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
After a night’s rest, it was time to return to foodie heaven (see part one here).
You may not believe it but I occasionally do non foodie things around Birmingham, as well as stuffing my face. On the same day as Day 1 of Birmingham Independent Food Fair 2015 as… Continue reading
The Victoria is currently going through a menu renaissance. Their kitchen was previously run by Soul Food Project who’ve since move to the other side of town to The Church in Hockley. Now run… Continue reading
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
Independent Birmingham were celebrating the 2nd birthday of their discount card. Marmalade (part of the Bitters ‘n’ Twisted group) were their latest addition and hosted a free BBQ to commemorate the joint celebration.… Continue reading
To bookend a weekend of relaxation, Wifey and I did away with cornflakes and instant caffeine in exchange for a stroll down to the Jewellery Quarter and a trip to Urban Coffee Company, a local coffee chain with branches in Birmingham City Centre, Jewellery Quarter, Coventry (and briefly Harborne). The Jewellery Quarter branch in the Big Peg is the one we usually gravitate towards as it’s located a short trip down the canal from BG Towers.
Though the sun decided not to play ball, I had been invited to enjoy the bbq and garden at The High Field in Edgbaston…
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!
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…
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.
Probably one of the highlights of most food bloggers year is the Colmore Business District Food Festival, it certainly is one of mine…
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