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!
Tag: South African Foodie Escapades
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:
Solo Winter: Cellars-Hohenort for Best Priced Quality High Tea?
Some Afternoon Tea spots and tea cafes, fall disappointingly short with High Tea…while today’s foodie escapade location rose to the occasion admirably.
Solo Winter: Does The Silo Hotel Maintain the Same Welcoming Energy & Standard for Local Diners?
The Silo Hotel, is considered the pinnacle of 5-star hospitality in Cape Town – Justifiably so.
…but there are a few things found wanting, from my morning at The Willaston Bar.
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?
Solo Winter: Does a century of Winemaking make Alto Wines idyllic for Wine Tasting?
If it is not the full-bodied red wines which bring you to the Alto Wine Estate, it may be the Alto property sitting spread across Helderberg Mountains shoulders, which draws you in.
Cape Town Foodie Escapades: Pintxos Bar Review
Pintxos Bar makes a compelling argument on why you should never leave…
Top 5 Distinctive South African Restaurants Every Foodie Has to Try in 2019
Vegans | Carnivores | Foodies of All sorts – Last years calories don’t count.
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…
Cape Town Foodie Escapades: Norval Foundation Review
There is such a profound awareness to Nina Simone having said that it is “an artist’s duty to reflect the times.” Today’s foodie escapade, is beholden to a huge and new South African cultural offering: The Norval Foundation. Considering the sum of its parts, The Norval Foundation can be summed up as a relatively new…
Cape Town Foodie Escapades: Upper Bloem Review
Like everything worth doing and having in the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, good food is an investment that yields substantial dividends over time. My latest foodie find, understands that irrespective of the variegated cultures intrinsically tied to the fabric of the Mother City’s ethos, eating has a universality which shepherds all kinds of people…
Cape Town Foodie Escapades: Bilboa Restaurant Review
Maybe I’m an outlier in more than one way. I seem to be one of the few people who get a wonderful dining experience when I deign to visit Cape Town’s most celebrated luxury strip: Camps Bay. I’ve reclined on luxurious seats while having overpriced quality food, and I have sipped on a wealth of…
Cape Town Foodie Escapades: The Shortmarket Club Review
It’s Winter Menu-Palooza in the Mother City right now. In the grand style of major cities around the world, winter and the fall season mean chefs rolling out Prix Fixe – or “fixed price” – menus. In Cape Town, every restaurant, bistro and cafe, is thirsty for your money and company. With so many eateries aspiring…
Cape Town Foodie Escapades: Kyoto Garden Sushi Review
The exterior design seems very carefully decorated to evoke a most zen Japanese ambiance, which is followed through with the warm minimalist interiors…and an incredible culinary adventure.
Cape Town Foodie Escapades: Mischu Coffee Review
The first visit was a calm ebb…a lethargic moment in an enclave wreaking of freshly ground coffee beans and simple cafe finery. Their linguistic dexterity rests in the language of coffee; and any gastrolinguist worth their taste-buds, will speak in tongues when they have a cuppa here. The second visit was a loud affair as…
Travel South Africa: Escape to Allée Bleue Wine Estate
“There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.” – Lord Byron Fall is seen as the season of death and decay, nature shedding its past…
Cape Town foodie Escapades: SeaBreeze Fish & Shell Review
Even in the throes of Fall, seafood is a steady craving floating through your head, seeking resolution. Those lucky enough to have their feet firmly placed on Cape Town soil, are close to some of the most delectable seafood cuisine – remastered into scrumptious delight, by world-renowned chefs in restaurant residence. Today’s foodie escapade takes…
Cape Town Foodie Escapades: RAFAEL Lebanese Cafe Review
Name any human that doesn’t adore food variety? Yeah, name one! I’ll wait… You couldn’t think of anybody because we’re all indecisive bottomless pits which thrive on excess and tasty goodness. Lebanese food not only has a stellar reputation for being some of thee most scrumptious and freshest food in the world, but they’re also…
Cape Town Foodie Escapades: Ceviche Bar Review
What if the nature of winter food was re-imagined?
What if you could – not wipe from memory, the adoration for food from the hearth – but introduce a dynamism to a Winter Menu?
Say hello to today’s foodie escapade stop: Ceviche Bar.
Cape Town Foodie Escapades: The Daily Coffee Cafe CBD Review
Rustling footsteps, and curious glances – everybody walking across Cape Town’s central business district, and into this inner-city mall, is intrigued enough about the large clean windows, that they slow down and peer in. The widespread popularity of affordable caffeine and its accessibility in a hurry, has influenced a behavioral shift among SA’s working population….
Cape Town Foodie Escapades: Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate
Pleasant. Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate is the epitome of pleasant on a Sunday afternoon. The expansive Vergenoegd estate, with its expansive 360 views of some of Cape Town’s best cityscapes, rests rather demurely, just off the highway to Stellenbosch. The estate has been headlining in the Cape Town youth demographic, most recently, due to their…