Chefs Corner

Leon Higham

Leon Higham

The head chef…

Tim Jenkins

Tim Jenkins

How a part-time…

Alex Claridge

Alex Claridge

The head chef…

Tom Wells

Tom Wells

The head chef…

Spring a lamb surprise

Spring a lamb surprise

What better way…

Ali Imdad

Ali Imdad

Baker, businessman and…

Jamie Desogus

Jamie Desogus

Whatever you do,…

Seductive chocolate fondant

Seductive chocolate fondant

Sensual, seductive, sexy……

Pedro Miranda

Pedro Miranda

The head chef…

Turkey Cracker

Turkey Cracker

Hot to trot,…

Richard Smyth

Richard Smyth

The head chef…

Rob Palmer

Rob Palmer

The head chef…

Saucy pears

Saucy pears

With chocolate, cinnamon…

Simpsons Reborn

Simpsons Reborn

One year on…

Glynn Purnell

Glynn Purnell

The Yummy Brummie…

Plump for Plums

Plump for Plums

British is best!…

Ian Percival

Ian Percival

The head chef…

Moules frites

Moules frites

That’s mussels and…

Andrea Tragaj

Andrea Tragaj

The head chef…

Aktar Islam

Aktar Islam

The chef director…

Ian Meek

Ian Meek

The head chef…

New strawbs please!

New strawbs please!

