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News: There’s something mooing on at The High Field

News: There’s something mooing on at The High Field

 I’ve been to a few Peach Pubs in my time (here, here, and here), so it’s nice to hear about their charitable foundation and their work: Pub goers popping into The High Field in Edgbaston are being asked to put their change from buying a […]

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 […]

News: You don’t know Jack – yet. Jack Daniel’s is popping up with The Meeting Place

News: You don’t know Jack – yet. Jack Daniel’s is popping up with The Meeting Place

Like American Whiskey (yup the one with an e). Like a pop-up, celebrating Jack Daniel’s? This might be for you…   Whether it’s fine whiskey cocktails, delicious BBQ food or incredible live music. Find your taste of Tennessee courtesy of  Jack Daniel’s Fine sippin’ whiskey, […]

News: Birmingham Gin from Langleys hits Selfridges & Bar Opus

News: Birmingham Gin from Langleys hits Selfridges & Bar Opus

It’s no secret I’m a gin fan, and it’s nice to see the local chaps at the Langley Distillery have partnered with Selfridges and Bar Opus to make a Birmingham exclusive gin, named Birmingham Gin. This London Dry Gin is carefully brewed with coriander, angelica root, liquorice […]

Wifey Writes – Sakerol Spritz at Rofuto with #BrumHour

Wifey Writes – Sakerol Spritz at Rofuto with #BrumHour

A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to accompany Dave Massey aka #Brumhour to try a new summer cocktail at Rofuto in the Park Regis. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll already be aware Ryan has visited a few times to […]

News: Meringue-You-Can – Meringue making at The Crown Inn, Hallow

News: Meringue-You-Can – Meringue making at The Crown Inn, Hallow

Now this is something a little different. Though I blog about food so much, I’m not an amazing cook. Patisserie is something I know next to nothing about apart from making a half decent flapjack. If this sounds like you and you want to change […]

Preview: Rosies Birmingham

Preview: Rosies Birmingham

If you’ve been down the clubbing centre of Birmingham recently, you may have noticed 6 on Broad Street has disappeared and has instead been replaced by Rosies, Broad Streets newest Super Club. Wifey and I were invited to pop down and have a preview prior […]

News: There’s a new garden area ‘Hopping Up’ in Sutton Coldfield at Brewhouse & Kitchen

News: There’s a new garden area ‘Hopping Up’ in Sutton Coldfield at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Regular visitors and residents to Sutton Coldfield will no doubt already know about the Brewhouse and Kitchen, which has been open for the past few years. They’ve now extended this into their new Hop House Garden with a pizza shack amongst the new features. There’s […]

The Canal House opens in Birmingham

The Canal House opens in Birmingham

Those who have walked down the canal side, between Brindleyplace and Mailbox in central Birmingham, have probably noticed the poor dilapidated state the former James Brindley Pub was getting into. It was a 90s hotspot but closed its doors in 2008 for the final time […]