Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Drink

Water’s the name, wine and so much more is the game – Uisce by Heaneys, Pontcanna, Cardiff. UPDATED: July 2019

Uisce (pronounced Ish-ka) is the new venture from Tommy Heaney, badged as a wine and coffee bar. As Uisce means water in Gaelic and it being a wine bar (a … Continue reading

May 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

In the “Baohaus”. Bao Tuesday at The Blue Honey Night Cafe.

With the blog I am trying not just to look at new places (good and sometimes not so good), but also different stuff about places I have blogged about already. … Continue reading

May 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Kushty kofte? Lezzet Turkish Kitchen, Cardiff City Centre. UPDATED 14th May

I have reviewed a number of Turkish places in the past on the blog and with the closing of one (Efes BBQ) it seemed an opportune moment to take a … Continue reading

May 12, 2019 · 4 Comments

Now that’s what I call “Sunday” Service – a twist on Sunday lunch at Bar 44

This blogging lark can be hard work. For some reason (touch of OCD perhaps, but if it is it certainly doesn’t cross over into any other aspect of my life … Continue reading

Apr 28, 2019 · 1 Comment

An “affare” to remember? Sunday lunch at Porro, Llandaf, Cardiff

As the Italian speakers amongst you will know, “affare” means deal/bargain in Italian and this post refers to the seemingly rather good value Sunday lunch offer at Porro in Llandaf … Continue reading

Apr 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Food from the communist bloc or a Caribbean melting pot? Old Havana, Cardiff.

Perceptions of Cuba in terms of food (and many other things) are somewhat polarised. At its best it is viewed as operating to fuse Spanish, African and Caribbean cuisines and … Continue reading

Mar 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Not your “bog” standard coffee shop fare! Friday nights at Bloc, Victoria Park, Cardiff

I am always impressed by people who are prepared to take a calculated risk and they say you must speculate to accumulate (an adage that the risk averse lawyer in … Continue reading

Mar 17, 2019 · Leave a comment