Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: sausages

Pastures anew and now breakfast fodder too – Grazing Shed, St Mary Street, Cardiff.

I am not usually a breakfast person, with my standard start to the morning a strong short coffee and that is it. Not ideal for the health police’s point of … Continue reading

Dec 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Marvellous Mangalitza and mega mash – Pitt Cue, Soho, London UPDATE – Moved to 1 The Avenue, Devonshire Square, London, EC2M 4YP. CLOSED

On a business trip to London, I had a couple of hours to kill between the end of my meeting and the train back home I had a reservation on. … Continue reading

Sep 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Man versus Spam (who is top dog) – Hogwurst, Cardiff – restaurant review

I have a hate – hate relationship with Spam. This originates from my early school days when Spam fritters for lunch was dreaded by one and all. One of the … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Wall to “Berlin” wall food – eating out in Berlin

Very occasionally my work takes me abroad, with trips to Europe mainly. Most people think this is quite glamorous – it isn’t. Long working days and then solo nights in … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

Two men and their dogs – Drunken Sailor, pop up review

Drunken Sailor is the latest of a rash of pop ups to grace Cardiff’s ever burgeoning food scene. It comprises of two guys whom I know vaguely from the blogosphere … Continue reading

Apr 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

Banker of a two course lunch – Potted Pig , Cardiff

A somewhat cryptic title to this post, I admit, which is due to the Potted Pig being located in what was previously the vault for the Lloyds Bank site (the … Continue reading

Sep 7, 2014 · 6 Comments

Wolfing down a Scottie dog at Brewdog, Cardiff- Bar review

As I get older the more I favour the complex flavours offered by proper craft beers as opposed to the industrial lagers I tended to drink in my youth (in … Continue reading

Aug 31, 2014 · 2 Comments