Soliciting Flavours

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

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Dog, fish and sips – a week of food and drink in Cornwall – UPDATED

With Christmas and New Year’s Eve (the latter the most over hyped celebration of the year) out the way and the wet and windy month of January seemingly never ending, … Continue reading

Jan 12, 2020

My best soliciting (flavours) of 2019

On the food and drink front it has been another good year. Despite not going to my beloved Spain and, in particular, Pais Vasco (my food heaven) this year (or … Continue reading

Dec 29, 2019

Franks so much for lunch! Franks, Cardiff Central Market

The hot dog is one of the true greats of the fast food world. I am not referring here to the sorry, soggy, members (made of gawd knows what) that … Continue reading

Nov 24, 2019

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 · 4 Comments

Tiffin time! Mowgli Street Food, Cardiff

Tiffin is a throwback to day of the Raj, a light mid – afternoon meal taken by the chaps in pith helmets or (for those of a older generation like … Continue reading

Aug 4, 2019 · 2 Comments

Holding out for a gyro? Meat…ing Point, Mermaid Way, Cardiff

One of the myriad of “pain in the arse” problems for dypraxic and dyslexic people, like me, is pronunciation of words (proof reading and spelling are a bitch too, as … Continue reading

Jul 7, 2019 · Leave a comment