News Cafe Centurion IS the vibe!

Ok, we all know News Cafe right? Well if you don’t know them, you must have been hiding underneath a rock or a very dingy cold corner somewhere. In that case, please make your way outdoors and get some sunshine. Ok, back to News Cafe. Most of us do frequent franchise institutions from time to... Continue Reading →

Did someone say Sugarbird Christmas?

  Sugarbird gin, was founded by Rob Heyns and Nzeka Biyela.  This was one of the most successful crowd-funding campaigns in South Africa and has earned them the status of a proudly South African product and yes, they are now known as ‘the peoples’ gin’. With their unique story, also comes their unique approach to... Continue Reading →

(Independence Day) Macaroni & Cheese my style!

So today is Independence Day to all my USA based friends and as it happens, it's also Winter here in South Africa.  Bummer.  This time of the year often calls for a lot of warmth in the form of hot chocolate, soup and various forms of comfort food that you can think off. My comfort... Continue Reading →

Howzit? How are you? Kunjani?

Nestled in Devon Vale, Stellenbosch you take the turn on Blumberg Drive taking you up to Kunjani Wines.  This little place boasts a huge heart and I cannot help wondering where I should start, doing justice to my experience at Kunjani.  First of all, their contemporary look that boasts deep greys and vibrant reds is... Continue Reading →

Silver Orange Bistro Bliss! Almost :)

Silver Orange Bistro! What a surprise!  The word "bistro" mostly refers to a small eatery that serves simple food, but in this case, it's a small place that packs a huge punch.  Silver Orange Bistro found its feet in the early 2000's and is situated in the Hartebeespoortdam region just a 30 minute drive from... Continue Reading →

Braai broodjie? Or side broodjie?

As per some of my previous posts, having a Braai (or BBQ) in South Africa is quite a huge thing to us.  We love spending time around the fire, reminisce around stories, joking away and obviously enjoying lovely eats and treats from the table close by.  When having a Braai, there are always an array... Continue Reading →

Wellness is a choice

So, there I sat.  Listening to everything the wellness guru is saying.  Hanging on her lips and realising, uhmmmmm I'm not there yet.  Don't get me wrong, I do cycle when I get the chance, attend spin classes every Tuesday and Thursday and take the stairs sometimes instead of the escalators.  That's enough right?  No,... Continue Reading →

Biltong makes everything better, even winter!

Nearing the end of the day, a certain craving starts turning in my stomach.  Winter has it's own persona, own feel and yes, this time of the year pulses me into a state of eating, warm fireplaces and lots of Glühwein.  Here in South Africa, we are fortunate to enjoy a culture of outside dining,... Continue Reading →

Fijn Wyn: a must for winers and Whiners!

  One thing is for certain.  Us South Africans loooove our festivals.  Glancing through your social media feeds, you are sure to spot an event, in your vicinity, hosting a get-together, tasting, feast or full blown festival.  The capital city also has it's fair share of festivals and one of them that is a sure... Continue Reading →

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