Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Tapas

Timetabling a crafty burger and a beer? Burger Craft at The Green Man, Edgeware Road.

On my many visits to London for work, a perennial issue is getting something to eat before catching the train back (usually late, so by the time I get home … Continue reading

Apr 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Heat and eats in tapas town – a few days stuffing my face in Sevilla, Spain.

With Christmas and New Year out the way many people’s thoughts turn to where to go on holiday (with us all getting bombarded by incessant holiday adverts on the TV … Continue reading

Jan 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Where to get your next lunchtime fix! Five of the best fixed price lunch offers near Cardiff Central Station.

Whilst I tend to agree with Jay Raynor’s view that Bristol currently has more to offer food wise than Cardiff (not really surprising as it is a much larger city … Continue reading

Nov 12, 2017 · 9 Comments

“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