Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: lobster

Cornish Canine Capers – Part I, Padstow and surrounds.

Mrs. SF, I and the dogs’ annual pilgrimage to Cornwall led us to a new part of the County this year with a week in Padstow (this part one) and … Continue reading

Oct 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

From one bridge to another- Thomas by Tom Simmons, Pontcanna, Cardiff

Welsh chef Tom Simmons’ first restaurant is located at Tower Bridge in London and he has now crossed the Bridge (the Severn) to open a second restaurant this time in … Continue reading

Jul 12, 2020

A “dining” room with a view – Mirador de Ulia, Donostia San Sebastián, Spain

For food and wine lover like myself and Mrs. SF, Donostia San Sebastián has pretty much the full package. Whilst the fabulous pintxos bars are the main draw for me … Continue reading

Jul 22, 2018 · 3 Comments

A real catch or one to throw back? Seafood Shack, Cardiff. UPDATE – closed until further notice due to a “cyber attack”!? – 30/12/2017

UPDATE : The plot thickens as to the closure of this place based on a recent (17/1/18) BBC article. Despite being on the coast, Cardiff is surprisingly bereft of places specialising … Continue reading

Jul 9, 2017 · 4 Comments

A wine lover’s paradise – Rekondo, Donostia San Sebastian

Donostia San Sebastian really has it all. Great beaches, fantastic food and lovely (food obsessed) people (oh and oodles of shoe shops – if that is your thing). It is … Continue reading

Nov 22, 2015 · 7 Comments

Back on the pintxos – dining on the hoof (well trotter actually) in Donostia San Sebastian

As readers of the blog will know I have an enduring love of Pais Vasco (the Basque Country) and, in particular, Donostia San Sebastian (foodie heaven on earth if there … Continue reading

Nov 15, 2015 · 7 Comments

What a “Jerk”! Jerkit Jamaican Street Food, Cardiff – takeaway review Update May 2016 Update November 2016- closed till further notice it seems 😕

Update – May 2016 Jerkit is now a fully licensed sit down restaurant and take away rather than just a take away. Original post No l am not being abusive, … Continue reading

Aug 9, 2015 · 3 Comments

Affordable luxury (if you go for the lobster) – Burger and Lobster, Cardiff UPDATED JULY 2015, UPDATED May 2016, UPDATED July 2016 CLOSED

July 2016 update Seems B&L are to close this site in Cardiff. Shame that, as always enjoyed their lobster. Can’t say they didn’t try everything with multiple menu changes, but … Continue reading

Jan 4, 2015 · 11 Comments