Soliciting Flavours

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

Star quality? Restaurant James Sommerin, Penarth.

I am not one to really celebrate my birthdays. The longer in the tooth (feel like I am approaching sabre tooth) I get, the more I tend to want to … Continue reading

July 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Island Dining – Vivo Latino, the Hayes, Cardiff

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

June 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nice place for a nice plaice – Rick Stein’s, Porthleven, Cornwall

When it comes to the TV, Rick Stein is one of those people who is seemingly always doing one programme or another (Mexico is his next BBC jolly apparently). Unlike … Continue reading

June 18, 2017 · 5 Comments

Coming up rosés? Rosé wine review

With Summer having official started as of the beginning of June – cue the Sun disappearing and the rain so missing in the Spring returning with avengeance – Mrs.SF and … Continue reading

June 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

A masterful pop up? Home Supper club by @kitchenclonc at Pettigrew Tea Rooms, Cardiff

If you live in Cardiff, unless you have been living a hermit like existence under a rock, you will undoubtedly have heard of the exploits of Imran Nathoo, the Cardiff … Continue reading

June 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

Getting on board with one of Cardiff’s Independents – Boardroom Coffee shop

When you think of lunch in the boardroom, you would be forgiven for thinking of a sumptuous room with a massive mahogany table dripping with the trappings of wealth and … Continue reading

May 28, 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 · Leave a comment