When it comes to eating a plant-based diet, convenience foods on the go can be sometimes tricky to find. Not Dogs has a small restaurant in the Bullring Link Street and I have to admit that I don’t visit all that often. So when I was asked to come along to sample the Not Dogs Christmas menu, I was intrigued. The great thing about the Not Dogs ethos is that they want to become the restaurant of choice for people…View Post
Food, cocktails, wine, and all that good stuff.
It seems that Birmingham has a never-ending supply of restaurants for me to discover. The Gateway to India is in Regency Wharf and wasn’t on my radar admittedly as the only time I am in the area is usually when heading to Karaoke Box with friends. But I was invited along with some other Brum Bloggers to try their food and for some reason, it escaped my mind to give them advance warning of my dietary requirements so I wasn’t…View Post
As well as being lactose intolerant, I am allergic to a selection of raw fruits. It has a name – Pollen Food Allergy and is also known as Oral Allergy Syndrome – but I find it’s met with a dubious look from servers in restaurants as they may not have come across it before. Sadly it has also meant that I have been served fruit that I am allergic to despite me being very specific that this would cause me…View Post
Summer seems to go by far too quickly in the UK and here in Birmingham, with no trips abroad to help me escape the city, I have to get a little creative when it comes to enjoying the little sunshine that we do get. The husband and I went for a lazy summer picnic at the weekend as it was sunny, dry and warm. We don’t have a garden so can’t barbecue at home and picnics are a lovely way…View Post
Chung Ying Garden in Birmingham’s China Town one of those regular haunts for me with my family. It is particularly good as it is accessible and they have a car park right outside. But as always the main reason to eat here is the food. I went along for a bloggers banquet to learn a bit about their dim sum menu. Although I have eaten at Chung Ying Garden many times, I have never been upstairs to the banquet room…View Post