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Creating a buzz about saving bees – Opus leads the hive on saving Birmingham’s bees

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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

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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

Cocktail Craziness – Pride at Island Bar

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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

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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

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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

Joyeux Anniversaire! Brummie Gourmand is 1!

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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

Magno Opus Nocte -Friday Nights as Opus – Cornwall Street

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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

Truffle Hunting in The Chocolate Quarter

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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

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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

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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

Wifey Writes: Pudding Proliferation at Pirlo’s

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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

Return to Rofuto – Utsukushī menyū to byū

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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

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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

Beverage Botany – The New Cocktail Menu launches at The Botanist

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You know, it was actually the Botanist that got me into blogging. Wifey won two VIP passes to the opening back in April 2015… It was fantastic to see a new venue open… Continue reading

Domo Arigato Park Regis Rofuto – A First Look

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You may have seen previously on the blog I’ve mentioned about Rofuto opening on Tuesday 26th April (which you can read here). Before the doors open, Wifey and I got chance to pop up… Continue reading

Moseley’s Soul – Carters of Moseley

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For my 50th post,I thought I’d treat you all to something a little special. Birmingham is very lucky to have 5 Michelin starred restaurants. Wifey and I have so far visited three of… Continue reading

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

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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

Breakfast Bonanza – Birmingham Breakfast Club at Nomad

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Nomad don’t do things by halves. Described as “Birmingham’s most unusual restaurant”, its philosophy is based around bringing foraged and unusual cuisine to the fore. Founded by Alex Claridge (formerly of The Warehouse… Continue reading

Rofuto @ Park Regis – New Venue at Five Ways

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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

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