Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Arabic food

Taking time out for a long(a) lunch/brunch break? Longa Turkish Cafe, Cardif.

Turkey is, perhaps somewhat unfairly, not particularly famed for its cuisine. Ask 100 people to list the great cuisines of the world and (outside Turkey) I doubt very much many (if … Continue reading

Aug 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Kushty kofte? Lezzet Turkish Kitchen, Cardiff City Centre. UPDATED 14th May

I have reviewed a number of Turkish places in the past on the blog and with the closing of one (Efes BBQ) it seemed an opportune moment to take a … Continue reading

May 12, 2019 · 7 Comments

Working up an appetite. The “worker lunch” at Steen the Chef, Cardiff City Centre

I am always on the look out for bargain lunch time offers in Cardiff. This have the dual benefit of getting me off my arse and out of the office … Continue reading

Sep 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

Feb 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

City centre shawarma – the Royal Coast Café, Cardiff City centre.

When it comes to Middle Eastern food the go to places in Cardiff tend to be in the East of the City – predominantly the Roath area, with City Road … Continue reading

Jul 30, 2017 · Leave a comment