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Michelin star restaurants in Birmingham joined by Carters

I missed saying “hurrah” when Birmingham won a fifth Michelin star last week as I was eating my way around China. So a belated “hurrah.” Or rather a qualified “hurrah.” Much has been written about the latest Michelin milestone, much of it nonsense. Lots of newly-opened mediocre/poor restaurants have been lumped …

Why the best Birmingham restaurants need to get StreetSmart

There was a kerfuffle when the Good Good Guide 2015 released its Top 50 restaurants list. Birmingham failed to register a single entry, provoking fume-venting and teeth-gnashing. You know things are bad when poor old Manchester registers above Birmingham, gaining a placing for The French. In truth, it was shoulder shrugging, rather than …