In 2018 I was commissioned by Visit Wales, to write about the excellent independent restaurants in Cardiff ‘hiding in plain sight’. Last month, the piece was updated, as some of the places I originally included have since sadly closed down. But it also meant I could add a fab selection of newcomers to the mix.View Post
Over the past year of working with restaurants and hospitality businesses (as part of my day job) I have witnessed first-hand the emotional rollercoaster that these often small, family-owned businesses have had to ride for the last year.
It has been utterly relentless, and it isn’t over yet; not by a long way.
If you’re heading out to enjoy your favourite local eatery this week, here are a few things that the staff at your local independent restaurant would want you to know.View Post
For home growers, kitchen gardeners and those with allotments, eating seasonally happens automatically. But for the rest of us, it can be a bit more of a mystery. In these regular blog posts I try to demystify it a bit – by sharing what’s in season now – and where in Cardiff to find it.View Post
We all know that we should be trying to eat more ‘seasonally’; food in season is often fresher, tastier and more nutritious than food consumed out of season (which often has to shipped thousands of miles, too).
But how easy is it to eat seasonally? In these new regular blog posts I’ll share a list of what’s in season each month – and find some local restaurants / cafes who are putting seasonal specials on the menu, right now.View Post