Monthly Archive: June, 2015

Chowing down at Coffin Works – Taste & Liquor Fleet Street FeastIVAL


Whilst walking down the canal to the Coffin Works my wife and I were chased by a dark ominous cloud, determined to rain on us. Was this a portent to a unsatisfying evening? Happily… Continue reading

A Sunny Sunday at Sarehole – Flying Teapot Food Market


In my relentless pursuit of getting out of cooking on weekends, my wife and I popped along to Sarehole Mill, a few miles from Birmingham city centre last Sunday. Flying Teapot Events have been running a street food, folk, ale and craft fair every other week since April.

We were out and about for a few visits to family and felt a light repast may help enliven the journey.

Dining Deliveroo Style – Bun & Bowl


Another Friday, another occasion where my energy for cooking dinner seemed to be somewhat lacking. Also, it had been my birthday the previous week and I thought I still deserved a treat.

Helpfully, there’s a new delivery service in town called Deliveroo who’ve been delivering since early April. They supply a delivery service for a wide range of some of the best eateries in Brum, pretty much a ‘restaurant concierge service’. From American to Nepalese via Mexican, Indian, Polish, Chinese and a whole host of other choices, there’s certainly a wide enough options to suit most palates.

Purely Peckish – Pure Bar & Kitchen


After a hard day of work and on the way home, my wife and I felt we needed a well deserved rest…

Lunchtime Liaison – Hibiscus Grove at Sketts Fine Food Fair, Victoria Square


Rather than purchase the regular meal deal from one of the insidious supermarkets slowly taking over the Colmore Business District, my wife and I popped along Colmore Row to Victoria Square.

It was a glorious day and Sketts had put on one of their fortnightly food fairs which are on every first and third Wednesday of the month.