Strawberries get clothed by Godiva at Selfridges

Godiva Chocolate has been around for a very long time. Since 1926, they’ve been combining Praline and Belgian chocolate into sweet treats, surprisingly though they don’t have a shop in the Midlands (but… Continue reading

A Barbers for Everyman

A few weeks ago, I was invited down for a free haircut or beard trim at the newly relaunched Everyman Barbers. Everyman has been in Birmingham for over a decade and to celebrate… Continue reading

Mussels of Moseley at Cheval Blanc

Coming from the creative minds behind The Humble Pub Co, owners of The Prince of Wales, The British Oak and next door neighbours The Dark Horse, Cheval Blanc comes with an estimable pedigree.… Continue reading

UberEats (it doesnt just drive…)

Uber will be taking a bite of Birmingham’s culinary scene by launching its food delivery service, UberEATS, at 11am on Thursday 9th March. Following its successful UK launch in London last year and… Continue reading

Punjab Perfection at Canal Square

In keeping with the theme of getting more local, Wifey and I decided to try our nearest (and newest) local restaurant in the shape of Canal Square. Knowing #BrumHour‘s taste for Indian food,… Continue reading

New Menu at El Borracho de Oro

I was invited by Emma Yufera-Ruiz of El Borracho de Oro to go an sample some of her amazing Tapas as part of their menu relaunch, unfortunately I couldn’t make it so instead George Elsmere… Continue reading

Whisky meets Wok – Tasting Evening at Chung Ying Central

Regular readers would know I visited Chung Ying Central recently (and thoroughly enjoyed the experience too!). So when I was invited to return for a Whisky and Chinese food pairing along with Joe Ellis… Continue reading

#BardolinDough – Pizza Making at Bardolino

It was National Pizza Day last Thursday (Feb 9th).  Along with some other bloggers, I had the opportunity to have a hand throwing the dough and making a pizza at Bardolino to win the chance… Continue reading

Ju Ju’s Round 2 – Adventures in Brunching

Well, we said we wouldn’t be long. If you read my previous post, you might know Ju Ju’s Cafe recently extended and added more dining space to the rear. To match the theme… Continue reading

Wrapped Up – WrapLab in Great Western Arcade

Wrap Lab is the latest addition to the range of eateries in Great Western Arcade. Rather than your normal meal deal, their aim is to bring healthy fast food serving uniquely created dishes,… Continue reading

#BloggersBites at Chung Ying Central

As it’s Chinese New Year tomorrow, it’s only fitting that I write about a visit to the CBD’s Chung Ying Central, fast becoming a darling of Colmore Row. Since opening in early 2014,… Continue reading

Tom’s New Post at the Mailbox

Tom’s Kitchen has four locations in London already, another in Istanbul and one soon in Dubai. He’s finally branching out further up north to the newly refurbished Mailbox. They had the soft launch… Continue reading

Taste & Liquor put down roots at No21 Digbeth

As regular readers are aware, I’ve been to a few of Taste and Liqour’s events. So it’s nice to be able to tell you there’s a new permanent venue coming from them. Opening… Continue reading

Dick Whittington at the Birmingham Hippodrome via #BrumHour

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Autumnal Comfort at Ju Ju’s Cafe

First off, I must apologise to Ju Ju’s. Wifey and I have been living near Canal Square for 6 years now and we’ve had a fair few visits, including a decent amount of… Continue reading

Brunching out at Chez Mal Brasserie, Malmaison Birmingham

Chez Mal is no stranger to Wifey and I, we’ve enjoyed a few brunches with family in the past. When we were invited to go and try it out, how could we say no.… Continue reading

Game, Set & Match at The British Oak

If you weren’t aware, Stirchley has had a bit of a revitalisation in the food world. Loaf has been leading the way to change up the run of traditional Balti houses. More recently, The British… Continue reading

Megashake-it-off at Cafe Opus

Wifey and I are not strangers to Cafe Opus housed in the Ikon Gallery, located conveniently off Broad Street in Oozells Square, Brindleyplace. It’s a favourite for a spot of breakfast or a… Continue reading

Mâcher at Miss Macaroon

Great Western Arcade is attracting a lot of food highlights to its Victorian arches. From some of the world’s best sandwiches in Anderson & Hill deli, fresh sushi in Sushi Passion, great coffee with… Continue reading

Wifey Writes – Alcohol Alchemy at The Alchemist

Birmingham is buzzing with new bars and restaurants opening at the moment. The latest addition is The Alchemist, housed underneath The Grand Hotel restoration on Colmore Row, next door to sister venture Italian restaurant Gusto.… Continue reading