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The Edgbaston Hotel, Birminghams’ best worst kept secret

The Edgbaston Hotel, Birminghams’ best worst kept secret

Since its doors opened back in May 2014, The Edgbaston boutique hotel and cocktail bar has gone from strength to strength. Their innovative take on the classic afternoon tea has made the hotel a destination for those seeking an experience that goes beyond the expected...
Digbeth you are Spoiling Us!

Digbeth you are Spoiling Us!

Kanteen and Digbrew As a couple of media/techie types working and socialising in the centre of Birmingham, our sideline of sourcing the best places to eat and drink and publishing our findings to our ever growing audience is hopefully a guide to what’s new and fresh...
Salt

Salt

When a new restaurant opens in town, plonks itself right next door to an already very respected restaurant and when it’s run by a chef who is getting some very positive TV exposure, we simply had to try it out. Salt offers a modern take on British food and is located...
The Canal House

The Canal House

To young professionals working in the centre of Birmingham back in the eighties, the James Brindley pub was the first glimpse of a brighter, more cosmopolitan future for city centre socialising. Our first bit of redevelopment chic. Somewhere that wasn’t run by...
My goal is simple: “Just to make really good cheese!”

My goal is simple: “Just to make really good cheese!”

It was quite a surprise for David Jowett’s very academic school when he announced that rather than staying on for sixth form and applying for a university place, he intended to go to Stratford-upon – Avon College to learn to be a chef. His father, a university...
Shemin’s

Shemin’s

Curry sauces, pastes and spice mixes are a popular commodity for both home cooks and professional chefs. But the standard of many of the options available is questionable and if we are going to cook something approaching authentic dishes from India and other regions,...
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