Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: restaurant review

Holy margherita – look at the price of that, man! Santa Maria, Cardiff City centre.

Pizza is one of the foods that Cardiff rather excels in and where Batman and Robin- esque (Adam West’s Batman and Burt Ward’s Robin – for those of my age) … Continue reading

Apr 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

An “affare” to remember? Sunday lunch at Porro, Llandaf, Cardiff

As the Italian speakers amongst you will know, “affare” means deal/bargain in Italian and this post refers to the seemingly rather good value Sunday lunch offer at Porro in Llandaf … Continue reading

Apr 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

A “nothing burger” or that’s nothing for a burger? Slug & Lettuce, St. Mary Street, Cardiff city Centre

Being increasingly miserly as I get older, I am always on the look out for lunch time deals. As a result the lunch menu at the new (I always thought … Continue reading

Mar 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Food from the communist bloc or a Caribbean melting pot? Old Havana, Cardiff.

Perceptions of Cuba in terms of food (and many other things) are somewhat polarised. At its best it is viewed as operating to fuse Spanish, African and Caribbean cuisines and … Continue reading

Mar 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

Fixed price, very nice? Mid week lunch at Heaney’s Cardiff

I am a big fan of a fixed price lunch menu, which (at its best) offers the opportunity of eating at some of the best places without breaking the bank … Continue reading

Mar 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

It’s chilli up North – Salkaara, Llandaf North, Cardiff.

Since the demise of Dill Jeera, in Llandaf North, I have been lacking an easily accessible “go to” eat in and takeaway Indian. I was rather enamoured with the food … Continue reading

Feb 17, 2019 · Leave a comment