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Xpresso Cafe – All Menu Items R10!

Yesterday we visited Xpresso Cafe in Durbanville with relatively low expectations. I mean what even can you buy nowadays for a mere R10?! But would you believe me if I told you that we paid a measly R40 for all the items pictured below? Yup – 1 coffee, 1 tea, 1 pretzel the size of… Read more »

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Merrell Spring Night Series Trail Run at Groot Constantia

Ever done a trail run through forests and vineyards in the dark? I have! The Merrell Spring Night Series Trail Run is the perfect opportunity to do so. Where the bizarre concept of running by lead of a small head light came from, I do not know. But it’s oddly liberating! And you get a… Read more »

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West Coast National Park Free Entry!

For all of this week (Mon, 12 Sep – Fri 16 Sep) entrance into the West Coast National Park, and all national parks nationwide, is free. Why? Because National Park Week! We made our way to the West Coast National Park today in the hope of spotting the last of spring’s flowers. While there wasn’t… Read more »

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Street Food Festival Hits Cape Town This Weekend!

A street food festival in Cape Town? Yup, no jokes! This Sunday, 4 September 2016, the second ever Street Food Festival will be hosted at East Side Studios in Woodstock. Last year I attended the Food Talks entrepreneurial workshop, but this year I’m going for the food alone. Excite! A celebration of Cape Town’s food… Read more »

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My Winelands Chocolate Festival Adventure

When we arrived at the second ever Winelands Chocolate Festival in Stellenbosch, it was BUCKETING down outside. I could just imagine sneaky angels sniggering in the heavens whilst throwing down Olympic-pool-sized troughs of water upon our meagre heads. This made for a somewhat chaotic arrival. We made a maddened dash towards the festival after waiting… Read more »

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Tastes of 2016 and a Vineyard Hotel Sleepover

The Tastes of 2016 festival takes place during Cape Town’s winter months and involves a special wine paired dinner hosted every second Friday at Vineyard Hotel in Newlands. I attended their Delaire Graff edition a couple of weeks ago, and let me just tell you, it was TOTES AMAZE! We were luckier still to spend… Read more »

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The Shortmarket Club Opens in Cape Town

Guys, The Shortmarket Club by Luke Dale Roberts and Wesley Randles has finally opened it’s doors in Cape Town! If you’re a Luke Dale Roberts fan, or even just of food in general, you’ll want to head there ASAP. The space is sure to book up real quick just like Roberts’ other little ventures, The… Read more »

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Strolla Cape Town Media Launch

I was very lucky to attend the Strolla Cape Town media launch last night on behalf of Kitchen.net. Check out my full write-up on what went down HERE. If you’re not in the mood for reading, let the pictures do the talking. Strolla is open 7 days a week from 7am to 11pm. The interior… Read more »

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Gin and Tonic Festival Cape Town 2016

The first official Gin and Tonic Festival hit Cape Town on Saturday, 30 January 2016, and needless to say, the event was kind of a shambles! Logistically, the organizers simply couldn’t accommodate the crowds. Strange considering they had ticket sales fore-warning them of the numbers that were set to arrive. Some people didn’t even manage… Read more »

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Eat Out Awards Photo Diary

The Mercedes Benz Eat Out Awards took place on Sunday, 15 November, where the Top 10 restaurants in South Africa were announced. For a full write-up on how the awards went down, and who made the Top 10, check out my article for More Than Food HERE. If you’re more of a pictures person, in… Read more »