Soliciting Flavours

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

Little by nature, huge on flavour! The little french, Bristol.

A Napoleon complex is an overcompensation for being small, born of a little Frenchman who (if truth be told) did rather (over) compensate for his diminutive statute by way of … Continue reading

Sep 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Is the “New” World any different to the “Old” World? Le Monde, Cardiff City centre.

Le Monde has been going for what seems like an eternity, with it being the “in vogue” place (alongside its long deceased stable mate Champers) when I was at Uni … Continue reading

Aug 25, 2019 · 3 Comments

Food that brings a smile to your face? Bann Thai Smile, Canton, Cardiff

Thailand is often referred to as the “Land of Smiles” and from my experiences (of the food out there) good Thai food always brings a smile to my face. Thai … Continue reading

Aug 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

A wine drinkers’ delight? Fly by Night, Cardiff City Centre.

The proliferation of Cardiff’s cocktail bar scene seemingly continues apace with the Botanist the next one due to open shortly. I must admit that I find the economics of this … Continue reading

Aug 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Tiffin time! Mowgli Street Food, Cardiff

Tiffin is a throwback to day of the Raj, a light mid – afternoon meal taken by the chaps in pith helmets or (for those of a older generation like … Continue reading

Aug 4, 2019 · 2 Comments

Not making a pig’s ear of it for “ate” or so years! Dinner at the Potted Pig, Cardiff

The phase “Making a pig’s ear of it” is intended to mean buggering something up (which, especially when it comes to DIY, I rather excel at). I, however, think this … Continue reading

Jul 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lunch with extra crunch! Chick’n’ Sours, Soho, London.

Following on from my recent post on a very decent bit of fried chicken in London at Coqfighter, this place (recommended by Gourmet Gorro – can’t go wrong usually with … Continue reading

Jul 21, 2019 · 1 Comment