Soliciting Flavours

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

Una comida clásico! Código de Barra, Cádiz, Spain 

Wanting a recommendation for a really good, formal, meal whilst in Cádiz (Mrs. SF and I love to graze on tapas or pintxos, but also tend to like to have at … Continue reading

October 22, 2017 · 4 Comments

Making the cut?  Corner Coffee, Cardiff City Centre.

The title (cryptic as ever from me) refers to my coffee preference, at the moment, being a cortado. This is a coffee where an espresso is “cut” (on a 50:50 … Continue reading

October 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

“Feed your inner sole”-  breakfast at The Potting Shed, Insole Court Mansion House, Llandaff, Cardiff

In the UK something that is pretty close to our heart and soul food wise is the breakfast fry up. Smashed avocado (why is it smashed rather than mashed – … Continue reading

October 8, 2017 · 2 Comments

Right up my “Bleecker” street? Bleecker Burger, Victoria, London.

  On my periodic trips on business to London I am often home late and passed the time when I feel like eating something substantial (as well as probably passed … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

Pay it forward pizza – Pizza Pronto, Treetop Adventure Golf, St. David’s 2, Cardiff City Centre.

Pizza Pronto (which started off in Penarth – still there – and then expanded to a second outlet in Cardiff Bay- no longer there) has moved into the City centre … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · 1 Comment

A lunch time bullseye? The Bull Terrier Cafe, Cardiff Central Market

When I was younger, the greasy spoon was a key feature on most high streets in the UK.  I have always had fond memories of such places as my Grandfather … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · 2 Comments

One of Cardiff’s hot new coffee shops? 200 Degrees, Cardiff City Centre 

The growth of the coffee shop culture on the UK high street is nothing short of a phenomena. A report, earlier this year, suggested that the combined turnover of coffee shops … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · 1 Comment