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Food: Fiesta Del Asado, Shirley
Style: Steakhouse    Price: ££ (Steaks around £20, others  between £15 and £20)      Location: Shirley The location You may know Fiesta Del Asado from its sister site in Edgbaston. A hugely popular steak restaurant, it also caters for people like me who pre...
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A day out in Birmingham
Happy New Year! A combination of factors have caused me to neglect this blog lately but I'm back with a quick round up of some of my favourite places in Birmingham. At this time of year many people start planning their holidays for the next few months. Allo...
A day out in Birmingham
A day out in Birmingham
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Food: Wok to Walk
Style: Noodles     Price: £ (From £3.95)   Location: New Street, Birmingham The location There's a lot of these fast food noodle places in the city centre, so I was intrigued to see what could be different about Wok to Walk, the newest, appropriately locate...
Food: Wok to Walk
Food: Wok to Walk
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Event: giffgaff game plan at Yorks Cafe
Style: Cafe and events space     Location: Brindley Place A few weeks ago, I was invited to a bit of a different event. GiffGaff, the mobile phone company, have branched out into personal finance. It's all quite new at the moment, but they want to get the w...
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Food: Jailbird
Style: Steak and seafood          Price: £££ (Around £20 a main)   Location: Victoria Square The Location I was disappointed when Nosh and Quaff closed abruptly; I was always a big fan of the chicken wings. On reflection, I understood the closure. It was to...
Food: Jailbird
Food: Jailbird
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Food: Breakfast at Primitivo
Primitivo is a wine bar in the Colmore Business District that you might not know about. It's incredibly popular with local business people due to its good prices, warm hospitality and complimentary bar snacks. It's been running for twenty one years: a serio...
Food: Breakfast at Primitivo
Food: Breakfast at Primitivo
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Harvey Nichols x Edinburgh Gin Afternoon Tea
I write this the day after World Gin Day. What a beautiful thing to celebrate. I love gin. I don't care how ubiquitous it has become, I don't care if it's on its way out and rum/whisky/sherry/whatever are the next new thing. I'll still be enjoying a cool, r...
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Food: The Ivy
People have been talking a lot about The Ivy. I can tell you right now that I've had two lovely breakfasts there. It's in a beautiful location and I'll get far more use out of it than Louis Vuitton, which was there previously. It's very pretty and it's the ...
Food: The Ivy
Food: The Ivy
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Drink: Birmingham Whisky Club
Style: Bar and whisky tasting lounge                  Price: ££ (Varies depending on what you're drinking) Location: Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Vyse Street  The Venue Birmingham Whisky Club began in 2011 as a tastings company. I attended a few of thei...
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Food: Itihaas
Style: Indian fine dining    Price: ££ (Mains around £15-20)  Location: Fleet Street The Venue On a sunny evening, my first day back at work after the Easter holidays, I made my way to Itihaas, a sophisticated Indian restauran t with a focus on quality cook...
Food: Itihaas
Food: Itihaas
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