @ Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill
I will usually choose an indepedent restaurant or cafe over a chain but last week, after attending an emotion minute silence in town due to the horrible events in Manchester, I found myself looking for something quick and easy in the sunshine that wouldn't wreck the vaguely good work I'd done in the gym. It … Continue reading Sunny city centre dining @ Cafe Rouge, Bull Ring
Finally it looks like spring has finally arrived and the week started with a glorious sunny day. I don't know about you but I find a dose of sunshine really takes the Monday blues away, especially when combined with some tasty bites. With my washing drying out on the line before 9am, and my Monday … Continue reading Sunshine and salads @ Fazeley Social
Sometimes I like to eat healthy food. Sometimes I like to eat healthy food that tastes like it's probably bad for you; fake fatty food, I call it. When you're trying to be a bit more healthy it can be hard to choose lunches - especially ones on the go. You need something that can … Continue reading Crustless bacon and vegetable quiche
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?