Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Canton

The “pack” brunch – breakfast/brunch  at Dusty Knuckle, Canton, Cardiff UPDATE: No longer at The Printhaus, now at the Papermill.

Sunday mornings for Mrs. SF and I always start off with a long walk (usually in the park) with our dogs. As Mrs. SF also runs a dog sitting and … Continue reading

Apr 30, 2017 · 2 Comments

Sen-sational value! Sen BBQ, Canton, Cardiff.

The kebab and, in particular, the doner is a much maligned beast. People, quite rightly in some cases, view the rotating elephant’s foot with suspicion. “What meat does it really … Continue reading

Oct 23, 2016 · 4 Comments

Knock out pizza? Dusty Knuckle Pizza, Canton, Cardiff

As per usual I am very late to the game in visiting Dusty Knuckle’s ‘no longer’ new home at the Printhaus in Canton, Cardiff (and missed the boat completely when … Continue reading

Sep 11, 2016 · 3 Comments

For cod’s hake where can I find a decent plaice? Fintans Fish & Chip Co, Victoria Park, Cardiff

Despite fish and chips being a national dish in the UK (when I was growing up in Somerset you could set your watch by where certain people would be in … Continue reading

Aug 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

La leisurely lunch – Chez Francis, Canton, Cardiff. UPDATE: Under new ownership and new name – Stanley’s -May 2018.

A ritual in the department I work within is a financial year end knees up. A brief moment to celebrate the end of a hard slog to beat the set … Continue reading

Jun 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

The “Curry Purple”- Purple Poppadum, Cardiff – restaurant review

Cardiff has a profusion of what I call upscale Indian restaurants (as opposed to curry houses of which there are also a lot). A true trailblazer in terms of educating … Continue reading

Sep 27, 2015 · 5 Comments