Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Monastrell

Not your “bog” standard coffee shop fare! Friday nights at Bloc, Victoria Park, Cardiff

I am always impressed by people who are prepared to take a calculated risk and they say you must speculate to accumulate (an adage that the risk averse lawyer in … Continue reading

Mar 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Fab(ada) new lunch time menu at Asador 44, Cardiff.

This post was intended to be a shorter than usual post (I know, don’t fall off your collective chairs), as it is a re-look at a place I have blogged … Continue reading

Feb 3, 2019 · 6 Comments

The cream of Bristol sherry bars? Bar 44, Bristol.

Bristol is often seen as more of a foodie town than Cardiff (with Jay Rayner being rather scathing as to the relative gastronomic charms of the two cities – very … Continue reading

Sep 9, 2018 · 1 Comment

Basque-ing in the meat!! Goizeko Izarra el txuletón de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain.

After nigh on a week of gorging on pintxos and Michelin Star dainties in glorious Donostia San Sebastian (please let me win the lottery so I can buy a house … Continue reading

Jul 15, 2018 · 1 Comment

Fast as well as Basque!! New “Express Lunch” menu at Curado Bar, Cardiff city centre. UPDATED: June 2018

I am a big fan of Curado Bar in Cardiff. It, along with Bar 44 and Asador 44, addresses admirably my addiction to pretty much all things Spanish on the … Continue reading

Mar 11, 2018 · 2 Comments

Take a Bao! Bao, Fitzrovia, London

Bao in London has been somewhat of a phenomenon for a few years now, with tales of epic queues to grab one of the few tables/stools in their miniscule Soho … Continue reading

Dec 3, 2017 · 2 Comments