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Cheese Board
Events, Fine Dining, Food

Cheese Dinner with Harvey and Brockless, Opus

The best thing about friends with Bite Your Brum is that she always knows all the best foody goings on. When I opened Whatsapp to find a message from her asking who wanted to join her for a five course cheese dinner at Opus, I handed over my £75 faster than you could say ‘mature cheddar’. …

Roasted Galician Octopus Leg and pandera potatoes
Events, Food, Restaurants

Beer and Tapas Pairing: Estrella Galicia and El Borracho de Oro

I will admit to not usually being a beer drinker, but I’m always willing to learn, so when a mate told me that my very favourite Tapas restaurant, El Borracho de Oro was teaming up with Estrella Galicia to present a matched menu, it seemed like a great excuse to fill my face with tapas and learn about beers …

Meadowsweet Saison
Events, Food

Taste The Quarter: Jewellery Quarter Independents

Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter is full of amazing independent businesses, and there’s far more to find than the obvious jewellers. You can find quirky bars, fine dining, and even a brewer. The fabulous Whisky Club hosted a crew of bloggers to Taste the Quarter and find out more about some wonderful Jewellery Quarter Independents. burning soul First, we …

Highland Park Viking Honour
Events, Food

Whisky Tasting with Brumderland at The Anchor

If you’ve met Brumderland (and she does know most of Birmingham, so chances are, you have), she’s probably made you try many whiskies. The next natural step was for her to host a private tasting for the Coven. We took over the back room at The Anchor, and Vicky led us through a little tour of her liquor …

Best Food Blogger finalists
Blogging, Events

Midlands Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards, 2018

The Midlands Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards are over for another year. I wanted to stop by and say a massive thank you to everybody who took the time to vote for me. Your support has meant the world to me, and just being a finalist is something I’m immensely proud of. I spent the evening with fellow Best …

Sushi Birmingham
Bars and Pubs, Events, Food, Restaurants

Exploring The Cube, Birmingham

Possibly one of Birmingham’s most iconic buildings, The Cube is tucked away on the canal side, full of a range of options to eat, work and play. You’ll find a luxe hotel, restaurants galore, a spa and soon, even a bowling alley. I was invited to join some fellow bloggers on a guided adventure around The Cube, …

Events, Food, Restaurants

A Swing and a Miss at Bodega

We’re lucky in Birmingham to have some really great foody and boozy options, and a large group of those are owned by Bitters N Twisted. The jewel in the  Bitters crown has long been Bodega, which has now expanded into Derby, Leicester, Worcester, and most recently, Sutton Coldfield. I’ve eaten at Bodega many times, as a blogger, and as a …

Bars and Pubs, Events, Food

Cocktail Masterclass at Tom’s Kitchen

Please note, Tom’s Kitchen closed permanently in May 2019. I will confess, by the end of 2017, I  had reached peak ‘cocktail making session’. They became quite the in thing for all blogger events, usually involving a lot of sugar syrup and fruit juice. I hit saturation point, and came to the conclusion that I …

Bars and Pubs, Events, Food

New Whisky Bar Lands in Birmingham

The fabulous people at The Birmingham Whisky Club have taken over a space next to the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, and converted it into a gorgeous new whisky bar; the first bar in Birmingham dedicated to whisky. I went along on Burns Night for a cheeky nose (and a wee dram or two). It’s a much …

Events, Food

Hotel Chocolat Cafe, Birmingham

A new Hotel Chocolat store has opened on New Street, complete with snug cafe at the back. I was invited along to the opening party to try out some of the treats on offer. [easy-image-collage id=5589] The new store is bright and well laid out, with a range of edible delights, including chocolates, alcohol and …