Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Chilli

Pho-cking awesome? Pho at Pho Vietnamese Street Food and Hanoi 1991,

For years there has been an obvious and gaping hole in terms of what is on offer in Cardiff on the food front. That hole was the total and utter … Continue reading

Oct 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Is breast best? Ji, The Chicken shop, Canton Cardiff

As posts on Chick’N’Sours and Coqfighter have shown, I am a big fan of fried chicken. As a result I have decried in recent months the seeming paucity of good … Continue reading

Oct 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

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. UPDATED

UPDATE Place seems to be called Polarity now. Modus operandi seems to be the same. Readers of the blog will know that I am at best an omnivore and at … 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