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Monthly Archive: July, 2016

Spice and all things nice at Umami

Where did July go? Firstly, apologies I’ve not blogged very much the past few weeks. Work life and the radio station have been busier than expected but we’re now back to regular service!… Continue reading

From Jai-Ho to Soho

  On Saturday 13 August 2016 Soho house will be transformed into  Bollywood Brilliance to celebrate Indian summer Night. Al fresco entertainment including Bollywood dancers and an open-air showing of Slumdog Millionaire will help… Continue reading

Feeding Time at Foodies Festival

For a change, there was some blue sky present this summer. It was a glorious sunny Sunday and for the third year in a row, Wifey and I escaped the city (just about) and… Continue reading

A Round of Art – Portraits Untold at BMAG

BMAG (Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery) is one of my favourite gems of the city.  An extraordinary place for art with some stunning pieces, and plenty to do for all the family. Next… Continue reading

Get a taste of Tokyo for Birmingham Cocktail Weekend

Birmingham Cocktail Weekend is fast approaching! Less than a week to go and there’s a few excellent events in partnership. One of which I thought I’d highlight… As part of Birmingham Cocktail Weekend, Rofuto is… Continue reading

Creating a buzz about saving bees – Opus leads the hive on saving Birmingham’s bees

If you’re aware about food sustainability in Birmingham, you’ll be aware of Opus @ Cornwall Street, Birmingham’s most sustainable restuarant and winner of won the ‘Best Greener & Healthier Lifestyles Scheme’ Award at… Continue reading

Deep South to Westside – The SmokeHaus comes to Brum

In a former Chinese restaurant at Brindleyplace, a little slice of Americana (with a touch of the valleys) has been born in the shape of The Smoke Haus. Opening their first restaurant in Swansea in… Continue reading

Downward dog with a upscale view – Yoga @ Rofuto

As you may be aware I’ve visited Rofuto a few times since opening, mainly for food and drinks. This time I thought I’d let you know about something a little different, a bit… Continue reading

American Feast – Taste & Liquor Celebrate 1st Anniversary with new residency

As you know, I’m a fan of slightly different food and drink events in Birmingham, that’s why I thought this was worth a mention!   Taste and Liquor will celebrate its first anniversary on… Continue reading