Tag: Cape Town

{PRODUCT REVIEW} BLACK SPOT HOT SAUCE

{PRODUCT REVIEW} BLACK SPOT HOT SAUCE

Like a mythical sea monster of olden days, it rose up from the depths of the cooking pot and consumed me. It was surrounded by steam and oceans of piquant goodness as it filled my senses. My life as I know it would never be […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW}{RECIPE} Dubliner Whiskey Caramel

{PRODUCT REVIEW}{RECIPE} Dubliner Whiskey Caramel

I can’t claim to be a whiskey connoisseur. I can, however, claim to be a very enthusiastic whiskey aficionado. I appreciate and savour any whiskey, whisky, scotch, bourbon, blend or whiskey-based liqueur, each for the very different type of fine spirits they are. There’s just […]

Brass Bell

Brass Bell

When a very dear and close friend wanted to meet up for a long overdue brunch, I was so happy that I could finally pull Brass Bell out of my box of magic tricks. This iconic Kalk Bay institution has literally been on my road […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Sierra Tequila

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Sierra Tequila

When I was a student, way too many moons ago, tequila was your “one-for-the-road” quickie at the bar counter before stumbling home in the early morning hours. It was usually served with a sad slice of lemon, a heap of table salt gobbed onto your […]

Baconville

Baconville

Everyone has their secret indulgence. The one thing you can eat day after day, in all its glorious shapes and forms, and never tire of it. The thing you crave most when you’re happy, when you’re sad, when you’re hungry or when you’re just bored. Some people have […]

The Hub Café

The Hub Café

This little gem on the Scarborough foreshore couldn’t have had a more appropriate name if it tried. The Hub Café is exactly that; a hive of activity, all centred around local produce and delicious plates of food. Throw in some panoramic sea views, a patio full […]

{GIVEAWAY} Tickets to Grand Opening of SA Cocktail Week! #sacw

{GIVEAWAY} Tickets to Grand Opening of SA Cocktail Week! #sacw

If there’s one thing on this planet I like more than a good plate of food, it’s a well-made cocktail. There’s just nothing more aesthetically beautiful and soul pleasing than a pretty, happy drinks medley, served in a delicate glass, decorated with fresh fruit and […]

{EVENT} Merriment & Co Range Introduction

{EVENT} Merriment & Co Range Introduction

When you have such a fiery and deep love affair with food like I do, it’s inevitable that you will eventually develop a sophisticated palate for fine liquors. There’s nothing quite as elevating as thinly sliced smoked salmon paired with an exquisite vodka, or a creamy block of fudge paired with […]

Bombay Bicycle Club

Bombay Bicycle Club

  If you’ve lived in or around Cape Town for more than a couple of years and your feet has not lead you to the wacky shack at the top of Kloofnek Street, you need to reconsider your life’s decisions. Bombay Bicycle Club guarantees a […]

Banks Burger

Banks Burger

Old school American diner meets trendy suburban take-away and restaurant. Situated in the popular Dean Street in Newlands, Banks Burger is the home of the original hamburger.