Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Kerala

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

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

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

“Quality Street” – Chai St. Indian Street Kitchen, Cardiff City centre

Second post in as many weeks on Indian street food suggests that decent Indian food, since the sad demise (please come back) of Spiceberry, is back on the City centre lunch … Continue reading

Dec 4, 2016 · 3 Comments

Tikka and tandoor with a twist – Dill Jeera, Llandaff North, Cardiff. UPDATE: Closed May 2018.

It is fair to say that Cardiff is somewhat blessed with top notch Indian restaurants (a different animal, in my view, to your common or garden curry house). Think the … Continue reading

Feb 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

The “Curry Purple”- Purple Poppadum, Cardiff – restaurant review

Cardiff has a profusion of what I call upscale Indian restaurants (as opposed to curry houses of which there are also a lot). A true trailblazer in terms of educating … Continue reading

Sep 27, 2015 · 5 Comments

It ain’t “arf and arf” bad – Spiceberry, Cardiff – CLOSED

A somewhat odd title I concede, but all will be revealed. In the last few years, Cardiff has had the happy experience of a number of what I regard as … Continue reading

Nov 2, 2014 · 7 Comments