Breaking bread at Day Break – Newport Market and Deli

TweetOn Saturday’s we like to go out as a family and just have good quality time together. This past Saturday we went to the Two Oceans Aquarium for some fishy fun and then to Green Point Park to explore, play and get some steps in. First – Green Point Park is probably one of my…

The Hart Breadhouse and Eatery in Melkbosstrand

TweetJust listen to the name of this restaurant – The Hart breadhouse (what doesn’t sound delicious about this?) and eatery (eat . bread . hart – I am in foodie heaven just reading the name of this eatery! I had to try it! The Hart Breadhouse and Eatery! Hmmm! As soon as the kids went…

Fresh fish counter and stunning view at Blowfish Restaurant

TweetSeafood, sushi and sunsets is what Blowfish Restaurant dubs themselves good for. These are my 3 favourite “s” words so we just had to give them a try.  We just tried them sooner than what we had hoped. You see, date night last week was meant to be an 8pm movie. But that proved difficult…

2016 Best Everyday Mexican Eatery has been crowned!

TweetThe 2016 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Everyday Award Ceremony was held on 25 October in Johannesburg. Although unfortunately I couldn’t make it as I was in Cape Town at the time, I was still given the opportunity to interview one of the winners. I love Mexican food and so decided to interview one of the owners…

Geelbek Restaurant at West Coast National Park

TweetThis last week I had the absolute spoil of being taken to West Coast National Park by Husby. It is sheer paradise there – nothing in South Africa compares in my opinion. While there our tummies started rumbling and we went to Geelbek Restaurant – the only restaurant within the reserve. I expected a very…

All About Food Sensory Experience at Rooftop@Blu

TweetOne of the things I love being about a food blogger – is getting invited to events like this All About Food Sensory Experience Cocktail Evening. Set on the Rooftop @ Blu in Wynberg, overlooking the Sandton sky scrapers as they twinkle under the moonlight, it turned out to be quite  a fabulous night out!…

47 on Grant – Turkish Fusion in Norwood

TweetNadia Sha, the delightful owner of 47 on Grant, invited me to her Turkish Fusion restaurant in Norwood on Friday night to give a review. Nadia and her team welcomed us – as well as all their other guests – with open arms and huge smiles to 47 on Grant. From the get go there…

Restaurant Mosaic @ The Orient : Breakfast the morning after

TweetToday’s post is post 3 of a series of 3 all about our stay at The Orient on 23 September.  The first post was about the hotel, the second was about the dinner at Restaurant Mosaic and today’s will cover the breakfast the morning after. We had a very good night’s sleep in our suite…

Restaurant Mosaic @ The Orient : Story-Telling Cuisine

TweetChantel Dartnall is the executive chef and owner of the award-winning Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient. Her food is inspired by nature and in stories I have read about her, she refers to her food as botanical cuisine. After being seated at our tables on Friday night, she did her rounds and greeted all the…

The Orient Hotel – A whole new level of elegance

TweetThe Orient Hotel in Hartebeespoort – opulence and decadence and elegance at its very best. 24 September – South Africa’s Heritage Day, also Braai Day, but also our wedding anniversary. This year we celebrated 8 years of being married. It feels like a big number. I know it’s nothing like 40 years, 20 years or…

Beautiful Evening Star Market in Henley on Klip

TweetBeautiful Evening Star Market in Henley on Klip Last month I had the pleasure of being invited by a co-blogger, Nicole from The Beautiful Blog, to attend the Evening Star Market and do a blog collaboration on the market. Thank you Nicole for the opportunity. It was a beautiful day and I thoroughly enjoyed myself….

City Chic Tasha’s @ Rosebank The Zone

TweetI know that Tasha’s is very well known and popular. I had never been before today so when Husby and I decided to head to the Zone for some Lush shopping, we decided to stop and have a bite to eat at Tasha’s too. This post is perhaps less about informing the already well informed…

Miss Grace Country Food House – Indian Night

TweetLast week I had the honour of being invited to be a guest of Miss Grace Country House and join them for their Indian night. Every aspect of the night was perfect. They were able to keep the integrity of Miss Grace through their decor and the chef prepared the food so well you could…

Salsa Mexican Grill at Bedford Square is now open

TweetI love love love Mexican food! The spicy, tangy, sweet cuisine is my absolute favourite – which is why I dragged Husby to Salsa Mexican Grill in Bedford Square on it’s second night of being open. In our past adventures to Bedford Square we had walked passed the closed up space advertising that Salsa Mexican…

The vision behind The Art Farm as told by Ilse Becker

TweetThe Art Farm has made it’s mark amongst the Joburg South locals. Bringing you fine art, crafts, interesting craftsmanship classes, farm animals, restaurants, and markets it seems to cover a vast “target audience” whilst maintaining it’s family friendly status. People of the South love The Art Farm and all it’s many features. The Art Farm…