My little passion project, the Cardiff Wine Passport – a unique scheme aimed at promoting independent hospitality businesses in the heart of Cardiff – is back for another year, inviting people to explore Cardiff’s vibrant independent bar & restaurant scene by swapping passport stamps for handpicked glasses of wine over a period of six weeks.View Post
Following a successful debut event last year, the ‘Vale Food Trail’ will return later this year, running from 26th May – 4th June 2024. The two-week, multi-location food festival offers ‘an exploration and celebration of food, farming & sustainability in the Vale of Glamorgan.’View Post
This month is all about stews, soups and British comfort classics; on restaurant menus, I’ve been looking out for root veg, super-sustainable mussels, and hearty venison dishes.View Post
Here in the Welsh capital, three pioneering chefs have taken the local scene by storm with their regular pop-ups and sell-out kitchen take-overs. With lower overheads associated with their nimble, nomadic operations, they’ve had time to refine their offer and build a following – but also to build relationships with local suppliers, championing provenance and sustainability.
With all three promising ‘big plans’ for the new year, these are the sustainable Cardiff chefs I’ll be keeping my eye on in 2024…View Post