It’s flaming June…

Shah Mohammed

Shah Mohammed

The head chef…

Ignacio Castells

Ignacio Castells

Born and raised…

Bishal Rasaily

Bishal Rasaily

The executive chief…

Lover’s dish

Lover’s dish

Head chef Tom…

Drew Saktayakorn

Drew Saktayakorn

The head chef…

Chris Haynes

Chris Haynes

The executive head…

Healthy potatoes

Healthy potatoes

When the chips…

Nathan Eades

Nathan Eades

But for poor…

Just like mom makes

Just like mom makes

Yummy apple pie…

Glen Watson

Glen Watson

The executive chef…

Ben Ternent

Ben Ternent

As Opus celebrates…

Matt Cheal, Simpsons

Matt Cheal, Simpsons

The head chef…

Strawberry sensation

Strawberry sensation

Flaming June can…

Adam Brown

Adam Brown

What gets the…

Rhub awakening

Rhub awakening

Freshly grown rhubarb…

Brad Carter

Brad Carter

The chef and…

Simon Hellier

Simon Hellier

The executive head…

Lukasz Piasecki

Lukasz Piasecki

The head chef…

Paul Foster

Paul Foster

Ever since he…

Cook a perfect goose

Cook a perfect goose

Goose is a great alternative…

Adam Bennett

Adam Bennett

The head chef…

Venison

Venison

Venison is a…

James Devonshire

James Devonshire

Up close with…

Apple delight

Apple delight

Enjoy this month’s…

Dan Anderson

Dan Anderson

Dan Anderson, director…

Wild blackberries

Wild blackberries

Wild blackberries are…

Plumptious plums

Plumptious plums

Enjoy this month’s…

Daniel Topa

Daniel Topa

Daniel Topa, head…

Brilliant Beetroot

Brilliant Beetroot

Enjoy this month’s…

English strawberries

English strawberries

Enjoy this month’s…

Sam Woods

Sam Woods

Attenshun! Sam Woods,…

David Colcombe

David Colcombe

Head chef at…

Awesome asparagus

Awesome asparagus

Enjoy this month’s…

Max Murphy

Max Murphy

Head chef Max…

Season’s eatings: rhubarb

Season’s eatings: rhubarb

Enjoy this month’s…

Tom Robinson

Tom Robinson

The Head chef…

Food of Love

Food of Love

The region’s top…

Paul Welburn

Paul Welburn

The celebrated chef is…

Richard Turner

Richard Turner

His eponymously titled restaurant…

Ricky Wu

Ricky Wu

We chat to…

Dan Pearce, Aalto

Dan Pearce, Aalto

The head chef at…

Adam Stokes

Adam Stokes

The Michelin awarded…

Ryan Swift

Ryan Swift

The head chef at…

Heiko Reichel

Heiko Reichel

The new head…

Aldo Zilli

Aldo Zilli

The Italian celebrity popped…

Tuk Weng Lee

Tuk Weng Lee

The head chef at…

Luke Tipping

Luke Tipping

The executive chef…

Neil Peers

Neil Peers

Head chef at…

Michael Bullard

Michael Bullard

The head chef…

Dave Gill

Dave Gill

head chef at…

Didier Philipot

Didier Philipot

Didier Philipot has already made…

Cocktail of the month

The Negroni

The Negroni

The Negroni is…

Cocktail of War

Cocktail of War

Mixologists have concocted…

Dilwale

Dilwale

If you enjoy…

Chocoalte espresso martini

Chocoalte espresso martini

It’s chocolate over-kill…

Dash of the Irish

Dash of the Irish

It’s St Patrick’s…

The Proud Cockerel

The Proud Cockerel

This cheeky cocktail…

The Songkran

The Songkran

The perfect way…

The Parktini

The Parktini

This twist on…

Gin lovers rejoice!

Gin lovers rejoice!

It’s time for…

Wild Tea

Wild Tea

How do you…

Espresso martini

Espresso martini

The party or…

Paloma Cocktail

Paloma Cocktail

The drink that’ll…

The Tinkertini

The Tinkertini

Introducing a merry…

The Spectre

The Spectre

Now pay attention,…

She Sells Seashells

She Sells Seashells

It’s a proper…

Wild China

Wild China

At the end…

Bubblegumtini

Bubblegumtini

A yankee-doodle creation…

The Royal Tea

The Royal Tea

British classic given…

Mango Surprise

Mango Surprise

The surprise is……

Cocktail O’Clock

Cocktail O’Clock

Fundraising for the…

Tarragon Smash

Tarragon Smash

Get set for…

Cosmopolitan

Cosmopolitan

This classic Cosmopolitan…

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie

As part of their dessert…

Mince Pie Margarita

Mince Pie Margarita

In keeping with…

Cubanisima

Cubanisima

The ‘Cubanisima” captures…

The Manhattan

The Manhattan

You’ve probably spent…

Berries in Blues

Berries in Blues

Is there anything…

Dark and Stormy

Dark and Stormy

Don’t be fooled…

Strawberry daiquiri

Strawberry daiquiri

Did you know?…

The…

The Samuel Johnson

The Samuel Johnson

Claret is the…

Velvet Horse

Velvet Horse

Dedicated to the…

TIRAMISU X.O

TIRAMISU X.O

Looking to give…

Bison Grass Martini

Bison Grass Martini

The vodka used…

Pommojito

Pommojito

Get ready to…

Kir Royale

Kir Royale

Named after Mayor…

Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned

The return of…

Caipirinha

Caipirinha

Brazil’s national cocktail…

The Screwdriver

The Screwdriver

Nothing signals the…

Spiced pear and vanilla daiquiri

Spiced pear and vanilla daiquiri

It’s nearly Christmas…

The Raspberry Truffle

The Raspberry Truffle

The Chameleon is…

French Vanilla-Tini

French Vanilla-Tini

Jamie Michael of The Chameleon…

Restaurant Review

Gusto, Colmore Row

Gusto, Colmore Row

We were going…

Gaucho, Colmore Row

Gaucho, Colmore Row

The hoo-ha surrounding…

Brockencote Hall

Brockencote Hall

We love this…

The Balcony, Selfridges on 4

The Balcony, Selfridges on 4

We love Selfridges….

