GASTRONOMIC GIFTS

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Options for fine dining in Midlands this Christmas are endless. But what about regional foodie treats for underneath the Christmas tree? Here are some alternative edible gift ideas with a distinctively Birmingham and Black Country twist. There’s not a tired old jar of chutney or jumbo tin of Quality Street in sight… Continue reading

Peat Freaks – Tutored Whisky Tasting, 22/11/12

There is a small scene of increasingly female-led drinking events and experiences that have been popping up over the last 18 months and one is the Birmingham Whisky Club started by Amy Seaton. Rather than sit around waiting for something to happen Amy’s get up and do it yourself attitude, and love of whisky, gave her good enough reason to start a tasting club and help kick-start a whisky scene in Birmingham.  Continue reading

A Taste of New Zealand Brought to Bimingham by Opus

Tonight, Opus restaurant based on Cornwall Street will be hosting its 5th annual New Zealand inspired wine tasting event, celebrating the best wines from the stunning island country.

Hosted by Adrian Burns from premium wine agency Fields Morris & Verdin, the event will include an autumn themed four course meal with each dish being accompanied by a succulent new wine handpicked by Adrian, who will share with diners his experiences of the region along with the rationale behind each wine choice.

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@BhamFoodFest 13-19 July

A week of gastronomic delights are about to be unleashed on Birmingham as the Food Fest hits the city ready to tantalise your taste buds with a host of culinary delights. There is a huge list of events taking place from pop-up cafes, wine tasting to foodie tours taking in brands established in the city. Continue reading