• Food & Drink,  Lifestyle,  Photography

    Cotham Arms, Bristol

    I love going to pubs. Just outside of Cheltenham there are a great array of country style pubs that I’ve frequented many a time. Since moving to Bristol these trips have dwindled but that’s not to say my love of pubs has. When I heard about a new pint-sized classic pub opening in Clifton, I got my walking boots on and made my way up that ever-so-steep St Michael’s Hill – James in tow. The pub has that distinctive Bristolian vibe with industrial touches of exposed lightbulbs and quirky artwork, that is also available to buy. There are a mix of tables and booths in the back, along with stools…

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    Pasta Loco; worth giving up any carb-free diet

    I can’t remember the last time I saw so much buzz around an Italian restaurant before, so not long after it opened, James and I booked up a table and got ourselves along to Pasta Loco. Pizza restaurants are all the rage in Bristol at the moment, so finding some good dough isn’t too tricky but pasta, well that seems a bit of a stretch. Being wowed over by pasta seems an odd statement to make but when it’s made from scratch and done oh-so-well, you can’t help but feel like you’re missing out when you’re not trying a new recipe from the guys at Pasta Loco every night. I…