Category Archive: multi

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

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

Choc-A-Block at Colmore Food Festival

Has it really been a year since the last food festival? Time flies fast in the second city! The Colmore Food Festival is one of the highlights of Wifey and I’s year. Bringing… 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

Whisky, Wine and all things fine -Stilnovisti Whisky and English Wine Takeover

A few months back (!), I had chance to spend an evening with Birmingham Whisky Club and the wonderful Colin Hampden-White, whisky writer extraordinaire. We were to taste a wonderful selection of Stilnovisti whiskies… Continue reading

Like Cocktails? How about a B ‘n T? – Cocktail Trail returns this weekend!

The Bitters ‘n Twisted Cocktail Trail Is Back, Supporting Local Charity, Acorns Children’s Hospice. Birmingham based Bitters ‘n Twisted Venues start their annual Cocktail Trail on the 28th May and will go on throughout June.… Continue reading

Truffle Hunting in The Chocolate Quarter

The Jewellery Quarter is having a bit of a renaissance recently, attracting new and creative independent stores.  One of the most recent editions is a new chocolaterie in the form of The Chocolate… Continue reading

Brum Dine With Me – Yumzee has Arrived!

If you haven’t heard there has been a bit of a food revolution in Birmingham over the past few years! The newest entrant is Yumzee, a new way of social dining and connects… Continue reading

Get feeling foodie on a Friday! #FridayNightFoodie is back!

In the run up to Michelin starred maestro Glynn Purnell’s Friday Night Kitchen on October 7th at Villa Park’s Holte Suite, Twitter followers are being given the chance to win a pair of tickets!… Continue reading

Far East Food Double – Yakinori & Chi Kitchen

Since the opening of Grand Central last year, there’s been a few new eateries gracing Birmingham. From Tapas Revolution, Giraffe, Pho, Square Pie Company and Frizzenti, there’s plenty to enjoy. My most favourite… Continue reading

#ManSpa @ The Club and Spa at the Cube / Afternoon Tea @ Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill

You’re probably wondering what a #ManSpa is (I did). Well, us men are well known for notoriously keeping grooming to showers, aftershaves and quick swipe of a razor around the chops if you’re lucky.… Continue reading

INTELLECTUAL & GASTRONOMICAL PURSUITS PART 2 – CIRENCESTER

Following from Wifey and I’s previous adventures in Oxford, we journeyed further to the west with a visit to Cirencester. Cirencester is a market town nestled in the southern part of the Cotswolds and… Continue reading

Intellectual & Gastronomical Pursuits Part 1 – A Trip to Oxford

A few weeks past, Wifey and I were in the doldrums of post Xmas haze. The celebrations of the festive period were far behind and Chinese New Year looks far away. Therefore, we… Continue reading

Provisions by the Pavilion – Bournville Ale & Streetfood Festival

Late Summer, the sun was shining, and Wifey and I made a change from our usual City Centre haunts and ventured a little further afield to historic Bournville. those who know a little… Continue reading

A Kings Feast – Kings Heath Street Festival

Well, that took longer than expected to get back to you all! My main laptop died last weekend, hence the delay in getting back to blogging. No matter, the spare has been brought… Continue reading

Back Into Foodie Festivities! Birmingham Independent Food Fair 2015 – Day 2

After a night’s rest, it was time to return to foodie heaven (see part one here).

Because I Feel Foodie! Birmingham Independent Food Fair 2015 – Day 1

Birmingham Independent Food Fair is now in its second year, following on from #futurefoodies @ Hotel LaTour in 2013 (#futurefoodies was Wifey and I’s first foodie event in Birmingham and we were the first… Continue reading

Greed: Pure Gin’ious at The Jekyll & Hyde

I was invited to attend a special bloggers event by the wonderful Vicky Osgood of Brumderland, and the team at Jekyll & Hyde. Go, go now and have a look at Vicky’s website  (it’s… Continue reading

Magnum Meat – Andy Low & Slow takeover at Bar Opus

After a hard week at work, my craving for sustenance meant a Friday afternoon trip out. The Opus Group (previously reviewed, as part of my CBD article), have let a local food favourite,… Continue reading