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Category Archive: Streetfood

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

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

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

Choc-A-Block at Colmore Food Festival

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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

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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

Texan Tasting – Low ‘n’ Slow @ Bar Opus, a menu inspired by travel

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Before you start, no, this isn’t a repeat of my Magnum Meat post (read it here), this is more of a part 2. It’s been just over 6 months since I had the… Continue reading

INTELLECTUAL & GASTRONOMICAL PURSUITS PART 2 – CIRENCESTER

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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

Provisions by the Pavilion – Bournville Ale & Streetfood Festival

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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

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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

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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

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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

Magnum Meat – Andy Low & Slow takeover at Bar Opus

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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

A double hitter of Taste & Liquor

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Regular readers of the blog would know I’ve visited tasteandliquor‘s Food Feast-ival at The Coffin Works previously (read about it here). Whilst the last glimmers of summer were licking around, I thought it… Continue reading

Just a Caffeine Boost at Jake’s Coffee Box

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In a big, big, city there was a big town hall

And next to the big town hall there was a quiet side street,

And in the quiet side street there was a red phone box,

And in the red phone box…

…A coffee shop lived!

Capital Cuisine – A bite sized taste of Southbank Centre Food Market

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Whilst on a trip to London with Wifey we had a visit to Southbank for a wander and a trip on the Eye. Nestled in the space behind the Royal Festival Hall was a street food market. As a foodie it would have been sacrilege not to descend down and have a try…

Flights of Fancy at Emirates GoEast

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Following on from CBD Food Festival, I’m happy to report that was not the only celebration of food that weekend in Birmingham City Centre as Emirates ran a celebration of all things eastern at the Go East Streetfood Market in Centenary Square between the ICC and The Library of Birmingham.

Coming Back Down to the CBD Food Festival – Day 2

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After a restful night’s sleep and a (very) light breakfast, it was time for a wander back down towards Victoria Square for a few more samples highlighting the range of choice in Colmore Business District…

Consuming, Blogging and Drinking at CBD Food Festival – Day 1

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Probably one of the highlights of most food bloggers year is the Colmore Business District Food Festival, it certainly is one of mine…

A Sunny Sunday at Sarehole – Flying Teapot Food Market

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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.

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

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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.