Taking pleasure in delicious perishables, Birmingham is a city renowned for its edible endeavours. So what's hot to trot this summer in the city? With so many food events making their mark, we're whittling it down to these four favourites, with something for everyone. Whether you've fancy an off-kilter pop-up palate party, or a vintage toting summer fair, get stuck in to food in the city this summer.
Secret Dining Society: 'Confection' (16th & 17th August)
Tickets to this tantalising taste adventure may be sold out, but heck if we're keeping it a secret. Another note hitting supper club from Carl Finn, Confection may boast the same mist of secrecy as previous Secret Dining Society ventures, but we're all over the sweet-toothed theme. A food event with no preconceptions, this is a dinner nuzzling night on the tiles that we should all be talking about.
Birmingham Summer Market (2nd August)
Following on from their Spring Market success, this pop-up foodie fling returns to The Bond for another day of street food stalls, independent sellers and lush live music. Whether you're crooning over cocktails, doing all sorts of silly things to a sweet treat from the Bourneville Waffle Company or being mischievous at their food market, it's sure to simmer in the same success as its spring counterpart. Head on down at £1.50 entry for vendors, real ale and rowdy vintage patrons alike.
Birmingham Independent Food Fair (13th September)
Dine Birmingham's enveloping foodie event, traders come from far and wide to savour what the city has to boast at this all day edible event. With brands, names and restaurants the likes of Le Truc, Bitters 'N' Twisted, Bare Bones Wood Fired Pizza showing their faces as this year's Birmingham Independent Food Fair, it's sure to be a thigh-slappin' showcase of the creme de la Birmingham creme.
Hare and Hounds Summer Kitchen Takeover (Weekly until 14th August)
Their music mastery may be heralded in the city, but give these riff-suckers the chance to savour some fine street food in the city and they find it frankly irresistible. A whole month of kitchen take-overs for some of Brum's street food finest, The Hare and Hounds have invited the likes of Pop Up Dosa (August 7th), Fingys (August 14th) and Clarke and Lee (July 31st) to give their pots and pans a good seeing to.