As you may know, I co-run a blogger group called Birmingham Bloggers UK (or Brum Bloggers for short) with Laura from Full to the Brum. We arrange events, meet ups and offer PR opportunities through that group and we are always looking for fun things that we can do together. During July I have been pairing people up for a dinner date at Siamais either with a blogger that they have not seen for a while or on a blind…View Post
Food, cocktails, wine, and all that good stuff.
Guest post by my husband who is also known as Mr Ting In the height of the summer, Ting and I returned from a city break in Edinburgh with bellies full of steak and whisky but a gin shaped hole in our hearts. It was only through an impromptu visit to the Edinburgh Gin distillery in the centre of the historic city that we finally discovered its sheer popularity, and fully booked out tours. Now, having had the pleasure of finally meeting the…View Post
This post features an advertisement for McDonald’s UK. All views and words are my own. See my full disclaimer below. I remember my first McDonald’s experience years ago as a child when my parents gave me a Happy Meal as a treat one time. This was rare for my parents who didn’t feed us much that wasn’t Chinese food. And since then, as an adult, I have on many occasions treated myself to a chicken nugget Happy Meal and insisted…View Post
It’s exciting to visit an award-winning gourmet steak restaurant. Especially if it’s the same place where on our fourth wedding anniversary in 2012, Mr Ting and I shared a chateaubriand and Malbec that we have never forgotten. During our recent trip to Edinburgh, we were invited to try the Taste of Scotland menu at Kyloe and relive that celebration from five years ago. The Taste of Scotland menu is something special and perfect for a special treat. You have to go…View Post
I have heard great things about the way that Marmalade caters for flexitarians; meat reducers who actively make choices to avoid making meat the choice for every meal. And it was with interest that I found out that their new summer menu offers something good for dairy-free diners too. I’ve only ever been to Marmalade for drinks so wasn’t sure what to expect from the food menu. I went for a tasting of their summer menu to see for myself…View Post