Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Tapas bar

“The fantastic “flor” – Manzanilla and Fino tastingĀ 

I have always been a fan of sherry, which I regard as one of the great white wines of the World and certainly one that currently offers one of the … Continue reading

Jul 24, 2016 · 2 Comments

Back on the pintxos – dining on the hoof (well trotter actually) in Donostia San Sebastian

As readers of the blog will know I have an enduring love of Pais Vasco (the Basque Country) and, in particular, Donostia San Sebastian (foodie heaven on earth if there … Continue reading

Nov 15, 2015 · 7 Comments

Menu del dia – lunch time at Bar 44, Cardiff

I was in glorious Donostia San Sebastian all last week (more on that in posts coming soon), with its amazing pintxos scene and it is perhaps opportune as a result … Continue reading

Nov 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Raising the bar – Bar 44, Cardiff

With my life long love affair with all things Iberian, I was beside myself with excitement at the news that the wonderful Penarth and Cowbridge based Bar 44 was finally … Continue reading

Jun 28, 2015 · 11 Comments