Sabai translates to happy, comfortable and relaxed. Eating good food often leaves me feeling this way. I guess Sabai Sabai, is what hygge is to the Danish. This is my Sabai Sabai blogger review.
It's late January, it's still pretty chilly here in Birmingham and all the festive food has finally worn off. An invitation to a warming banquet of Chinese food is the perfect anecdote. A group of bloggers and I were invited to the Chung Ying Blogger’s Bites event at the Colmore Row location last night.
For those of you that don't know me so well, I'd like to share a little secret... I absolutely love wine! My former non-glamorous-wine-trade-life gave me the pleasure of trying so many fabulous wines and the opportunity to meet winemakers and importers. Since leaving almost 2 years ago, these opportunities are few and far between. Through… Continue reading Wine: Love Wine Festival, Birmingham
The wood burning fireplace is on and I'm nursing a Whisky and a glass of fine red wine. No I'm just joking, I'm sat on the living room floor sans booze, in my gillet and fleece and the central heating on full blast. I've just about recovered from a bout of glandular fever and I'm… Continue reading Event: Magical Lantern Festival, Birmingham
Cafe Rouge has something new to offer and why you don't want to miss out!
I was recently invited to a Dinner Down Under, hosted by Jackson Estate and Wirra Wirra in collaboration with Chef Gabriel Waterhouse. Gabriel is an ex Chef de Partie of Galvin la Chapelle, and now runs his own supper club The Water House Project. The Evening Standard credits the supper club to be within the top 5 in London. I made my way down to the Chef's East London flat, for a supper club with a Antipodean wine focus. Once in, I was welcomed with a big warm smile and to the aromas being conjured in the kitchen. I was rather excited to be dining with Matt Patterson-Green (Jackson Estate) and Paul Smith (Wirra Wirra) who had brought a selection of their portfolio to showcase alongside Gabriel's 5 course menu.
Last month on the blog, I posted a raving review on the wonderful food and service I received at Itihaas Restaurant in Birmingham. I recently returned with a group of bloggers, for the launch of the new menu and to see whether Itihaas would live up to my first experience. This was extremely important to me as… Continue reading Event: Launch of the New Menu at Itihaas, Birmingham