Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Fried chicken

Finger lickin or slim pickins? Slim Chickens, St. David’s 2, Cardiff

When it is done properly fast food is an utter joy, but when it is done badly it is the devil’s own work. The difference between really good food and … Continue reading

Jan 6, 2019 · 2 Comments

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

“The Indian Upstairs” sounds like one of those dodgy 70s/early 80s sitcoms that nobody would dare to air these days. It is, however, a new venture from the guys from … Continue reading

Dec 9, 2018 · 1 Comment

A world beating burger? The Beefy Boys, Hereford.

The somewhat sleepy Marches Cathedral City of Hereford is, perhaps, not where you would expect to find a burger joint that garnered the award of the “Best Burger” at the … Continue reading

Aug 5, 2018 · 1 Comment

My best Soliciting (Flavours) of 2017

It is that time of the year again when the excesses of Christmas have passed and we have the ginormous anti-climax that is New Year’s Eve to (not) look forward … Continue reading

Dec 31, 2017 · 3 Comments

Bang on the money – Blue Honey Night Café, Cardiff City centre.

As with my post last week on Calabrisella, little gems can pop up in the most unexpected of places. Blue Honey Night Café (or is it just “The Night Café” – … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · 3 Comments

Chocolate orange is not the only sandwich – seven places in Cardiff City Centre to get a proper sarnie

The somewhat unusual title (I know I have form for this) to this post (a bastardisation of “Orange is not the only fruit“) refers to fact that the press were … Continue reading

Apr 2, 2017 · 1 Comment

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