Sunday, 4 March 2018

February 2018 Monthly Eatings

February quickly flew past and we are hopping into March. I don't think I ate as much in February compared to previous months, but I managed to check out a few restaurants in Dudley, Birmingham and Shrewsbury.

Harvester - Dudley

Cappadocia Restaurant - Turkish

Arothai Restaurant 

200 Degrees Birmingham


Tuesday, 2 January 2018

December 2017 Monthly Eatings

 December was another foodtastic month, I visited restaurants in Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury and thoroughly enjoyed the culinary delights.

Bella Italia - Wolverhampton

Westacres - Wolverhampton

House of The Rising Sun - Shrewsbury

Natural Healthy Food - I wrote a review earlier in December 

D'arcys - Ironbridge

Thank you everyone who viewed my blog in 2017, I hope to share more foodlicious treats with you over 2018.


Saturday, 5 August 2017

July 2017 Monthly Eatings

July is another bumper month food wise, I've visited a number of fabulous restaurants which i'm pleased to share with you.

Mughale Azam - Birmingham - full review will be on the blog shortly

Casaba - Birmingham 

Ginger and Co Shrewsbury


Friday, 3 October 2014

Bistro Jacques Shrewsbury

Bistro Jacques  in Shrewsbury is one of those restaurants which you will want to visit again.  Trust me, it has become a firm favourite amongst my friends and now I am truly converted. I rarely visit French restaurants, bar the occasional chain restaurants a couple of trips to Bistro Jacques has given me a longing for French food.  This is the second time I visited Bistro Jacques and I have been pleasantly pleased on both occasions. Located in the heart of Shrewsbury, this authentic French restaurant is perfect for shoppers, theatre goers or those who fancy a delicious French meal. The restaurant is  spread over two floors, is light, airy with French drawings on the wall, for me it has a cosy feel. On the two occasions I visited, I dined from the "Pre- Theatre Offer" 3 courses for £12.90. This extremely great value for money deal offers the best in seasonal cuisine and features French classics.

My most recent visit, I chose Homemade chicken liver pate, for the starter, Penne pasta and raspberry and chocolate tore. The homemade chicken liver (apologies for no photos, I ate first and realised no pictures were taken after!) was very rich, creamy, seasoned perfectly and was a hearty portion. So hearty was this starter I required two additional pieces of French bread to eat with the chicken liver. The next dish was penne pasta, tossed with chicken and green olives. This was also a large portion and the pasta and chicken was cooked to perfection. I perhaps would not have ordered this if I knew hoe many olives were in this dish, as it was not too my liking. For the final course, I chose a rich dark, raspberry chocolate torte served with whipped cream. This was one of my favourite desserts I have tried all year and it was everything a chocoholic like me adores.
Bistro Jacques

My previous time I visited I ordered Cajun fish cakes, Coq au van and Eton Mess. I do hope that the Coq au van makes a reappearance on the pre theatre menu and this was sublime. 
Bistro Jacques

A real positive of this restaurant is that the staff are very friendly, helpful and are happy to ask any questions about the dishes you are about to order. I also like the rustic charm of this restaurant. Needless to say, I will be visiting again.

Positives: Prime location in Shrewsbury, delicious food, helpful staff.
Negatives: Bring back coq au van on the pre-theatre menu

I reviewed this restaurant because I love eating out.


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