Brummie Gourmand

Brummie Gourmand

Eating and drinking my way around Brum

Recent Posts

Review: #WifeyWrites – A lot of CocknBull in Stourbridge

Review: #WifeyWrites – A lot of CocknBull in Stourbridge

You know it’s big news when Stourbridge gets its first dirty burger eatery. I grew up in Stourbridge, my parents owned Mayson Chinese Restaurant for the best part of 25 years so I was raised in the catering & service industry. I started working at […]

News – New cook book is launching to support refugees around the world

News – New cook book is launching to support refugees around the world

I love food, not so much cooking, but if I do. I usually have a cookbook to hand, and this one supports a charitable cause so what more could I want?   “This Cookbook Belongs To Us”, compiled by Bearwood and Kings Heath Action for […]

News: The BEAST Comes to Birmingham

News: The BEAST Comes to Birmingham

So, there’s something Bouncy and Beasty coming to the neighbourhood, so I thought I’d let you know. THE WORLD’S LARGEST INFLATABLE OBSTACLE COURSE LANDS IN BIRMINGHAM FRIDAY 8th – SUNDAY 17th DECEMBER, 10.00am – 11.00pm #TheBouncyBeast Tickets are now on-sale today for the world’s largest inflatable obstacle course, The Beast returning […]

News: Bitters n’ Twisted Venues Support Acorns Hospice with #AcornsFriday

News: Bitters n’ Twisted Venues Support Acorns Hospice with #AcornsFriday

  I’ve been to a few of Bitters’n’Twisted‘s venues, and I’m happy to tell you about their wonderful partnership with Acorns Childrens Hospice from Friday… November 24th aka “Black Friday”, the day the internet and shopping centres go wild for pre-Christmas bargains.  Bitters ‘n Twisted wanted […]

Experience: Lasan – Jewellery Quarter

Experience: Lasan – Jewellery Quarter

Lasan is a well known name in the foodie scene of Birmingham. What many don’t seem to realise is how close it is to the City Centre. Nestled just off St Paul’s Square, on James Street and a touch past the concrete collar which encircles […]

GUEST POST – #BRUMHOUR GOES FOR A SPOT OF AFTERNOON TEA AT ROFUTO

GUEST POST – #BRUMHOUR GOES FOR A SPOT OF AFTERNOON TEA AT ROFUTO

A few weeks ago, it was Wifey and I’s 3rd wedding anniversary so we popped over to Jersey for a few days to visit my brother-in-law and his family, and ate too much food (more on that soon!).

So when I had an invite to afternoon tea, in my stead I sent the amazing Social Media superstar, #BrumHour (aka Dave Massey) to enjoy an afternoon tea with Rofuto.

News: Unda’s Saturday Kitchen arrives at Bar Opus

News: Unda’s Saturday Kitchen arrives at Bar Opus

  I’m a big fan of Bar Opus, it’s location being a few steps away from the office and I’ve been a fair few times, so I was happy to hear about their newest regular event: Next Saturday (11th November)  will be the inaugural Unda’s Saturday Kitchen, where […]

GUEST POST – PHILIP ELLIS GOES TO SAN CARLO WITH GRANA PADANO

GUEST POST – PHILIP ELLIS GOES TO SAN CARLO WITH GRANA PADANO

A few weeks ago, it was Wifey and I’s 3rd wedding anniversary so we popped over to Jersey for a few days to visit my brother-in-law and his family, and ate too much food (more on that soon!). So when I had an invite to […]

GUEST POST – CARAMELLATTEKISS GOES TO THE BULLS HEAD WITH LANGLEY’S GIN

GUEST POST – CARAMELLATTEKISS GOES TO THE BULLS HEAD WITH LANGLEY’S GIN

A few weeks ago, it was Wifey and I’s 3rd wedding anniversary so we popped over to Jersey for a few days to visit my brother-in-law and his family, and ate too much food (more on that soon!). So when I had an invite to […]