Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: outside UK

The art of the Steak – Casa Rufo, Bilbao, Spain

After a week of gorging ourselves on pintxos in Donostia San Sebastian and Bilbao, Mrs. SF, my sister, her husband and I fancied something more substantial in the form of … Continue reading

Apr 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

Sit down supper in San Sebastian – Bodegon Alejandro.

Donostia San Sebastian is one of my favourite places in the world. The pintxos culture, where you bar hop from one delicious morsel to another (with very decent and cheap booze) in … Continue reading

Apr 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

My best soliciting (Flavours) of 2016 

Firstly Happy New Year – hope you are not nursing too much of a monster hangover. Well 2016 was a funny old year wasn’t it – who’d have thought a … Continue reading

Jan 1, 2017 · 3 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

Sherry baby – a week of eating and drinking in Jerez, Spain

I absolutely love sherry. Not the insipid rubbish your Nan use to drink (the sweet British or Cypriot stuff that can no longer legally- thanks to the EU – be … Continue reading

May 1, 2016 · 7 Comments

A tale of two cities – eating out in Budapest

Mrs. SF and I tend to go away for the first week of December for our Anniversary. Mrs. SF likes Christmas markets and I like to stuff my face. We … Continue reading

Dec 13, 2015 · 2 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