Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: New Zealand wine

Hooray for Heaney’s – so is this a great British menu? Heaney’s, Pontcanna, Cardiff.

This post relates to a soft opening event at which the food prices were 50% of the standard prices (booze was full price). Whilst undoubtedly paying half price for food … Continue reading

Oct 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

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

“Proper dog”  – a doggy friendly week in Porthleven, Southern Cornwall.

With a rather depressing January out the way, your main (Summer) holiday may be sorted but what about a UK break either side of the Summer?  At this time of … Continue reading

Feb 12, 2017 · 5 Comments

Marvelous moules or a load of old boules? The Hashery, Cardiff. UPDATE: Closed April 2018

Belgium is famous for a number of things eating wise (think waffles and french fries to name but two on the food front). When it comes to booze, it is … Continue reading

Jan 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Absolutely “Brill”- Kota, Porthleven, Cornwall

A week in Cornwall coincided with a 13th wedding anniversary for me and Mrs. SF (Mrs. SF said it feels more like 130 years – that is a good thing … Continue reading

Dec 11, 2016 · 5 Comments

Curry and Chemistry – Moksh, Cardiff Bay

As I get older and more curmudgeonly (Mrs. SF’s view is that it is no longer possible for me to get more curmudgeonly having hit 100% on the scale some … Continue reading

Jul 10, 2016 · 2 Comments

A woohoo or a boohoo Monday? Base + Barley, Cardiff.                         Update – closed November 2016.

Not many people like their jobs enough to actively look forward to a Monday. I personally experience times where I really enjoy my job and times when I loath it … Continue reading

Jun 19, 2016 · 7 Comments