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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

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

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

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

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

Let your love wine on… …Masterclasses now available

In case you missed my previous post on the English Wine Takeover, never fear, there’s still chance to get tickets. On Saturday May 21st at The Bond in Digbeth, there’ll be over 60 wines across… Continue reading

Rofuto @ Park Regis – New Venue at Five Ways

I’m always on the lookout for something a little different in Birmingham, and have watched with interest as the Park Regis Hotel has transformed the former Auchinleck House, the most stunning change being the… 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

Deliveroo – Round 2! With Jojolapa

It’s Friday again, so it was time for another start of a weekend in style with restaurant food delivered straight to my house. As you may have read previously, (cough cough) Deliveroo  supply a delivery… Continue reading

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