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A Kings Feast – Kings Heath Street Festival

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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

Back Into Foodie Festivities! Birmingham Independent Food Fair 2015 – Day 2

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After a night’s rest, it was time to return to foodie heaven (see part one here).

Brum Bites – Hidden Spaces at Curzon Street Station

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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

Because I Feel Foodie! Birmingham Independent Food Fair 2015 – Day 1

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Birmingham Independent Food Fair is now in its second year, following on from #futurefoodies @ Hotel LaTour in 2013 (#futurefoodies was Wifey and I’s first foodie event in Birmingham and we were the first… Continue reading

Vast Victuals with Vicky’s Kitchen at the Victoria

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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

Greed: Pure Gin’ious at The Jekyll & Hyde

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I was invited to attend a special bloggers event by the wonderful Vicky Osgood of Brumderland, and the team at Jekyll & Hyde. Go, go now and have a look at Vicky’s website  (it’s… Continue reading

Magnum Meat – Andy Low & Slow takeover at Bar Opus

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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

Winding Down at The Winding House Team Rooms

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It was a Saturday and (mostly) sunny so Wifey and I  decided to have a day trip out of the city. We pootled along to Bridgnorth to soak up the sunshine in the… Continue reading

Burger Me! Independent Birmingham card BBQ at Marmalade

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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

Urbane Caffeine and Consumption at Urban Coffee Company

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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.

Deliveroo – Round 2! With Jojolapa

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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

A double hitter of Taste & Liquor

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Regular readers of the blog would know I’ve visited tasteandliquor‘s Food Feast-ival at The Coffin Works previously (read about it here). Whilst the last glimmers of summer were licking around, I thought it… Continue reading

High Summer at The High Field

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Though the sun decided not to play ball, I had been invited to enjoy the bbq and garden at The High Field in Edgbaston…

Just a Caffeine Boost at Jake’s Coffee Box

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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!

Capital Cuisine – A bite sized taste of Southbank Centre Food Market

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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…

Flights of Fancy at Emirates GoEast

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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.

Coming Back Down to the CBD Food Festival – Day 2

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After a restful night’s sleep and a (very) light breakfast, it was time for a wander back down towards Victoria Square for a few more samples highlighting the range of choice in Colmore Business District…

Consuming, Blogging and Drinking at CBD Food Festival – Day 1

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Probably one of the highlights of most food bloggers year is the Colmore Business District Food Festival, it certainly is one of mine…

Chowing down at Coffin Works – Taste & Liquor Fleet Street FeastIVAL

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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

A Sunny Sunday at Sarehole – Flying Teapot Food Market

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In my relentless pursuit of getting out of cooking on weekends, my wife and I popped along to Sarehole Mill, a few miles from Birmingham city centre last Sunday. Flying Teapot Events have been running a street food, folk, ale and craft fair every other week since April.

We were out and about for a few visits to family and felt a light repast may help enliven the journey.