Almost Orange, almost unreal!

There are a number of places where one can find a bit of solitude away from the hustle and bustle of the city.  Living in Gauteng it takes a little bit of effort to discover little havens and places to hide away from the noise to breathe, unwind and relax.  Almost Orange is one of... Continue Reading →

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 →

A #whiskyjourney of discovery!

My relationship with whisky was a strange albeit a good one.  One where it was poured, swirled and sipped.  Must have been my "wine snobbery" that took the better of me, but I just couldn't get my tastebuds around the peculiar taste sensation.  To me, whisky was whisky.  Then a sudden change.  Earlier this year,... 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 →

Ever felt like Alice in Winederland?

Wine is surely one of the most common denominators apart from oxygen when you think about being social and spending time with friends.  Come to think of it, the whole food and beverage industry rapidly erupted in NOT JUST food and wine, but age old institutions that are bringing forward hundreds of years of tradition... Continue Reading →

Braai is not just braai!

Yes, there are a few crucial things about being South African.  Having a braai is surely one of them.  Ask any South African about their favourite way of having a braai and you will most surely hear that this is almost a syndrome of elements to having the perfect braai. Here it is not just... Continue Reading →

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