BAB ABOUT TOWNS FOODIE GUIDE TO SUTTON COLDFIELD

Many people (outside of Sutton) would scoff at this guide as many are under the influence that Sutton Coldfield has nothing to offer. I would agree there does seem to be more boarded-up businesses than open businesses in the Centre. We can all agree that the City centre is in desperate need to be restored, … Continue reading BAB ABOUT TOWNS FOODIE GUIDE TO SUTTON COLDFIELD

REVIEW: GIGGLING SQUID MERE GREEN

As a resident of Sutton Coldfield, I am often frustrated with the lack of Independent's and exciting restaurant chains - no, I am not talking about Nandos and please don't ever mention Nandos to me because I will most likely roll my eyes and scream. Recently there has been a flutter of new openings in … Continue reading REVIEW: GIGGLING SQUID MERE GREEN

BAB ABOUT TOWNS GUIDE TO SUMMER EVENTS IN BIRMINGHAM AND BEYOND

It seems like Winter has been forever, ever since the pandemic hit last year we have had to wave goodbye to Summer events such as music festivals but now it looks like Summer will be returning. You will see all over social media that there is a swarm of summer events popping up from foodie … Continue reading BAB ABOUT TOWNS GUIDE TO SUMMER EVENTS IN BIRMINGHAM AND BEYOND

NORTH OF BIRMINGHAM’S RESTAURANTS, CAFES, AND COFFEE SHOPS OFFERING OUTDOOR SEATING

The 12th of April is coming, and The UK will slowly start to emerge from Lockdown following the UK governments Roadmap to recovery. Restaurant's and other hospitality venue's will open however only providing Al fresco dining but many will be cheering about the news of the curfew and the substantial meal rule being scrapped. I … Continue reading NORTH OF BIRMINGHAM’S RESTAURANTS, CAFES, AND COFFEE SHOPS OFFERING OUTDOOR SEATING

REVIEW: SILVER TREE BAKERY IN SUTTON COLDFIELD

Well, it looks like we don't have to travel far to get into the festive spirit this Christmas with the newest addition to Sutton Coldfield, introducing Silver Tree Bakery. Now, you may recognise the name as throughout lockdown I was none stop ordering from them, from essential groceries to the lockdown treats such as cream … Continue reading REVIEW: SILVER TREE BAKERY IN SUTTON COLDFIELD

EAT OUT TO HELP OUT: THE NORTH OF BIRMINGHAM LIST OF RESTAURANTS TAKING PART

From the 3rd of August to 31st August the government will implement a new scheme to encourage diners to dine out in restaurants and to protect those who work in the hospitality industry. Diners will be entitled to a 50% off discount to use in UK restaurants that have signed up to the scheme. The … Continue reading EAT OUT TO HELP OUT: THE NORTH OF BIRMINGHAM LIST OF RESTAURANTS TAKING PART

THE STAY AT HOME DIARIES

So, I am on week 6 or maybe it's week 7? I donโ€™t even know anymore; it feels like week 86 especially with my new fine-line features on my forehead. The days are long, the biscuit tin is empty again and I am slowly but surely losing my mind that I am not able to … Continue reading THE STAY AT HOME DIARIES

NORTH OF BIRMINGHAM: YOUR FOOD, DRINK and SELF CARE GUIDE TO SELF-ISOLATING

From waiting in virtual online queues for two hours to waiting in queue's outside our local supermarkets just to grab a loaf of bread, it seems we have encountered a strange new reality that we now call โ€œnormalโ€ in 2020. We all have been affected in many ways with the outbreak of COVID-19 and when … Continue reading NORTH OF BIRMINGHAM: YOUR FOOD, DRINK and SELF CARE GUIDE TO SELF-ISOLATING