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Category Archive: restaurants

Review: #WifeyWrites – A lot of CocknBull in Stourbridge

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You know it’s big news when Stourbridge gets its first dirty burger eatery. I grew up in Stourbridge, my parents owned Mayson Chinese Restaurant for the best part of 25 years so I… Continue reading

News: Bitters n’ Twisted Venues Support Acorns Hospice with #AcornsFriday

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  I’ve been to a few of Bitters’n’Twisted‘s venues, and I’m happy to tell you about their wonderful partnership with Acorns Childrens Hospice from Friday… November 24th aka “Black Friday”, the day the internet… Continue reading

Experience: Lasan – Jewellery Quarter

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Lasan is a well known name in the foodie scene of Birmingham. What many don’t seem to realise is how close it is to the City Centre. Nestled just off St Paul’s Square,… Continue reading

GUEST POST – #BRUMHOUR GOES FOR A SPOT OF AFTERNOON TEA AT ROFUTO

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A few weeks ago, it was Wifey and I’s 3rd wedding anniversary so we popped over to Jersey for a few days to visit my brother-in-law and his family, and ate too much food (more on that soon!).

So when I had an invite to afternoon tea, in my stead I sent the amazing Social Media superstar, #BrumHour (aka Dave Massey) to enjoy an afternoon tea with Rofuto.

GUEST POST – PHILIP ELLIS GOES TO SAN CARLO WITH GRANA PADANO

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A few weeks ago, it was Wifey and I’s 3rd wedding anniversary so we popped over to Jersey for a few days to visit my brother-in-law and his family, and ate too much… Continue reading

Experience: Rob Wood brings Cocktails to The Plough

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My second post in a row outside the ring road, shocking isn’t it? But I heard the golden words “Rob Wood” and “Cocktail Menu”, especially when it’s at The Plough too. All three… Continue reading

Experience: The Meeting Place with Jack Daniels

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Regular readers will be aware I’m a Whisk(e)y aficionado. What you might not know is Jack Daniel’s is a Whiskey, not a bourbon, it could be a bourbon if it wanted to, but it’s not. It’s a regular bourbon until it enter’s their charcoal filtering method and then it’s described as a ‘Tennessee Sipping Whiskey’or a Tennessee Sour Mash Whiskey if you look closely on the label.

Experience: Adil’s – Balti Triangle with Travelodge

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Curry is a funny thing for us Brummies. We like to think we know a thing or two about one of the world’s most favourite dishes, and even have our own style to… Continue reading

Experience: Thực đơn for Miss Saigon at Birmingham Hippodrome with Brum Bloggers

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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… Continue reading

Review: Food Attack at The Meat Shack

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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… Continue reading

Siamais-ing

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Now, Chinese food is a bit of a problem for me. As Wifey’s parents owned their own restaurant for many years, I’m a little bit spoilt when I go over for dinner. However,… Continue reading

#McDeliveryDay – A tale in being cautious about hype.

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McDonalds and UberEats have been shouting a lot about their partnership, even coining the 26th July Global #McDeliveryDay. A celebration of how you can order your MaccyD’s online via their McDelivery service. There are… Continue reading

Colmore Food Festival 2017

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It seems to be coming around quicker every year. The Colmore Food Festival is one of the highlights of Wifey and I’s year. Bringing the cream of the Colmore BID‘s bars, restaurants and cafes in a… Continue reading

#GBTour – Chase Distillery at The High Field

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I like gin and I’m very glad it’s currently having a revival. It’s a curious spirit, being made from another (vodka, if you didn’t know) and steeped with a variety of botanicals. So… Continue reading

Bourbon meets The Bulls Head

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Davenports. that’s a name a lot of Brummies will remember (and a hell of a lot wont…). For nearly two centuries until the late 1980’s Davenports was the brewery of Birmingham, just off… Continue reading

Feliz Segundo Aniversario! Brummie Gourmand is 2!

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It’s hard to believe it’s been TWO YEARS since my first post. I gave an update on what the first year had held so I thought I’d give you an update on Year 2!… Continue reading

The Spring Menu has sprung at Cheval Blanc

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If you’ve not read my previous post about Cheval Blanc, you may not know they’re a little bit obsessed with wine and pairing it with great food. So when I was invited to… Continue reading

BrumGoesLon Part 2 – The Blues Kitchen, Shoreditch, London

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Firstly, apologies for being away for a month. A few things outside of the blog got in the way but regular service has been resumed now! At the end of last month, Wifey and I took a trip down to the big smoke for a few days for geeky pursuits (more on that side will […]

BrumGoesLon Part 1 – Pizza Pilgrims, Shoreditch, London

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Firstly, apologies for being away for a month. A few things outside of the blog got in the way but regular service has been resumed now! At the end of last month, Wifey… Continue reading

Is it Gr8? – Otto Pizza

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Next door to Eight Foot Grocer, founded by Chris James, there’s been a bit of activity. First, Chris diversified into The Pop Up Taco Shop (whilst waiting for planning permission). Now Otto Pizza has… Continue reading