• Bristol,  Food & Drink,  Photography

    Sholay Indian Kitchen, Bristol

    The other night we watched a program about our nations love of curry. Turns out we can’t get enough of the blooming stuff. Although we were pretty disappointed to hear that the favourites apparently include chicken tikka masala and the korma! In our opinion, perhaps the blandest of the two and the least authentic. Each to their own but James and I like our curries with a bit more pizazz and a lot more heat. We were recently invited along to Sholay Kitchen, one of the shipping containers at Wapping Wharf, to sample their new menu and enjoy some of their staple dishes. The menu is short and sweet, with…

  • Bristol,  Food & Drink

    Our top Bristol Burgers

    It wasn’t long ago that a burger seemed so simple, a bit of beef or chicken, lettuce leaves sandwiched between a bun. Perhaps with a dollop of ketchup. Fast forward to now and burgers have become a bit of an expert field. You can tell the difference between a good and bad burger, and it’s surprisingly easy to get wrong. There are so many things to consider, right down to the choice of bun. Bristol is churning out burgers like there’s no tomorrow. You are never more than 10ft away from a burger joint.* *not an actual fact, I’m just emphasising the burger craze at the moment. The great thing…

  • Food & Drink,  Lifestyle,  Photography

    Sup and Chow, Cheltenham

    The other week I was invited along to the opening of Sup and Chow in Cheltenham. It’s taken place of The Brown Jug on Bath Road and it’s quite an upgrade for us Cheltenham folk. I took my mum along with me and we were greeted with a chilled glass of prosecco – if only this was the case every time I walked into an establishment. We propped ourselves up at the bar and took in the new surroundings. The bar still looks like a traditional pub but has some decorative additions to feast on. The place extends quite far back into more seating and an outside area – this whole section can…