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9 Cape Town Food Trends You Need to Know About
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9 Cape Town Food Trends You Need to Know About

We’re so over cauliflower, kale, burgers and doughnuts. As for macaroons (yawn), bread baskets (you are kidding, right?) and, dare I say it, carbs, it’s definitely time to move on. And move on we have. To gin, home fermentation, veldkos, ancient grains and ...
The Highlights of Bree Street – Where to Hang Out & Shop on Cape Town’s Hip Foodie Strip
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The Highlights of Bree Street – Where to Hang Out & Shop on Cape Town’s Hip Foodie Strip

Bree Street’s vibrancy and variety make it a meeting place for Cape Town’s hip and happening crowd. Lunch times buzz, while evenings hum. Its eateries, pubs and coffee spots that run the length of Bree Street are thriving. And its Victorian-era façades also ho...
The 12 best food & drink ‘hoods in Cape Town
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The 12 best food & drink ‘hoods in Cape Town

Cape Town is a Foodie's idea of heaven - food, and wine, in the Mother City is as diverse as the people who live here. Labelled a 'gourmet nirvana' by Lonely Planet, Cape Town bursts at the seams with trendy markets, food trucks, original restaurants and co...
20 of the Finest Food Trucks in South Africa
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20 of the Finest Food Trucks in South Africa

Food trucks have taken on new meaning. No longer do they fall into the play-incessant-mindless-jingle ice-cream van class. Or the white, sugared rolls with pink Vienna and a good dollop of tomato sauce scene either. Food trucks are now 'mobile eateries' tha...
10 cozy coffee spots with fireplaces in Cape Town
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10 cozy coffee spots with fireplaces in Cape Town

Winter is the season Capetonians like to pretend doesn't happen. That or they simply forget that it can get really cold on the southernmost tip of the African continent. Point in case: most popular coffee hangouts adopt pavement culture as the crux of their...
The perfect way to spend a Girl’s Day out in Cape Town
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The perfect way to spend a Girl’s Day out in Cape Town

Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or just need some alone time with your ladies, Cape Town abounds with so much to keep you and your buddies busy. Here are some ideas of what to occupy your time and just where to go for pampering... Morning Day Spa - Sta...
Places to get your fish and chips fix in Cape Town
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Places to get your fish and chips fix in Cape Town

Whilst my British friends continue to tell me how good fish and chips really are the UK, I persuade them to taste ours in Cape Town first.  We have some really great spots where you can enjoy a seaside view and fresh fish and hot chips at cheap prices. Here’s ...
Warm restaurants to dine and drink at this Winter!
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Warm restaurants to dine and drink at this Winter!

When the rain and the wind are pumping in Cape Town, no one wants to leave the house.  But why give up on the chance to wine and dine just because it’s cold.  Whilst Cape Town really does come alive in the summer when Capetonians take every opportunity to dine...
Tea Cafés In Cape Town – Get Your Tea Fix At These 4 Top Spots
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Tea Cafés In Cape Town – Get Your Tea Fix At These 4 Top Spots

It's official: tea is the new coffee of the masses. When Wall Street start to write about it, then you know that tea is no longer merely 'popular' but has escalated to the status of a trend. Wall Street equate the growing 'tea trend' with the rise in 'super f...
Getting my Mexican on in Mowbray at Fat Cactus – a review
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Getting my Mexican on in Mowbray at Fat Cactus – a review

On the busy Durban Road of Mowbray, somewhat secluded behind trellis work and bright lights, is the Mexican Mecca of the Fat Cactus. We arranged a dinner there, all at the last moment. Fortunately, Bon Jovi was playing live in Cape Town, so the restaurants wer...
A Taste of Mexico from El Burro in Green Point
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A Taste of Mexico from El Burro in Green Point

It was a friends birthday and the plan was to meet up at the mexican place, El Burro on Somerset Road in Green Point. I'd heard many good things about this place and so was excited to try it out. Walking in there was an instant buzz of activity and happy hum o...
Dinner at the V&A Waterfront Harbour House
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Dinner at the V&A Waterfront Harbour House

It was my birthday and I wanted to go out for a special meal with my family after plenty of debate we had a restaurant decided only to discover that so many restaurants in Cape Town are closed on Monday. I almost threw in the towel and was going to opt for a t...
Café Paradiso – patio dining in Kloof street, Cape Town
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Café Paradiso – patio dining in Kloof street, Cape Town

Nothing like a Sunday morning brunch with views out over the city bowl, and Table Mountain as your backdrop. Somehow these Madame Zingara types manage to get it right every time, and Café Paradiso is no exception (the restaurant is one of several that fall und...