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…

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…

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…

Frida’s – A colourful oasis found in the Germiston “desert”

TweetI had the privilege of meeting and interviewing the very colourful Hettie Shroeder who is the sole owner of Frida’s Coffee Bar in Albermale, Germiston. There was no mistaking that Hettie was not only the owner of Frida’s but the passion and drive behind this very colourful restaurant / coffee shop. She herself was dressed…

Floral Wonderland at Miss Grace Country Food House

TweetI was so grateful that Nicole from Miss Grace was happy to see me on such short notice. The eatery I had planned to interview this week had never finalized our arrangements leaving me in a pickle. However, as I walked into Miss Grace and the warmth and floral scent of freshly picked and arranged…

Cafe La Plume – A cozy & quaint coffee shop & bakery

TweetCafe La Plume has been around for a year now. In fact, August is their birthday month. I had never visited Cafe La Plume before, but I have heard so many wonderful things about the coffee shop. So I decided to give them a call, set up an interview with the lovely Tracy Manning and…

Who are the darlings behind the Just Darling Roastery & Coffee Shop?

Tweet Yesterday morning I had the absolute privilege of sitting down with a good cup of coffee ready to interview one of the owners behind my favourite coffee shop, Just Darling. Abigail Dow, along with her husband, Gary Dow, and her parents Colin and Marianne Leeson are the owners and co-founders of Just Darling and…

Just Darling Roastery & Coffee Shop, Mall of the South

Tweet Just Darling has a very special place in my heart. If I have to sit and think back to the many special memories I have in my life, quite a few of them pop up at the same place. A place that has grown from strength to strength and from beauty to beauty. I…