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Hop growing scheme to produce Cardiff’s own homebrewed beer

Hop growing scheme to produce Cardiff’s own homebrewed beer
March 25, 2013 No Comments »

It will be Cardiff’s very own homebrewed beer – made from hops grown in gardens across the city. More than 30 beer enthusiasts in the city have signed up to a new scheme to grow hops to be harvested and ... Read More »

Pubwatch scheme extended to St Mellons and Trowbridge

Pubwatch scheme extended to St Mellons and Trowbridge
February 22, 2013 No Comments »

A scheme aimed at banning troublemakers from some Cardiff pubs has been extended to cover more city boozers. The Pubwatch scheme means that punters banned from one pub are banned from all others signed up to the scheme. The project ... Read More »

The Great Roath Bake Off returns for a third year

The Great Roath Bake Off returns for a third year
February 21, 2013 1 Comment »

For a man who can’t cook and who admits to not even liking cake that much, Wayne Courtney has achieved something Mary Berry would surely be proud of. It has all the ingredients of being a great success with plenty ... Read More »

Warning as ‘fake vodka’ is found on sale in Cardiff

Warning as ‘fake vodka’ is found on sale in Cardiff
February 8, 2013 No Comments »

Fake vodka containing a chemical found in cleaning liquids and aerosol de-icers that can cause blindness has been discovered on sale in Cardiff. During a routine inspection of vodka brands last week, Cardiff Trading Standards officers found one particular brand ... Read More »

Caroline Street’s Rosario’s Restaurant to close after 90 years

Caroline Street’s Rosario’s Restaurant to close after 90 years
February 4, 2013 1 Comment »

It has occupied a spot on one of Cardiff’s most recognisable streets for nearly nine decades. But now one of Cardiff’s first restaurants has switched off the ovens and wiped down the tables for the very last time – after ... Read More »

Pontcanna’s Diner 77 to change hands after 23 years

Pontcanna’s Diner 77 to change hands after 23 years
January 25, 2013 No Comments »

A Cardiff diner popular with Billie Piper, Charlotte Church and food lovers for more than 20 years is to undergo a change in name and ownership. The revamp marks the departure of Diner 77’s owner Ian Campbell, who is seeking ... Read More »

Barker to close its iconic Cardiff clothing store to focus on coffee shop business

Barker to close its iconic Cardiff clothing store to focus on coffee shop business
January 14, 2013 1 Comment »

It is an iconic Cardiff clothing store that has seen a kaleidoscope of fashion trends over the years, including its very own flared jeans known as “Barker baggies”. But after more than four decades in the city centre, Barker is ... Read More »

The rise of the Cardiff tea shop

The rise of the Cardiff tea shop
January 9, 2013 No Comments »

Tea shops are making a comeback in Cardiff with one acclaimed city outlet winning fresh plaudits while another shopping institution prepares to swap clothes for cuppas. Waterloo Tea Garden in Penylan, which serves an astonishing 70 varieties from English Breakfast ... Read More »

JD Wetherspoon seals deal to open new pub on site of Cardiff Bay Harry Ramsden’s

JD Wetherspoon seals deal to open new pub on site of Cardiff Bay Harry Ramsden’s
December 18, 2012 1 Comment »

The Harry Ramsden’s restaurant in Cardiff Bay will become a JD Wetherspoon after the pub company secured a 30-year lease on the site. YourCardiff reported earlier this year that the national fish and chip franchise had surrendered its existing lease ... Read More »

Cardiff Street Food Christmas market set for Saturday

Cardiff Street Food Christmas market set for Saturday
December 14, 2012 1 Comment »

Foodies in Cardiff can feast on “grab-and-go” treats tomorrow at the Cardiff Street Food Christmas Market. The market is being held in the wake of the first ever Cardiff Street Food Festival at the Mackintosh Sports and Social Club in ... Read More »