Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Tempranillo

Guess who’s back! The return of the Philharmonic, Cardiff City centre.

I have lived in Cardiff for more years than I care to remember and for a big chunk of those years the Philharmonic (aka the Philly) was pretty much a … Continue reading

Aug 20, 2017 · 3 Comments

Worthy of your hard earned dough? The Dough Thrower, Victoria Park, Cardiff.

The Dough Thrower, a new wood fired pizza place opposite Victoria Park, has been a long time coming. I have watched with interest the transformation of the previous incumbent (a … Continue reading

Jul 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

The art of the Steak – Casa Rufo, Bilbao, Spain

After a week of gorging ourselves on pintxos in Donostia San Sebastian and Bilbao, Mrs. SF, my sister, her husband and I fancied something more substantial in the form of … Continue reading

Apr 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

Raising the steaks in Cardiff! Asador 44, Cardiff City Centre – updated

As readers of the blog will know, I have an enduring love affair with all things Spanish. The marvellous people, the amazing food and the stunning wines all draw me … Continue reading

Mar 26, 2017 · 13 Comments

Totally “pit” boss – Hangfire Southern Kitchen, Barry, South Wales.

It has taken me an eon it seems to finally get to what is rapidly becoming the “legendary” permanent base in Barry, South Wales of the dynamic duo (already the … Continue reading

Sep 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Knock out pizza? Dusty Knuckle Pizza, Canton, Cardiff

As per usual I am very late to the game in visiting Dusty Knuckle’s ‘no longer’ new home at the Printhaus in Canton, Cardiff (and missed the boat completely when … Continue reading

Sep 11, 2016 · 3 Comments

Build your own Burger – Time & Beef, Canton, Cardiff

I have been immensely disappointed with the recent and not so recent US imports to Cardiff’s burgeoning burger scene in the form of Shake Shack (extortionately priced miniscule, albeit decent … Continue reading

May 8, 2016 · 3 Comments