Dear Me Eatery, Longmarket St

1 06 2011

Word on the street is that Dear Me, with it’s pretty and inviting green awning on Longmarket Street is the new place to be. Citing curiosity, rather than the need to conform, as the proverbial arm-twister I decided to give it a go last week. And I wasn’t disappointed. In fact, it’s now on the tip of my tongue for any city bowl brunch or lunch recommendations and will probably stay there for a long while to come. In other words, it left a yummy taste in my mouth… Read the rest of this entry »

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Get To The Old Biscuit Mill Night Market This Thursday!

15 03 2011





Big Bang for your Buck this Summer at Sinns

27 01 2011

New specials at Sinns Restaurant for 2011 include delicious lunch and dinner options starting at just R50.

The well-loved Cape Town eatery can be found in the trendy and bustling Wembley Square, and both the Sinns Restaurant and SBar evoke the ambience of a chic and busy inner city restaurant. Named for Chef Proprietor, Thomas Sinn, the up-market hot-spot proudly offers elegant but affordable fine dining, perfect for all you happy yuppies out there. Read the rest of this entry »





The Happy-Making Stellenbosch Fresh Goods Market

30 11 2010

If you’ve read my post on the glorious Neighbourgoods Market in Cape Town, you’ll know I have a penchant for fresh produce, especially the kind that you can eat and browse. Nothing tastes better than a Saturday stroll through a vibey food market, and The Fresh Goods Market just outside Stellenbosch is no exception. Read the rest of this entry »





Saul’s in Wynberg – Where it all starts and ends with The Burger.

21 10 2010

Saul Beder has had many titles during the course of his twenty year long and very colourful restaurant career in Cape Town. Amongst them are ‘culinary rock star’ and a ‘no frills foodie maestro and magician’. And there certainly was a sparkle about the place when he warmly welcomed our jolly bunch to sample the burgers at his latest brainchild in Wynberg recently. Read the rest of this entry »





Everyone’s Favourite Neighbourgoods Market, Woodstock

12 10 2010

Picture pilfered from Neighbourgoods Market site.

Ni Hao people! I am posting this from amongst the hustle and bustle of a very intriguing Beijing where I am currently traveling. I’ve had it written up for a while but just haven’t had the chance. Until now – I’ve stolen a lazy couple of hours at my computer after our incredible morning at The Great Wall, and a trip to the famous birds nest Olympic stadium. Talk about an odd juxtaposition. From the unbelievably old to the very new. Yip, China has it all.

So, until I get myself back to sunny SA with more stories from Mao’s playground, here’s an idea to keep you all busy this coming weekend… Read the rest of this entry »





La Mouette, Greater Than Expectation

4 10 2010

It has to be said that there’s a bit of a buzz going around Cape Town at the moment. A buzz about the tale of two fearless foodies who packed in their London lives and headed for the culinary mecca that is the Mother City, and subsequently found themselves elbow-deep in the midst of a herculean undertaking. The result of which is the fresh-faced and fabulous new restaurant, La Mouette. Read the rest of this entry »