Acclaimed chef Lee Skeet (former Gordon Ramsay, Marcus Wareing, Tom Aikens and Hedone Head Chef) has announced he will be holding a series of pop-up events here in Cardiff. Continue reading Acclaimed chef Lee Skeet announces series of Cardiff kitchen takeovers
If you haven’t already heard about Crafty Devil’s crowdfunding campaign, now is the time to get on board -they only have a few weeks left! Continue reading Help Crafty Devil get #CannedInCardiff for fresher, tastier & more eco-friendly beer
I’ll be the first to admit that I am not the biggest fan of afternoon tea. My lust for savoury food is far stronger than my sweet tooth, and I am really not all that bothered about cake – especially not the dense, spongy kind found on so many afternoon tea stands across the country. Sorry Mary Berry!
So there I was, thinking that afternoon tea was one of life’s little luxuries that I just wasn’t that into, but then everything changed.
I tried the festive afternoon tea from The Angel Hotel & Restaurant in Abergavenny. Continue reading Review: Afternoon Tea & Apres Ski at The Angel Hotel, Abergavenny
In the spirit of fattening up for the festive period, it’s safe to say I ate like a king in November! I can already tell my January diet is going to have to be brutal to make up for all of this indulgence – but here are my favourite pickings from the last few weeks…
Everybody knows that Christmas is the season of goodwill and charity, but unfortunately it doesn’t always extend to the way we shop for our Christmas presents. And who can blame us? I mean, “ethical Christmas gifts” – they don’t sound very glamorous do they? Continue reading HungryCityHippy’s Ethical Christmas Gift Guide 2016
The Early Bird Bakery in Roath is just a little bit special.
Not only do they hand roast all of their Coffee in house, make all of their fresh breads and cakes on the premises, and do a mean fried breakfast – they also nurture up-and-coming young talent via an apprenticeship scheme with ACT Training – one of Wales’ leading training providers. Continue reading Early Bird Bakery launches four-week pizza pop up
If you’re looking for a great budget hotel in central London, I’ve found a real gem for you. It’s cheap, quirky, and well-located – but it’s the hotel’s green credentials which really set this forward-thinking business apart. Continue reading Review: A stay at London’s greenest budget hotel, QBic London
What with moving house, changing jobs – and a lot more besides – all of which has happened in the last month, it feels like my little trip to Borneo (a thirtieth birthday present to myself) was more than a lifetime ago. In reality, just a few short weeks have passed since I spent 7 days drinking in all of what this magical country has to offer! Continue reading One Week in Borneo: My highlights & best bits
Here’s my very-late roundup of mini-reviews – some of my favourite things I ate in September, and where you can find them. Continue reading September’s foodie highlights: Brodie’s Coffee, Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen, Kemi’s Cafe & more
Just in time for the Christmas rush, two of Cardiff’s city centre hotels have given their in-house bars a fancy refurb. Continue reading ‘Grey’ and ‘The Goods Shed’ – two new hotel bars open in Cardiff