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Quick Review: Rosa's Thai Cardiff

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If you're planning a visit to Cardiff, you need to make sure you hit Church Street as there really are some amazing places on that street now...it just keeps getting better and better! I've got two more places to review coming after this and they're both on the same street. So safe to say it was a great place for Rosa's Thai to choose to open up their first restaurant in Wales.  I'd missed the launch event and everyone had said fab things, so was really looking forward to finally giving it a try. They offered me a voucher in return for my honest thoughts, thank you, really enjoyed it :) Soooo let's get into it :D VIBE A really low key relaxed vibe! Just what I needed after quite a hectic day. Staff were really nice, can't fault the service. Great place to arrange to meet friends after work where you know it will be busy with a bit of a buzz, but not loud and rowdy and on the other hand not too formal. Could be a good spot for a date.  FOOD (the details of wh

Review: Waitress at the Wales Millennium Centre

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The smash-hit musical Waitress , complete with an impeccable score by Grammy Award winning folk-pop singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles is currently showing at Wales Millennium Centre. I went in blind, not really knowing what to expect from the storyline and never having listened to the soundtrack, and have to say I came out feeling very uplifted and charmed by this show. I've got nothing but positive things to say about it - the story didn't drag for a second, the characterisation was excellent and I absolutely loved that though there was romance, there was an even stronger focus on female friendship (not too surprising given the production comes from a female-led creative team!). Based on the 2007 indie film written by and co-starring the late Adrienne Shelly, Waitress tells a simple, intimate story of Jenna, a small-town waitress trapped in a loveless and abusive marriage with her husband Earl. Her passion in life is baking and her job waiting tables in Joe's Pie Diner is a