Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: chicken

Ruling the “cooped up” roost? Mr. Croquewich’s fried chicken shop.

There have been many, many sh*te things to moan about in terms of lockdown and all being cooped up inside with no place to go, not least the likely dreadful … Continue reading

Jul 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

Persian pick me up – Taste of Persia

Following a fabulous “Cook at home” feast from Leyli Joon & Co. at the beginning of lockdown, I have developed quite a taste for Persian food. As a result an … Continue reading

Jun 14, 2020 · 3 Comments

A tale of two takeaways – lockdown living delivered by Keralan Karavan and Salkara.

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I am not a big takeaway eater.¬†All to often something seems to get lost in the process and I have tended to be … Continue reading

May 3, 2020 · 6 Comments

A lockdown treat – Cook with Leyli Joon & Co.

Continuing with my “eat at home” theme (not got much choice really, in what feels like day 3229 of the lockdown), I have been amazed (and delighted) at how fleet … Continue reading

Apr 12, 2020 · 2 Comments

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

Another day, another Malay – Tukdin Flavours of Malaysia, Paddington, London

I am going to try and keep the blog running for as long as I can, as have a few weeks of post in the locker and am really hoping … Continue reading

Mar 22, 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

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

Take heart, liver little and give this place a go(nad)! Dark, Cardiff City Centre

Whilst nose to tail eating is increasingly in vogue these day (gawd bless Fergus Henderson and his St John’s Restaurant for having blazed the trail in bringing this sort of … Continue reading

Dec 22, 2019

Far from a Greek tragedy? Souvlike, Cardiff City Centre.

When Sticky Fingers moved out of the Brewery Quarter, upping sticks to Roath, the area around Caroline Street in Cardiff City centre became a lot less interesting to me of … Continue reading

Dec 8, 2019