Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: lunch

“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

The killer Bs?  Bwyta Bwyd Bombai, High Street, Arcade, Cardiff. UPDATE: MOVING TO NEW PREMISE ON THE HIGH ST.

After a period of de-currification of the Cardiff City centre  (with the only really decent one in the Centre in the form of Spiceberry having closed some time ago – don’t really … Continue reading

Nov 27, 2016 · 4 Comments

Bagging a bootylicious bargain? Duke of Wellington, Cardiff City Centre

Possibly a rather risqué title bearing in mind my play on words name for this blog and the Oxford Dictionary definition (frankly amazed there is one) of bootylicious, but in … Continue reading

Nov 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Giving Cardiff a Viennese whirl- Wally’s Kaffeehaus.

As the nights really start to draw in and December looms on the horizon, my thoughts often go to Vienna . Mrs. SF and I are frequent visitors there in … Continue reading

Nov 6, 2016 · 3 Comments

Nothing planned for lunchtime? – The Plan, Cardiff

The Plan has seemingly been around for nearly as long as I have been in Cardiff (a very long time indeed). Situated in one of Cardiff’s beautiful Victorian arcades it … Continue reading

Oct 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

Small by nature, big in flavour? SmallBAR, Cardiff. UPDATE: Closed – now Beelzebub

The smallBAR, which has taken over the unit that use to be Applejacks, is part of a seemingly growing recognition from across the bridge of the potential of the food … Continue reading

Oct 16, 2016 · 3 Comments

Monsterously good value grub? Sully’s Cafe, Cardiff City centre.

Bit of artistic licence here, as the “monster(ously)” in the title alludes to the surprisingly affable monster, Sulley, from Monsters Inc (being dyspraxic and dyslexic, I often miss out letters in words … Continue reading

Oct 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Totally “pit” boss – Hangfire Southern Kitchen, Barry, South Wales.

It has taken me an eon it seems to finally get to what is rapidly becoming the “legendary” permanent base in Barry, South Wales of the dynamic duo (already the … Continue reading

Sep 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

A rare burger indeed! Tommi’s Burger Joint, Marylebone, London.

When you think of Iceland (the place rather than the store), burgers are perhaps not the first thing that comes to mind (more a case of vikings, the Northern lights, … Continue reading

Sep 18, 2016 · 4 Comments

A port of call for all foodies – eating and drinking in Porto, Portugal.

As a wine lover, Porto and its port lodges (actually all the lodges are in Vila Nova de Gaia, with Porto itself north of the Douro river and Vila Nova … Continue reading

Aug 28, 2016 · 1 Comment