Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Street food

Stairway to “curry” heaven? The Indian Upstairs, The Karavan@No.5. UPDATED MAY 2019

Update The Karavan is no longer at this venue, but can be found in the evenings as the Crafty Cellar in Penarth (Windsor Road). “The Indian Upstairs” sounds like one … Continue reading

Dec 9, 2018 · 1 Comment

Take a Bao! Bao, Fitzrovia, London

Bao in London has been somewhat of a phenomenon for a few years now, with tales of epic queues to grab one of the few tables/stools in their miniscule Soho … Continue reading

Dec 3, 2017 · 2 Comments

The “quay” to finding Mumbai street eats. Gourmet Guru, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff. UPDATE : CLOSED

Despite many a stated intent, I never got to Pronto Pizza down at Mermaid Quay before it made its move up into the City centre (now remedied by a visit to their … Continue reading

Nov 5, 2017 · 3 Comments

Island Dining – Vivo Latino, the Hayes, Cardiff – Update: Closed April 2018

When you think of islands and Central/South Amercia you would be forgiven for associating the two with Mexico’s Caribbean or Pacific coast islands, Belize’s barrier islands or perhaps, the even … Continue reading

Jun 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nailing lunch – Pregos Street Food, Cardiff.

Continuing with my recent theme of hidden gems in Cardiff (see my posts over the last couple of weeks on Calabrisella and Blue Honey Night Café), I have one this week that is … Continue reading

May 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Bang on the money – Blue Honey Night Café, Cardiff City centre.

As with my post last week on Calabrisella, little gems can pop up in the most unexpected of places. Blue Honey Night Café (or is it just “The Night Café” – … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · 3 Comments

In the market for a meat free lunch? Clancy’s Vegetarian Emporium and Milgi Market in Cardiff Market.

We all make (and have probably already broken) New Year’s Resolutions at this time of year. I am too long in the tooth and too tight-fisted to waste my energy … Continue reading

Jan 15, 2017 · 3 Comments

The killer Bs?  Bwyta Bwyd Bombai, High Street, Arcade, Cardiff. UPDATE: MOVING TO NEW PREMISE ON THE HIGH ST.

After a period of de-currification of the Cardiff City centre  (with the only really decent one in the Centre in the form of Spiceberry having closed some time ago – don’t really … Continue reading

Nov 27, 2016 · 4 Comments

Seriously cheesy – Mr Croquewich at St. Mary Street Market.- Update December 2016

The hugely successful Riverside Farmers’ Market has spawned a number of littler versions (related and unrelated) with one of these being the Friday and Saturday markets on St. Mary Street, … Continue reading

Mar 20, 2016 · 3 Comments

Food for thought – Atma Street Food, Cardiff City Centre – closed April 2017 (now in Capital Centre on Queen Street ).

I am an unabashed carnivore and love a well flavoured juicy piece of meat. I, of course, like vegetables, pulse etc. but generally with (as opposed to instead of) meat. … Continue reading

Feb 28, 2016 · 1 Comment