A feast at Hickory’s Smokehouse

A feast at Hickory’s Smokehouse

I am a big fan of smoked food and when I got the invite to Hickory’s Smokehouse I couldn’t wait. The smokehouse has a few branches dotted around the UK. I was invited to the Burton Green branch in Warwickshire. A bit about Hickory’s The 

Pulperia

Pulperia

As the restaurants start to open up, I look forward to returning to Pulperia, Aktar Islam’s newest venture. The restaurant opened in March in Brindley Place, Birmingham. The cooking concept is based on Asado, the authentic Argentinian way of barbecuing. This was the last place 

The Village, Moseley

The Village, Moseley

A vibrant place to enjoy food and drink, the recently refurbished Village Pub in Moseley is the perfect place to start off the weekend (or have a weekday catch up). Part of a small independent pub and hotel company, The Village Moseley has a relaxing 

Dining at Holy Moly, Home of Soul Food

Dining at Holy Moly, Home of Soul Food

Holy Moly Macaroni in Birmingham is the home of soul food and where you need to go for that comforting cuisine that is rooted in African American history. Based in Grand Central Station, the location is perfect for those on route to their next destination or 

Summer Dining at Chez Mal

Summer Dining at Chez Mal

I have stayed at Mal Maison a few times and as well as the great accommodation I have always enjoyed the drinks & food at the Chez Mal Brasserie & Bar. A week ago I went with my sister to try out their Summer Menu. It 

Summer House Bar and Grill

Summer House Bar and Grill

Last October (2018) I went along to the launch night of Summer House Bar and Grill. The new owners have given the family pub house a good refurb and have made it into great venue for food and drink, suitable for all ages. I couldn’t wait 

December Buckt Booklet

December Buckt Booklet

I was kindly gifted the December Buckt booklets. The booklets make brilliant gifts and it sure is a way you can save your pennies especially with the January Blues. As well as many other benefits, Buckt have minimum restrictions (if any) on the timings of 

Ocho

Ocho

Birmingham has a new pop-up dining experience based in Jewellery Quarters. Ocho is neighbours with Rebel Chicken, both having the same owner. Serving tapas inspired by family Portuguese and Spanish recipes this is Chef Tomek’s first encounter as a Head Chef. Formally a Sous Chef