Claire Tucker Claire Tucker

Birmingham based food blogger with a big appetite. @noshandbreksbhm

Was Opheem Worth The Hype?

Was Opheem Worth The Hype?

News that Aktar Islam was returning to the kitchen has made the whole of Birmingham more than a little bit excited. As a city, we’re often guilty of generating ridiculous levels of pre-opening hype based on little more than a clever name and a few carefully curated Instagram photos, only to be sorely…

Win a Henry Hoover - we went to Birmingham's maddest bingo game

Win a Henry Hoover - we went to Birmingham's maddest bingo game

From hoovers to giant unicorns, Bongo's Bingo is taking the game to another level. Forget blue rinses and cardigans, this bingo is a Mecca of a different kind. Brummies are flooding to Bongo's Bingo for a night of entertainment and the chance to win “CASH CASH MONEYYYYY”. The pop up event is held…

Don Diego - Birmingham Restaurant Review

Don Diego - Birmingham Restaurant Review

The weather in Birmingham recently (and by recently, I mean the WHOLE of 2018) has been absolutely awful. Rain, snow, more rain, more snow, then rain again; it’s not given me the most positive of vibes. But if I can’t have the weather of Spain around these parts, I’m happy to settle for the food…

Bar + Block - Birmingham Restaurant Review

Bar + Block - Birmingham Restaurant Review

I love steak. There’s something about the simplicity of a hunk of beef, seared hot and fast on a grill with only the simplest of sides required, that really does it for me. So I was interested to hear about Bar + Block, from the group behind the Beefeater chain, which aims to bring a younger, morecontemporary…

What did we think of the new menu at Rofuto?

What did we think of the new menu at Rofuto?

Ask me where to go for good food in Birmingham and - I’m sure you’ll agree – Broad Street isn’t the first place that springs to mind. It’s more hen party than chef de partie; full of Sports bars, not Michelin stars. So at first glance, it seems like an odd …

tamatanga - Birmingham Restaurant Review

tamatanga - Birmingham Restaurant Review

We may be the UK’s second city, but Birmingham is definitely top when it comes to Indian food. We love the stuff; we even invented the balti. But don't think that we're stuck in the past. A new wave of Indian restaurants has been taking the city by storm. Gone are the white…