Easter time entertainment comes in many forms. Take a trip on the wild side, or settle in for something cosier – either way, Here are 5 Tips to Enjoy Easter 2023…
Tag: South African Foodie Escapades
Anatomy of Good Tea: The Tea Chest’s PLŪKT Peace & Pleasure
PLUKT (available from The Tea Chest) – Inventing alternative green and caffeine-free black teas.
Here’s why you should add their Nordic Black Tea to your Tea Chest…
Culinary Quest: Mulberry & Prince
Mulberry & Prince does brunch different – from their Mimosas to their breakfast menu picks.
Find out if they’re the right fit for your next brunch meet…
Culinary Quest: To Unconventional Breakfasts
What’s the most interesting breakfast you’ve ever had?
I’m fascinated by how breakfast menus around the world now have genre-bending range beyond the eggcellent Full English Breakfast.
Find out how things have changed…
Anatomy of Good Tea: Spilling Teabag Recommendations
Quality isn’t all in loose leaf teas.
Find out how to make the most of your teabags, tea brand recommendations, and what it takes to brew the perfect cuppa now…
Anatomy of Good Tea: How to Brew a Decent Loose Leaf & Tea Bag Cuppa
The construction of the perfect cup of tea is not much of a secret.
From water temperature to tea flavor types and instruments, here’s the tea on how I, and even Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, like our Afternoon Tea brewed…
20 Wines Under $20: Proudly South African & Good?
South Africa is abundant with delectable and relatively inexpensive wine choices from our esteemed and storied wine country.
Here’s a list of 20 wines produced in South Africa, for $20 or less…currency-willing!
Culinary Quest: GINJA Restaurant
Is GINJA Restaurant your next reasonable stop-in at the Waterfront – for food, vino, or even views?
Check out why any hungry foodie, travelling hoard, couple, or family, should choose to dine at this Newmark Hotels restaurant in the Cape…
Culinary Quest: The Conscious Kitchen
Discovered some genuinely delicious and satiating plant-based food at The Conscious Kitchen…seriously!
Check out what vegan culinary picks they could tempt you with…trust me, there’s plenty to choose from, from this Cape eatery!
Cocktails in the City: Geometric Gin & San Pellegrino Fun
Some afternoons are made for experimental fun. Catch me trying my hand at mixology with my DIY cocktails, featuring Geometric Gin and San Pellegrino.
This also reads like a How-To Guide on How to do Gin without Tonic.
Don’t miss the great tips!
Coffee Culture: The Beloved Brew, Hacks & Cocktail Twists
I’m a tea lover, but I’m appreciating the virtues of Coffee today.
Check out some amazing coffee hacks, coffee cocktail twists, and more on Cape Town’s beloved brews and South Africa’s coffee culture…
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: Afternoon Tea at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
Perennial pleasure can be found in the Afternoon Tea experience at the famed Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel.
Here’s why to make this luxury Cape retreat your next culinary stop…
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!
Cocktails in the City: Signature Summer Sips at Radisson Blu Tobago’s Terrace
My energy drink this summer, is resoundingly Radisson Blu Tobago’s Terrace smooth Ocean View Sunset cocktail…but I’m brunching here for more than just interesting cocktails!
My 2019 Foodie Bucket List: The Cape Dining Experiences to Covet
I decided to educate myself further, on local foodie spots I should be prioritising – for my tummy’s sake, at the very least!
Here is my Cape Bucket List: