Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: curry

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

Ivy league or lots of pet peeves? The Ivy, Cardiff City centre.

At the back end of 2019 there was seemingly (at least in some circles – not mine) much excitement as to the arrival of the Ivy in Cardiff (Wales Online … Continue reading

Mar 1, 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

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

The wanderers sets down roots – Nomad Kitchen at Kongs, Cardiff.

I was rather sad when Burger Theory ended their residency at Kongs and doubly sad when they failed to find appropriate premises to operate on a standalone basis in Cardiff … Continue reading

Dec 1, 2019

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

Food that brings a smile to your face? Bann Thai Smile, Canton, Cardiff. UPDATE: Closed

Update: Drove past this place recently and noted it is now a Midde Eastern restaurant called Dubai Nights (think that was whst was there before so not sure what happened … Continue reading

Aug 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Tiffin time! Mowgli Street Food, Cardiff

Tiffin is a throwback to day of the Raj, a light mid – afternoon meal taken by the chaps in pith helmets or (for those of a older generation like … Continue reading

Aug 4, 2019 · 2 Comments

It’s chilli up North – Salkaara, Llandaf North, Cardiff.

Since the demise of Dill Jeera, in Llandaf North, I have been lacking an easily accessible “go to” eat in and takeaway Indian. I was rather enamoured with the food … Continue reading

Feb 17, 2019 · 1 Comment

Stairway to “curry” heaven? The Indian Upstairs, The Karavan@No.5. UPDATED MAY 2019

Update The Karavan is no longer at this venue, but can be found in the evenings as the Crafty Cellar in Penarth (Windsor Road). “The Indian Upstairs” sounds like one … Continue reading

Dec 9, 2018 · 1 Comment