It’s a sad fact that beneath the sparkle and glitter, Christmas can be an exceptionally wasteful time of year. From the hundreds of miles of wrapping paper discarded after Christmas morning, to the thousands of throwaway stocking fillers wrapped in single-use plastic, the waste created during the season of goodwill is enough to make anyone wince.
But there is an easy way for food & drink lovers to skip the eco-guilt that comes with splurging on unnecessary gifts whilst also helping support their local food and drink producers and indie restauranteurs.
This has been a summer of change in the restaurant / eating-out scene here in Cardiff – from new openings to relocations, to a surge of new pop-up events to look forward to. This is where I’ll be eating out in Cardiff this Autumn…
Dusty Knuckle Pizza was the only Welsh restaurant to have been shortlisted for the ‘people’s favourite’ in the Sustainable Restaurant Association’s ‘Food Made Good Awards’ 2018.
And despite stiff competition from a Michelin Star restaurant and a cult London diner, last night they only went and bloody won it!
BITE is Cardiff’s brand-new summer food festival; an event that aims to encourage discussions around ‘real food’. It will take place in the gardens of Insole Court mansion in Llandaff on Saturday 14thJuly.