Category Archives: foodie

Trying something different this weekend – Russell Hobb’s life:style club

Valentines day without the boys – perfect! Truth be told all I needed to hear was chocolate & the mention of the swanky venue that is the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel. Should be a goodie! W

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Masala Dosa – brace your taste buds…

Strolling down Long Street in Cape Town while on holiday recently we found ourselves outside Masala Dosa suddenly remembering it’d been on our to-do list (but forgotten) for some time. Of course being there & then right that second was a sign … Continue reading

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Paul’s homemade ice cream – truly the crème de la crème

All ice cream is not created equal. It’s really that simple. Let me start by saying that I can’t believe that I’m writing a post about ice cream. But the world needs to know… Somehow & somewhere along the line … Continue reading

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Food, fabulous food at V&A Market on Wharf

Though I get to go back to Cape Town often, I’m always amazed how much changes in my little (ok, not so little) city between my trips. It’s great that there’s always something new to come back to & look forward … Continue reading

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The Foundry Café – a new Jozi favourite

Before we set off for the holidays we made a turn at The Foundry (aka Foundry Cafe) to see what all the fuss was about. Rave reviews were abound so my expectations were already quite high & we were not disappointed in the least. Parktown … Continue reading

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The Argentinean-the best croissants in Jozi

While we were out & about checking out The Whippet one afternoon, I noticed The Argentinean across the road & while the name kinda rang a bell, I couldn’t quite place it. As soon as we entered I suddenly remembered having read about … Continue reading

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The Whippet Coffee – a sneak peak…

There are moments when I really love social media. Like when you stumble across a really good long-lost friend halfway across the world & trawl their albums for hours trying to take in the last 10 years. And when you’re done your … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Old Biscuit Mill

If you’re heading to Cape Town Slaapstad for the holidays here’s something to add to your to-do list on a Saturday morning. Brought to you by the same folks who do Jozi’s Neighbourgoods Market, the Old Biscuit Mill is much … Continue reading

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Tastes of Maboneng… & it *was* tasty!

On Thursday afternoon I trotted along to the Tastes of Maboneng where an entire street in the middle of the city had been closed off so that we could well, feast ! Forget any “Tastes of” events that you’ve been to. … Continue reading

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JB Rivers

In Jozi Hyde Park Corner is my favourite mall of them all. Never too full, a good selection of stores (though I miss Stuttafords) & great eating options. While many ‘trendy’ restaurants have opened in the mall over the last while, one … Continue reading

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