Stylish Safe Stay: The Onyx Hotel

As the winter season enters the Cape, I look at the perks of a Winter Staycation in the heart of the Mother City – from signature cocktails, to tours into the Winelands.

This is another Stylish Safe Stay to try…

Culinary Quest: Brunch Cafe by Ideas Cartel

With Brunch Cafe, membership club Ideas Cartel offers up another space that fits right in with Cape Town’s inner city foodie culture and cosmopolitan lifestyle ethos.

Find your perfect plate pick for brunch, now…

Culinary Quest: Casa Labia by Ideas Cartel

At this innovation intersection, Casa Labia Cultural Centre serves warm hospitality, culinary delights to remember, views perfect for rest & relaxation, an event calendar for the family, and an aesthetic staycation to remember.

Here’s why you should visit…

Stylish Safe Stay: Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is all accessible affluence, and a world of flavour fun, travel relaxation, and slivers of familiar comfort.
Catch the luxury hotel deal of the year, and wander with me as I review the hospitality at this esteemed Belmond offering…

Food for Health: Shoyu Ramen

I may have discovered my cure for wellness: Asian broth!

If you are looking for something not too hearty, but so satisfying, here’s the foodie dish to order from Downtown Ramen, or a Ramen spot near you…

Culinary Quest: Why is Breakfast so Great?

Ruminating on just why I enjoy breakfast so much – a meal not given as much fan fare as lunch or dinner, but so deeply steeped in rapturous flavor and culture…atleast, from my foodie experiences.

Cocktails in the City: Fun Festive Fusions with Inverroche Gin

Great cocktails now only basically need Inverroche Gin as a base, and your own willingness to bastardise fine booze by being your own experimental mixologist during the festive season.

Drink up these few visuals of my (rather plentiful) libations…

Culinary Quest: High Tea at Charly’s Bakery

If you’re like me, hunkered in at home and craving the indulgent opulence of a decadent Afternoon Tea, then order in the experience from the comfort of home.
Charly’s Bakery now has a bountiful High Tea boxed beautifully. Perfect for 2 (but an excess of storable pleasure for 1 too) the High Tea menu is incredible in its diverse and inclusive offerings.

Stylish Safe Stay: Victoria & Alfred Hotel

This time, my staycation moments are being made at the Victoria & Alfred Hotel.
Find out if this 4-star Newmark Collection hotel checks all the boxes for hygiene protocols, and just what hospitality elements make up its enjoyable easy luxury, now!

Culinary Quest: The Secreted Away Pajamas & Jam Eatery

Its soundtrack is murmurs, and its look has the charming finish of an editorial draw, while its flavours meld humble peasant dishes with pleasant technical culinary expertise and powerful contemporary plating.

Welcome to Pajamas & Jam Eatery!

Solo Winter: Rocomamas Rocking Review

Rocomamas is actually a pretty cool place for a solo visit.

I live for the Rockstar Burger & their Nutella Waffles.

I’m also keen for what Rocomamas Harrington, has in store for their Winter visitors.

Who else would head there for a 2-for-1 special, or comedy night?!

Stay tuned to their social media, and you will be privy to specials & experiences exclusive to Rocomamas restaurant.

Solo Winter: A Cape Town Sunday Funday Guide

From “where to sleep?”, to “where to eat?”, and “where to shop?” …Winter for One can be a quiet & dull time as archetypal Summer activities dwindle & the people around you pair up for Fall cuddles.
However, you can have a wonderful Solo #SundayFunday if you plan it right.

Ready to eat and chill your way around Cape Town?

Cape Town Foodie Escapades: La Petite Ferme Review

I guess that in light of my upcoming trip to Paris, french cuisine is beginning to fully enter into my foodie rotation. The French have a reputation of refinement – proud of their centuries old heritage, which has become the penultimate standard of all that is classy and cultured. There’s something to be said for…

Cape Town Foodie Escapades: Coco Safar Review

There have been wars waged over territory housing nectar of the gods. Blood spilled in the quest to own Mother Nature’s most inspired creations. Human’s lust for the finer things knows no bounds, which is evident in the modern landscape, sculpted intricately to showcase excess, mastery and delight. Cape Town has not remained untouched by…

Cape Town Foodie Escapades: Waverley Hills Review

“It all comes back to the basics. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they’ll keep coming back.” – Dave Thomas You could probably count, on one hand, the number of places you would willingly travel hours to, for a single meal. The food needs to have…