The One Elm

The One Elm

There’s something about…

Tom’s Kitchen, Mailbox

Tom’s Kitchen, Mailbox

Monday lunchtime. Let’s…

Bottles, The Mailbox

Bottles, The Mailbox

Having set ourselves…

Indico Street Kitchen

Indico Street Kitchen

Sandwiched between a…

1565 at Park Regis

1565 at Park Regis

One of our…

Lobster Peninsula, John Bright Street

Lobster Peninsula, John Bright Street

Lobster Peninsula entered…

Missoula, Hurst Street

Missoula, Hurst Street

So, shopping’s a…

Turners at 69, Harborne

Turners at 69, Harborne

Clearly we eat…

Rajdoot, George Street

Rajdoot, George Street

Not many restaurants…

No. 131, The Promenade

No. 131, The Promenade

As parents of…

Bardolino, The Cube

Bardolino, The Cube

In the heart…

Carluccio’s, Grand Central

Carluccio’s, Grand Central

I hadn’t eaten…

CAU, Brindleyplace

CAU, Brindleyplace

We gave CAU…

The Belfry

The Belfry

I’m a bit…

Chequers at Crowle

Chequers at Crowle

Birmingham’s foodie scene…

Rofuto

Rofuto

We wandered around…

Pho, Grand Central

Pho, Grand Central

Hi-Pho, hi-Pho, it’s…

The Bureau, Colmore Row

The Bureau, Colmore Row

For the third…

Marco Pierre White, The Cube

Marco Pierre White, The Cube

Birmingham’s restaurants seem…

Amantia, Bennetts Hill

Amantia, Bennetts Hill

Not usually prone…

The Met Bar, Solihull

The Met Bar, Solihull

After a morning…

Chaophraya, Spiceal Street

Chaophraya, Spiceal Street

Despite Birmingham’s thriving…

Vivaanta, Waterfront Walk

Vivaanta, Waterfront Walk

We reckon opening…

Praza, Hagley Road

Praza, Hagley Road

Back in March,…

1847, Great Western Arcade

1847, Great Western Arcade

My name’s Shelley…

The Malt Shovel, Barston

The Malt Shovel, Barston

There’s nothing more…

Hotel Du Vin, Church Street

Hotel Du Vin, Church Street

Mother Nature’s trickery…

Chung Ying, Wrottesley Street

Chung Ying, Wrottesley Street

The Southside district…

Marmalade at The REP

Marmalade at The REP

We left the…

Pure Bar & Kitchen

Pure Bar & Kitchen

As the Pure…

Sabai Sabai, Harborne

Sabai Sabai, Harborne

My first foray…

East Z East, Broad Street

East Z East, Broad Street

You might think…

Hotel du Vin, Church Street

Hotel du Vin, Church Street

The nostalgic tradition…

Mallory Court

Mallory Court

I’ve sampled a…

Turners, Harborne

Turners, Harborne

There’s no shortage…

The Forest at Feckenham

The Forest at Feckenham

Sunday lunch in…

Bank, Brindleyplace

Bank, Brindleyplace

The exterior of…

Cielo, Brindleyplace

Cielo, Brindleyplace

Despite relishing the…

Nailcote Hall

Nailcote Hall

My brother loves…

Chung Ying Central, Colmore Row

Chung Ying Central, Colmore Row

Chinese food certainly…

The King’s Head Harborne

The King’s Head Harborne

There aren’t enough…

Pushkar, Broad Street

Pushkar, Broad Street

Having perused the…

Plough and Harrow

Plough and Harrow

When I revealed…

The Chameleon

The Chameleon

Having had some…

The Oriental, Mailbox

The Oriental, Mailbox

I really hope…

Edmunds, Brindleyplace

Edmunds, Brindleyplace

There’s no shortage…

Fumo, Waterloo Street

Fumo, Waterloo Street

It’s about time…

Fleet Street Kitchen, Summer Row

Fleet Street Kitchen, Summer Row

The Jewellery Quarter…

Piccolino, Brindley Place

Piccolino, Brindley Place

 Having craved weather…

Aalto, Hotel La Tour

Aalto, Hotel La Tour

Tucked into the…

Opus, Cornwall Street

Opus, Cornwall Street

Guilt is not…

Fiesta del Asado

Fiesta del Asado

 Argentina isn’t everyone’s…

Simpsons, Edgbaston

Simpsons, Edgbaston

Simpson’s has been…

NUVO, 2 Brunswick Square

NUVO, 2 Brunswick Square

Brindleyplace is one…

Miller and Carter, Mailbox

Miller and Carter, Mailbox

The Mailbox has…

Loves, Canal Square

Loves, Canal Square

A visit to…

Lasan, James Street

Lasan, James Street

Gordon Ramsay is right -…