Late, I know! Work’s been busy and no Internet access at home, but i was out at the Coffee & Chocolate Festival Cape Town this weekend and oh my, what a disappointment. Even the SA on Tap Craft Beer and Music Festival was better and you know how I hated that. VENUE It was held at the Durbanville Racecourse so the venue was absolutely shit, … Continue reading Coffee and Chocolate Festival Cape Town 2017… disappointing!
It’s the Coffee and Chocolate Festival Cape Town 2017 this weekend! Whoop-whoop! Now, I’m not a big fan of chocolate and I’ve cut down quite massively on coffee but I’ve always just loved the vibe at the festival. Nothing quite like lazing in winter sun with great food, cold beer and great live music. Unfortunately, I missed the Coffee and Chocolate Festival Johannesburg earlier this … Continue reading It’s Coffee & Chocolate Festival Cape Town 2017 this weekend: Let’s recap JHB 2016!
It’s Pure & Crafted SA Festival 2017 this weekend. Let’s revisit 2016… Pure & Crafted SA Festival 2016 was two-day music, motorcycle and new heritage festival held at the Ground venue in Muldersdrift on 26 and 27 November 2016 and is inspired by the German Pure & Crafted festival. I was lucky enough to win two weekend pass tickets (YAY!) so I was super excited. … Continue reading It’s Pure & Crafted SA Festival 2017 this weekend – Let’s revisit 2016!
Finally did Moyo! And, just in time for Heritage Day! THE RESTAURANT Moyo is a South African-based restaurant dedicated to African dining with 5 stores situated across South Africa. The word moyo is of Swahili decent and means heart. THE FOOD & DRINKS Their food is authentically African with dishes ranging from smokey boerewors rolls; to heart-warming potjies; crocodile; and yip, you guessed it, … Continue reading REVIEW: A TRIP THROUGH AFRICA AT MOYO
I was fortunate enough to be invited to try out Urbanologi‘s new winter menu this past Saturday and my, was it amazing! THE RESTAURANT Urbanologi is an Asian Fusion restaurant situated at the 1 Fox Precinct in Ferreirasdorp, Johannesburg and is based inside the Mad Giant Brewery. Together, they work alongside each other to come up with flavours that make for the perfect food and … Continue reading REVIEW: A LESSON IN URBANOLOGI
Beerhouse, in partnership with local craft beer breweries, often host a series of free Beer School sessions where attendees are offered a free beer tasting and discussion session with the respective brewery for that week’s session. Beer School was hosted by Mad Giant three weeks ago (yes, I know it’s late) with their brewer, Eben. ABOUT MAD GIANT The meaning of the name Mad Giant … Continue reading BEER SCHOOL WITH BEERHOUSE AND MAD GIANT
Beerhouse, in partnership with local craft beer breweries, often host a series of free Beer School sessions where attendees are offered a free beer tasting and discussion session with the respective brewery for that week’s session. Last week’s brewery was Embombi hosted by their brewer, Thabiso. ABOUT EMBOMBI Embombi is a local craft beer brewery based in Kyalami, where they use Brewhogs’ facilities to brew their … Continue reading BEER SCHOOL WITH BEERHOUSE AND EMBOMBI
Beerhouse, in partnership with local craft beer breweries, often host a series of free Beer School sessions where attendees are offered a free beer tasting and discussion session with the respective brewery for that week’s session. Last week’s brewery was Frontier Beer Company hosted by their brewer, Brendan. ABOUT FRONTIER BEER COMPANY Frontier Beer Company is a craft beer brewery located in Pretoria. Their beers … Continue reading Beer School with Beerhouse and Frontier Beer Company
Since I’m always on the hunt for a good steak, I decided to pop into Butcher Block Steakhouse at Mall of the South… THE RESTAURANT Butcher Block was founded in 2003 by Manuel Savic and has branches across Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. THE SETUP I went to the branch at the Mall of the South. I personally just don’t like the setup of the restaurants … Continue reading REVIEW: BUTCHER BLOCK STEAKHOUSE – NOM NOM NOM
I’ve been looking forward to trying out Aarya at Montecasino for a very long time and we finally did last night! THE RESTAURANT Aarya, located at Montecasino, Fourways is run by South Africa’s first MasterChef SA winner, Deena Naidoo. It’s open daily from 06h30 – 22h30. THE FOOD & DRINKS When you think about Masterchef something very specific comes to mind, i.e. food that is … Continue reading REVIEW: Aarya – What a disappointment