Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: cake

Opening a new Chapter – Caffi Sïo, Cardiff Bay. UPDATE: Closed September 2018

Chapter Arts Centre in Canton has been a perennial favorite of Mrs. SF and I for many a year. I love the cinema (can’t take food or drink in so … Continue reading

Dec 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Lunch unlocked! Quay Street Kitchen, Cardiff. UPDATED – 11/1/18

The focus of this blog tends to be on my forays out , usually into Cardiff city centre, of a lunch time and it is nice that Cardiff has a … Continue reading

Nov 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

Food and drink done the “Wright” way! Wright’s Food Emporium, Llarnathney, Carmarthenshire.

Wright’s Food Emporium is somewhere I have been champing at the bit to visit for ages. Every report I have heard has been along the lines of ” You have … Continue reading

Nov 19, 2017 · 2 Comments

Making the cut?  Corner Coffee, Cardiff City Centre.

The title (cryptic as ever from me) refers to my coffee preference, at the moment, being a cortado. This is a coffee where an espresso is “cut” (on a 50:50 … Continue reading

Oct 15, 2017 · 2 Comments

“Feed your inner sole”-  breakfast at The Potting Shed, Insole Court Mansion House, Llandaff, Cardiff

In the UK something that is pretty close to our heart and soul food wise is the breakfast fry up. Smashed avocado (why is it smashed rather than mashed – … Continue reading

Oct 8, 2017 · 4 Comments

Pay it forward pizza – Pizza Pronto, Treetop Adventure Golf, St. David’s 2, Cardiff City Centre.

Pizza Pronto (which started off in Penarth – still there – and then expanded to a second outlet in Cardiff Bay- no longer there) has moved into the City centre … Continue reading

Sep 24, 2017 · 3 Comments

A lunch time bullseye? The Bull Terrier Cafe, Cardiff Central Market

When I was younger, the greasy spoon was a key feature on most high streets in the UK.  I have always had fond memories of such places as my Grandfather … Continue reading

Sep 17, 2017 · 3 Comments

One of Cardiff’s hot new coffee shops? 200 Degrees, Cardiff City Centre 

The growth of the coffee shop culture on the UK high street is nothing short of a phenomena. A report, earlier this year, suggested that the combined turnover of coffee shops … Continue reading

Sep 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Getting on board with one of Cardiff’s Independents – Boardroom Coffee shop – CLOSED.

When you think of lunch in the boardroom, you would be forgiven for thinking of a sumptuous room with a massive mahogany table dripping with the trappings of wealth and … Continue reading

May 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Don’t judge a “libro” by its cover – Calabrisella, Canton, Cardiff

Restaurants come in all shapes and sizes and as a general rule the swankier the exterior and interior the higher the expectations in terms of the food on offer (and … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · 4 Comments