Category Archives: Eating out

Places I have been that I would be happy to recommend

Where to go during Valentine’s Weekend

Well it is that time of year again folks, when Saint Valentine spreads his annual magic. Valentine’s Weekend is one of those strange feast days.  Do it right and you escape revenge for another year.  Do it wrong and the … Continue reading

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Birmingham Christmas Market

Since I arrived in the Midlands I have been spoiled for choice when it comes to places to eat, Birmingham in particular excels itself as a centre of culinary excellence. So when I heard that Birmingham would be holding a … Continue reading

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The Gastrocard

Dining out is rarely a cheap affair, this we all know.  If you dine out frequently, for pleasure or business entertaining, the bills will soon pile up. In the current economic climate this can present a serious problem, unless you … Continue reading

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Kinnaree Thai

After a few months working my butt off I decided it was time for a night out with the better half.  Somewhere with a taste of the exotic was what we had in mind, and a friend of mine knew … Continue reading

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A restaurant to Bank on

Birmingham has some great restaurants, as we all know.  Some are better than others, and often they come and go within merely a few years.  Consistency is a rare thing in the restaurant world. One of the best known restaurants … Continue reading

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Piccolino Birmingham

When you get an invite to the finest Italian restaurant Birmingham has to offer you know things are looking up. Piccolino Birmingham opened a few years ago.  It sits right in the culinary epicenter of Birmingham, Brindley place.  In fact, … Continue reading

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The Jekyll and Hyde

For my first official review I was invited down to a pub in central Birmingham.  The Jekyll and Hyde is one of the most recommended pubs in central Birmingham, and for many very good reasons. Firstly, it is one of … Continue reading

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