Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: lunchtime

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

Pho-cking awesome? Pho at Pho Vietnamese Street Food and Hanoi 1991,

For years there has been an obvious and gaping hole in terms of what is on offer in Cardiff on the food front. That hole was the total and utter … Continue reading

Oct 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Is breast best? Ji, The Chicken shop, Canton Cardiff

As posts on Chick’N’Sours and Coqfighter have shown, I am a big fan of fried chicken. As a result I have decried in recent months the seeming paucity of good … Continue reading

Oct 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

For that culinary cwtch – Nook, Victoria Park Cardiff.

From my home base in Llandaff, Victoria Park is a shortish walk. When I first moved to Llandaff (15 odd years ago), Vic. Park was a food desert with naught … Continue reading

Sep 29, 2019 · 5 Comments

The best tenner I may ever spend! The Plat du Jour at Wilsons, Bristol

Leading a wine tasting, in Bristol for the Jeroboam Club, on wines from Catalonia all the way down to Jumilla, I needed to be in Bristol early to decant the … Continue reading

Sep 22, 2019 · 1 Comment

In the pink? Honest Burgers, Cardiff City Centre

I have always been a fan of Honest Burgers, having blogged about one of their London outlets way back in 2014 (in the early days of the blog) and the … Continue reading

Sep 8, 2019 · 2 Comments

Little by nature, huge on flavour! The little french, Bristol.

A Napoleon complex is an overcompensation for being small, born of a little Frenchman who (if truth be told) did rather (over) compensate for his diminutive statute by way of … Continue reading

Sep 1, 2019 · 1 Comment

Is the “New” World any different to the “Old” World? Le Monde, Cardiff City centre.

Le Monde has been going for what seems like an eternity, with it being the “in vogue” place (alongside its long deceased stable mate Champers) when I was at Uni … Continue reading

Aug 25, 2019 · 3 Comments

Lunch with extra crunch! Chick’n’ Sours, Soho, London.

Following on from my recent post on a very decent bit of fried chicken in London at Coqfighter, this place (recommended by Gourmet Gorro – can’t go wrong usually with … Continue reading

Jul 21, 2019 · 1 Comment

Feeling peckish? Coqfighter, Soho, London.

I happened to be in London for a couple of days and had a hankering for some good fried chicken (something a little lacking in Cardiff, in my humble opinion, … Continue reading

Jun 30, 2019 · 2 Comments