Soliciting Flavours

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

Way out East, lies a luvly burger and breakfast feast! Luvly Grub, Tremorfa, Cardiff

It is fair to say that Tremorfa is not one of my usual stomping grounds in Cardiff when it comes to looking for food.  I am based in the West … Continue reading

August 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

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

August 20, 2017 · 2 Comments

Shopping centre chic? Ciliegino, St. David’s 2, Cardiff.

I tend to find the food offering in large scale shopping centres in the UK more than a little dispiriting.  Identikit chain restaurants offering mediocre food at anything but cheap … Continue reading

August 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Frying, first class? Salt & Malt, Chew Valley Lake, Somerset.

Needing a meeting spot not too far south of Bristol (me being in Bristol the night before taking my Godson to the T20 cricket,  but having to get back to … Continue reading

August 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

City centre shawarma – the Royal Coast Café, Cardiff City centre.

When it comes to Middle Eastern food the go to places in Cardiff tend to be in the East of the City – predominantly the Roath area, with City Road … Continue reading

July 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Milk and four sugars – Milk & Sugar/Lleath & Siwgr at Y Hen Lyfrgell, Cardiff City Centre

The four sugars in the title to this post relates to the fact that Cardiff independent, Milk & Sugar, has recently expanded its empire to a fourth location (and not … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

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

July 16, 2017 · Leave a comment