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

Cocktail Craziness – Pride at Island Bar

It’s now the final round of our tour of sins with Bitters ‘n’ Twisted, and hosted by the wonderful Vicky Osgood of Brumderland. Previous events can be read about here:    Greed  Wrath  Inferno Lust  Gluttony Envy   Situated… Continue reading

Deliveroo Round 4! – Pho to Finish

Time for more of Birmingham restaurants to our home. It’s been awhile since last time so it’s good to see if their standards are being maintained! As you may have previously read (cough, cough, cough), Deliveroo supply… 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

Totally Beachin’ Beer Day at the Botanist!

Popular city centre bar, The Botanist, is transforming into a beach on Wednesday 15 June to celebrate National Beer Day. From 6pm the Temple Street bar is transforming its terrace into a Hawaiian… Continue reading

Joyeux Anniversaire! Brummie Gourmand is 1!

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since my first post. It started off as a way to highlight some of the the wonderful restaurants and streetfood vendors Wifey and I visited… 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

Magno Opus Nocte -Friday Nights as Opus – Cornwall Street

I’ve been to Bar Opus and Cafe Opus on a multitude of occasions but this was my first ever visit to the big brother, Opus itself, a stalwart of the Birmingham food scene for over… Continue reading

Asparagood -Dip into British Asparagus at The High Field

It’s been almost a year since my last post about The High Field (where did it go?). Happily, there’s now even more of a reason to head back! From now until the end… 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

A very ‘Tesh’ty Pop Up – Ben Tesh takes over Urban Coffee Company

Pop ups are becoming a big thing in the foodie world. Allowing chefs creativity before establishing roots and letting them be experimental with dishes for the curious. Former Turner’s chef Ben Tesh is moving… Continue reading

Wanna Get Flexible? – #Envy at Marmalade

It’s now round six of the seven sins (+ 1) with Bitters ‘n’ Twisted, and hosted by the wonderful Vicky Osgood of Brumderland. Previous events can be read about here:    Greed  Wrath  Inferno  Lust  Gluttony Marmalade is… 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

Wifey Writes: Pudding Proliferation at Pirlo’s

For the first time, I let Wifey loose without me to find out about a new exciting dessert venue in Digbeth… When Ryan was invited to the grand launch of Pirlo’s Dessert Lounge,… 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

Return to Rofuto – Utsukushī menyū to byū

You may have seen previously on the blog Wifey and I went to the Rofuto opening a few weeks back. I mentioned then I would be returning for a more generous sample of the menu, so… Continue reading

Vintage Variety at A Lost Society

Those in Birmingham’s foodie scene are probably aware of Josh Porter, former Chef de Partie and co-founder of one of last year’s hottests pop-ups, En-Place. With new partner, food writer and blogger, Jade… Continue reading