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…

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…

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…

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…

Joziburg Lane – A New Joburg Food Market

TweetJoziburg Lane – loud music, an array of street food, a couple of food trucks, a cocktail bar and decadent sweets. Husby and I went to check the market out ahead of its permanent opening party on Friday 2 September. Driving there was hair raising! My gps lost signal under a bridge and we kind…

Crumbs n Smiles – Cupcakes at 27 Boxes Melville

TweetSo yesterday you read about our lunch at The Countess at 27 Boxes.  After lunch we decided to head to the container that sells macaroons – I think it was called Camillas Macaroons. Unfortunately they were closed. So we backtracked to a shop called Crumbs n Smiles where we saw a lady decorating cakes and…

The Countess – 27 Boxes Melville – My Review

TweetA little story about our time at The Countess. On Sunday afternoon Husby and I decided to go on a date. It was of course our weekly date. My mom was kind enough to watch the children and we set off to find somewhere trendy and child-free. I had heard about 27 Boxes before and…

la creamy La Cremosa Gelataria in Dainfern Square

TweetFacebook Ads does a wonderful thing for promoting new and small businesses – that is how I found out about this little gem called La Cremosa in Dainfern Square. Their advert kept popping up on my newsfeed until eventually I liked their page. I have no regrets! At the Doppio Zero Wine tasting, which you…