Casual Dining, Food & Drink

Sunday Best at Pieminister

Sunday Best

Living with a Northerner means I understand the importance of both a good pie, and a good Sunday roast. Pieminister have worked some witchery to combine the two with their new Sunday Best option, which when they emailed me to ask if I wanted to try it, sounded simultaneously genius and completely insane. So naturally, I accepted the offer. …

Wedding

The Bad Bride Diaries: What To Expect At A Wedding Dress Appointment

This is post 13 of 13 in the series “The Bad Bride Diaries” I can’t lie, I spent a lot of last week googling ‘what to expect at a wedding dress appointment’, and feeling mostly a bit nervous and confused. I booked myself an appointment to try on wedding dresses at David’s Bridal, rounded up my …

Bars and Pubs, Fine Dining, Food & Drink, Foodie News

Coming Soon: Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals - Lounge Area

I don’t think a bar opening has ever been more anticipated than the opening of Nocturnal Animals, and with very good reason. The bar is from the chaps behind The Wilderness, and will be opening it’s doors on Bennetts Hill in early November. The venue is inspired by 80s pop culture, and with The Wilderness team involved, you know …

Events, Fine Dining, Food & Drink

Cheese Dinner with Harvey and Brockless, Opus

Cheese Board

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’. …

Casual Dining, Food & Drink

Sunday Lunch at the Edwardian Tearooms, Birmingham

Sunday Roast

Going for a roast dinner in a museum might not seem like an obvious choice, but you can do just that at the Edwardian Tearooms in the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. I’ve written about the gorgeous tearoom before, when they added their Press for Champagne buttons, but I’ve never actually eaten there. the roast You can bag …

Casual Dining, Food & Drink

Dinner at The Stable, Birmingham

Royale With Cheese

It’s not long since I last wrote about the Stable, but I’m also always up for Cider, so when Hoot Hospitality asked if I wanted to come and help him drink a cider board and eat pizza, I said yes. the cider The Stable‘s Kai greeted us with Cider Board stocked with some of his personal favourites from …

Food & Drink, Restaurants

Aria Restaurant, Hyatt Regency Birmingham

Hyatt Regency Birmingham

It would be easy to assume that Broad Street is just a wasteland of cheap Vodka shots and hen parties, but if you stray away from the bars, you’ll find an oasis of calm in the form of the Hyatt Regency. the hotel The hotel, famous for hosting the Conservatives for their party conference, is a …

Events, Food & Drink, Restaurants

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

Roasted Galician Octopus Leg and pandera potatoes

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 …