Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: cafe

Breakfast of champions – Heathcock Bakery, Llandaff.

I am not really much of a breakfast person, with my usual start to the day involving a cup of strong coffee and little else. Yes I know that it … Continue reading

Oct 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Cornish Capers before the “circuit breaker” – St Ives Bay and beyond

As we are (at least here in Wales), back in our gilded cages with our lockdown/circuit breaker/fire break (always interesting to find out what items our lords and masters consider … Continue reading

Oct 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Cornish Canine Capers – Part I, Padstow and surrounds.

Mrs. SF, I and the dogs’ annual pilgrimage to Cornwall led us to a new part of the County this year with a week in Padstow (this part one) and … Continue reading

Oct 11, 2020 · 1 Comment

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┬áto list the great cuisines of the world and (outside Turkey) I doubt very much many (if … Continue reading

Aug 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Tea for two and a tale of two teas – Click and collection cream tea from Cocorico Patisserie, Cardiff.

I am not a huge consumer of afternoon tea, as have always thought it a slightly old fashion and oddly timed meal (doesn’t really fits in to the working day … Continue reading

Jun 21, 2020 · 2 Comments

Ivy league or lots of pet peeves? The Ivy, Cardiff City centre.

At the back end of 2019 there was seemingly (at least in some circles – not mine) much excitement as to the arrival of the Ivy in Cardiff (Wales Online … Continue reading

Mar 1, 2020

A-malay-zing? Warisan Cafe, Paddington, London

I seemed to be in London with work a fair bit before Christmas and when I am up that way all too often I have been in a long meeting … Continue reading

Feb 2, 2020

What’s my opinion of this Pole? Sunflower&I, Cardiff Bay.

Poland is not a country that tends to ride high on the list of food destinations and it is fair to say Polish food is unlikely to feature on anyone’s … Continue reading

Jan 19, 2020

It’s good to “B” back! 3B’s Cafe, Cardiff City Centre

I was rather sad when the original 3 B’s cafe closed late last year, with it being probably my favourite place for cheap but very good Indian food in Cardiff … Continue reading

Nov 3, 2019

Small plates, Plat(s) Paysan – New Paysan Food offering at Bloc Coffee on a Saturday.

I have blogged about the Friday night “fixed price” menu offering from Paysan Food at Bloc Coffee in Victoria Park (Cardiff’s place to be with John Cook – Ember, Dirt, … Continue reading

Jun 23, 2019 · 3 Comments