Author: Ryan Parish

Inferno – Preview Day at Buffalo & Rye with Brumderland

Inferno – Preview Day at Buffalo & Rye with Brumderland

You may remember I was invited to attend a special bloggers event at Bodega Birmingham, part of the Bitters ‘n’ Twisted group hosted by Brumderland. They now have a new sibling right next door called Buffalo & Rye which offers a taste of Americana in the City […]

Breakfast Banquet – Birmingham Breakfast Club at Simpsons Restaurant

Breakfast Banquet – Birmingham Breakfast Club at Simpsons Restaurant

It’s not often Wifey and I go somewhere a little different. With one of the most prestigious pedigrees in Birmingham, and Britain, this time was going to be a rather special breakfast… Founded in Kenilworth by Chef owner Andreas Antona, then relocating to Edgbaston, holders […]

Brum Bites – One Life One City @ The Rotunda

Brum Bites – One Life One City @ The Rotunda

You may not believe it but I occasionally do non foodie things around Birmingham, as well as stuffing my face! As part of BYPY 2015 winner, Katie Kershaw‘s One Life One City Project, a few weeks back on a Friday lunchtime, I had the chance to take a […]

Great Galloping Glasses of Grain – Glenfiddich Evening with Birmingham Whisky Club

Great Galloping Glasses of Grain – Glenfiddich Evening with Birmingham Whisky Club

On a Tuesday evening a few weeks back, I was invited by Birmingham Whisky Club to try a few wee drams of Glenfiddich as part of an blogging / networking event in the cosy little cubby of Bar du Vin.

Deliveroo Round 3! – Rub Smokehouse

Deliveroo Round 3! – Rub Smokehouse

It’s Friday again and just before we were away for a weekend, it was time for more of Birmingham restaurants to our home. As you may have read previously (cough, cough), Deliveroo supply a delivery service for a wide range of some of the best eateries in Brum: what I’d like to […]

Veggie Heaven at Bistro 1847 – Xmas Menu Launch

Veggie Heaven at Bistro 1847 – Xmas Menu Launch

Before I started blogging, I never particularly thought about vegetarian restaurants properly before. I’ve always assumed everywhere catered for omnivores and a small selection for those of the vegetarian and vegan variety. However, after meeting the passionate foodie Andy Hare of  vegiefoodie.com, (who finds the best veggie […]

Mediterranean Delights – The Upper Room at Byzantium

Mediterranean Delights – The Upper Room at Byzantium

For the first time in a while, it was nice to get out of the city centre and mosey on down to the suburbs on a foodie adventure. On this occasion I was invited by Byzantium, an independent family-run restaurant which serves up a wide variety of […]

Wrath – Feel the Heat! at Bodega Birmingham

Wrath – Feel the Heat! at Bodega Birmingham

You may remember I was invited to attend a special bloggers event at The Jekyll & Hyde a few weeks back, hosted by the wonderful Vicky Osgood of Brumderland, and the team at Bodega.  The name of the event was Greed and it was particularly apt with the […]

Meaty Delights at Rib Nights – Cafe Opus

Meaty Delights at Rib Nights – Cafe Opus

I previously went to Rib Nights at The Church Inn back in my pre-blogging days of November last year. It was a great experience and I looked forward to the next one, so when I heard it was returning at Cafe Opus, I booked in […]

Blooming Marvellous Art & Grub – BMAG & Edwardian Tea Room

Blooming Marvellous Art & Grub – BMAG & Edwardian Tea Room

Not your typical invite for a foodie event but the team at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (BMAG for us locals) wanted to show off their Edwardian Tea Room and a few new galleries as part of their update. Wifey & I had visited the […]