Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: cheap eats

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

Sometimes it is the little things – Little Kitchen CF3, Cardiff

I was approached by the lady who has set up the Little Kitchen CF3 , a Cardiff based home cooked meal delivery service, with a view to a “comp’d three … Continue reading

Sep 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

V for Vermuteria – Vermut, Cardiff City centre

As I hispanophile, I have a love of the hole in the wall bars that are typical of many a Spanish town and city. These are the sorts of places … Continue reading

Sep 13, 2020

Dipping it’s toe back in the water, French style – Milkwood’s take away menu.

Milkwood in Pontcanna was (after an initial burst of takeaway activity) dormant for most of lockdown, but in a very welcome sign of things slowly (oh so slowly) getting back … Continue reading

Aug 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

“Holy ribbed for your pleasure” Batman! Kapow Ribs home delivery.

As lockdown goes on and on and on and the days meld into one long homogenious unit, who knew the routine of work would be so gratefully received, I look … Continue reading

May 17, 2020 · 1 Comment

A sweet and sour Sunday – Sunday lunch at the Summer Palace , Llandaff, Cardiff

Well before the accursed Covid – 19 hit, the Summer Palace in Llandaff was going through the mill. The place has been a fixture on Llandaff High Street for the … Continue reading

Mar 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

No basket case! New bar menu at the Heathcock, Llandaff, Cardiff.

Whilst it is alway interesting (usually in a good way,┬ábut regrettably not always) to visit shiny new places, everyone has their go to joints which they return to time and … Continue reading

Mar 15, 2020

When a meal done well is far from well done – Steak frites night at Paysan, Bloc, Victoria Park, Cardiff

I suspect, even with “plant based” stuff being so achingly on trend, many people (certainly in the UK) if asked what they would opt for as their death row meal … Continue reading

Feb 16, 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

My best soliciting (flavours) of 2019

On the food and drink front it has been another good year. Despite not going to my beloved Spain and, in particular, Pais Vasco (my food heaven) this year (or … Continue reading

Dec 29, 2019