Soliciting Flavours

Musings (more like rambling thoughts) of a Cardiff based lawyer obsessed with food and wine

Wot comes out of Africa!? Blue Nile restaurant, Birmingham

I like to think I am pretty well versed in the cuisines of the World, having travelled a bit. A region, however, I have had very little exposure to on … Continue reading

February 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

A shining star or black hole? Seren Diemwnt, Llandaff, Cardiff

Llandaff (a suburb of Cardiff, as well as a city in its own right due to it having its own cathedral, where I live) has a quaint high street with … Continue reading

February 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Which 01 is número uno? A tasting of reserva and gran reserva wines from the glorious 2001 Rioja vintage.

Regular reader of the blog will know I am rather partial to a glass of vino and my first love (wine wise – think otherwise it was a blonde when … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

For that “special” dinner? Arbennig, Pontcanna, Cardiff

The period post Christmas and into January is a difficult time for restaurants. A lot of people, having blown out over the Christmas period, tend to go into financial hibernation. … Continue reading

January 28, 2018 · 3 Comments

Feed your face for a fiver! Sit down lunch time bargains in Cardiff City centre.

After Christmas money tends to be tight, with the blow out over and pay day still some way off. Many of us feel, in January, the need to pinch the … Continue reading

January 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bang tidy burgers? The Grazing Shed, Cardiff

I do like a good burger and many burger joints have featured over the years on the blog. Despite me being based in Cardiff, the majority of my burger posts … Continue reading

January 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Heat and eats in tapas town – a few days stuffing my face in Sevilla, Spain.

With Christmas and New Year out the way many people’s thoughts turn to where to go on holiday (with us all getting bombarded by incessant holiday adverts on the TV … Continue reading

January 7, 2018 · Leave a comment