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Gluttony – Vodka at The Rose Villa Tavern

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It’s hard to believe I’ve done four 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   … Continue reading

Far East Food Double – Yakinori & Chi Kitchen

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Since the opening of Grand Central last year, there’s been a few new eateries gracing Birmingham. From Tapas Revolution, Giraffe, Pho, Square Pie Company and Frizzenti, there’s plenty to enjoy. My most favourite… Continue reading

#ManSpa @ The Club and Spa at the Cube / Afternoon Tea @ Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill

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You’re probably wondering what a #ManSpa is (I did). Well, us men are well known for notoriously keeping grooming to showers, aftershaves and quick swipe of a razor around the chops if you’re lucky.… 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

Intellectual & Gastronomical Pursuits Part 1 – A Trip to Oxford

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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

Beverage Objective – Cocktail Masterclass at Bar Opus

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As I was snapping outside, the tram whistled passed. Though I work pretty much opposite Bar Opus, I’m still not used to them coming past! After bumping into David Massey of #Brumhour / Dave… Continue reading

All In -Aubrey Allen and The Star & Garter Leamington Spa

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It’s not very often I’ve ventured outside of Birmingham for this blog. That’s something I aim to change in 2016. So when I was invited to visit Leamington Spa to experience The Star… Continue reading

Winter Warming – Lust at the New Inn

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On a Monday at the back end of November, winter looked like it was settling in to be a nasty one. After finishing the day job, I got on the bus out towards… Continue reading

Inferno – Preview Day at Buffalo & Rye with Brumderland

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You may remember I was invited to attend a special bloggers event at Bodega Birmingham, part of the Bitters ‘n’ Twisted group hosted by Brumderland. They now have a new sibling right next door called… Continue reading

Breakfast Banquet – Birmingham Breakfast Club at Simpsons Restaurant

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It’s not often Wifey and I go somewhere a little different. With one of the most prestigious pedigrees in Birmingham, and Britain, this time was going to be a rather special breakfast… Founded… Continue reading

Brum Bites – One Life One City @ The Rotunda

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You may not believe it but I occasionally do non foodie things around Birmingham, as well as stuffing my face! As part of BYPY 2015 winner, Katie Kershaw‘s One Life One City Project, a few weeks… Continue reading

Great Galloping Glasses of Grain – Glenfiddich Evening with Birmingham Whisky Club

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On a Tuesday evening a few weeks back, I was invited by Birmingham Whisky Club to try a few wee drams of Glenfiddich as part of an blogging / networking event in the… Continue reading

Deliveroo Round 3! – Rub Smokehouse

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It’s Friday again and just before we were away for a weekend, it was time for more of Birmingham restaurants to our home. As you may have read previously (cough, cough), Deliveroo supply a delivery service for a wide range… Continue reading

Veggie Heaven at Bistro 1847 – Xmas Menu Launch

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Before I started blogging, I never particularly thought about vegetarian restaurants properly before. I’ve always assumed everywhere catered for omnivores and a small selection for those of the vegetarian and vegan variety. However, after… Continue reading

Mediterranean Delights – The Upper Room at Byzantium

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For the first time in a while, it was nice to get out of the city centre and mosey on down to the suburbs on a foodie adventure. On this occasion I was… Continue reading

Wrath – Feel the Heat! at Bodega Birmingham

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You may remember I was invited to attend a special bloggers event at The Jekyll & Hyde a few weeks back, hosted by the wonderful Vicky Osgood of Brumderland, and the team at Bodega.  The name… Continue reading

Meaty Delights at Rib Nights – Cafe Opus

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I previously went to Rib Nights at The Church Inn back in my pre-blogging days of November last year. It was a great experience and I looked forward to the next one, so… Continue reading

Blooming Marvellous Art & Grub – BMAG & Edwardian Tea Room

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Not your typical invite for a foodie event but the team at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (BMAG for us locals) wanted to show off their Edwardian Tea Room and a few new… 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

Bavarian Bites – Reinheitsgebot! Oktoberfest at Purity Bar

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A funny thing about Oktoberfest, it runs for 16 days with the last day being the first Sunday in October. Which of course means most of Oktoberfest is in September. Which is why one autumnal… Continue reading