restaurants

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: 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.

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 […]

Experience: Rob Wood brings Cocktails to The Plough

Experience: Rob Wood brings Cocktails to The Plough

My second post in a row outside the ring road, shocking isn’t it? But I heard the golden words “Rob Wood” and “Cocktail Menu”, especially when it’s at The Plough too. All three boxes ticked, I grabbed Wifey and we hightailed it out of the […]

Experience: The Meeting Place with Jack Daniels

Experience: The Meeting Place with Jack Daniels

Regular readers will be aware I’m a Whisk(e)y aficionado. What you might not know is Jack Daniel’s is a Whiskey, not a bourbon, it could be a bourbon if it wanted to, but it’s not. It’s a regular bourbon until it enter’s their charcoal filtering method and then it’s described as a ‘Tennessee Sipping Whiskey’or a Tennessee Sour Mash Whiskey if you look closely on the label.

Experience: Adil’s – Balti Triangle with Travelodge

Experience: Adil’s – Balti Triangle with Travelodge

Curry is a funny thing for us Brummies. We like to think we know a thing or two about one of the world’s most favourite dishes, and even have our own style to differentiate from other curry hot spots with the Balti. I mean, we […]

Experience: Thực đơn for Miss Saigon at Birmingham Hippodrome with Brum Bloggers

Experience: Thực đơn for Miss Saigon at Birmingham Hippodrome with Brum Bloggers

My knowledge of the Vietnam War and Vietnam in general is limited to a few war movies and an episode of Top Gear. So when I was invited by Brum Bloggers and the Hippodrome to fill in this shocking lack of knowledge on my part, […]

Review: Food Attack at The Meat Shack

Review: Food Attack at The Meat Shack

It’s National Burger Day today, so what better way to celebrate then telling you about my visit to one of Birmingham’s hottest new venues, The Meat Shack at Thorp 17. The Meat Shack are not new to the Birmingham food scene, in fact they’ve been […]