Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Chilli

Spice up your lunchtime – a couple of spice driven options to “take back to you desk” in Cardiff City Centre.

Sarnies have been for many a year the staple of the majority of people’s working day lunches in the UK. Whilst we have progressed (not sure it is progress at … Continue reading

May 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

No beef with there being no beef! Ruin Cafe Bar, Cardiff.

Readers of the blog will know that I am at best an omnivore and at worst a voracious carnivore. I can’t help it, I love eating (good quality) meat. Despite … Continue reading

Jun 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

A masterful pop up? Home Supper club by @kitchenclonc at Pettigrew Tea Rooms, Cardiff

If you live in Cardiff, unless you have been living a hermit like existence under a rock, you will undoubtedly have heard of the exploits of Imran Nathoo, the Cardiff … Continue reading

Jun 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

A very “Malay’d – back” lunch. Wok-ker Shaker, Tudor Street, Cardiff

Malay food is one of my favourite cuisines, with Malaysia being one of my most memorable holiday destinations. Everyone should have Borneo on their holiday bucket list – beguilingly beautiful … Continue reading

Mar 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

Takeaway, the Pakistani way – Lahore Kebabish

Curry houses in the UK tend to be Bangladeshi or Indian and (to my mind at least) Pakistani restaurants are much more of a rarity. Certainly in Cardiff the vast … Continue reading

Dec 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nothing planned for lunchtime? – The Plan, Cardiff

The Plan has seemingly been around for nearly as long as I have been in Cardiff (a very long time indeed). Situated in one of Cardiff’s beautiful Victorian arcades it … Continue reading

Oct 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

Pronto pasta – Bramina, Cardiff City Centre

With the proliferation (some welcome, others not so much) of swanky new places to eat at lunch time in Cardiff, it is easy to forget the independent stalwarts of the … Continue reading

Jul 3, 2016 · Leave a comment