Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: American food

A boss pit stop at The Burger Shop, Worcester

Recently I have been driving up and down the M5 to the West Midland a bit to drop off Mrs. SF and the dogs at her Mum’s. On the return … Continue reading

Jun 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

Eat, sleep, save and rep-eat. Monday to Sunday eating out offers in Cardiff.

The title is a shameless rehashing of Fatboy Slims’ “Eat, sleep, rave and repeat” track. Better than my usual cringeworthy efforts I thought (not hard you are thinking, I strongly … Continue reading

Jun 9, 2019 · 1 Comment

A “nothing burger” or that’s nothing for a burger? Slug & Lettuce, St. Mary Street, Cardiff city Centre

Being increasingly miserly as I get older, I am always on the look out for lunch time deals. As a result the lunch menu at the new (I always thought … Continue reading

Mar 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Superior sarnies, salads and soups? Sage Deli, Cardiff Market

Cardiff Market’s transformation on the food front continues apace. With the likes of Cheese Pantry, Ffwrme and Milgi Market (in the new vanguard) and the more traditional Bull Terrier and … Continue reading

Feb 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Patty in the Park – Bwydiful, Victoria Park, Cardiff.

I am a big fan of the humble burger. A classic of the fast food world, it ticks (when done properly) all the boxes. Tasty, easy to eat without the … Continue reading

Jan 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Finger lickin or slim pickins? Slim Chickens, St. David’s 2, Cardiff

When it is done properly fast food is an utter joy, but when it is done badly it is the devil’s own work. The difference between really good food and … Continue reading

Jan 6, 2019 · 4 Comments

My best Soliciting (Flavours) of 2018

So yet another year whizzes past at break neck speed. On the food and drink front it has been a good year (bit shite otherwise – glad to see the … Continue reading

Dec 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Finger lickin food? Sticky Fingers Street Food, Brewery Quarter, Cardiff. UPDATE : May 2019 UPDATE: August 2019

Update: They have moved from the Brewery Quarter to a site at the top of Richmond Road (City Road end – where the Varsity use to be). Great if you … Continue reading

Nov 18, 2018 · 6 Comments

The Philly – osopher’s cheesesteak ? The Alchemist, High Street, Cardiff

I sometimes think that on the High Streets of the UK (certainly in Cardiff) the cocktail bar has replaced the bookie or charity shop as the default new use for … Continue reading

Oct 28, 2018 · 2 Comments

Seitanic bites! Greazy Vegan, Cardiff city centre

Vegan food and fast/junk food are not generally seen as being particularly synonymous with each other. Yes there are veggie burgers of various degrees of competency (from quite nice to … Continue reading

Sep 2, 2018 · 3 Comments