Iskia by Alfie’s: Atlantis in Pretoria

Noble Savage (he said):  Alfie’s has been a bit of a mainstay in Pretoria when it comes to Italian cuisine for a while now. They’ve always been in a little shop in Hazelwood in Pretoria, and last year (or the year before) opened a pizzeria just around the corner. We’ve …

Kitchen at the End of the Universe: #MyBacksbergRecipe

BoozyFoodie (she said):   Okay, picture the scene:  a select group of foodies and wine lovers taking part in a virtual food and wine pairing challenge.  Their quest – use a “secret ingredient” (provided by Backsberg) in a dish to be paired with the brand new 2017 Backsberg Pinotage Rosé. Keep the surprise …

Kitchen at the End of the Universe: The Peace Burger

Noble Savage (he said):  What a time to live in. As if dealing with the increasingly bizarre political situation at home isn’t enough, we now also have to deal with a narcissistic yellow-haired toddler threatening an unstable dark-haired toddler with nuclear war. Anyone that has seen Dr Strangelove will know …

Tribes: Out of Africa

  Noble Savage (he said): South Africans love meat. It’s one of those facts that you don’t need Africa Check to check. And it might well be because of the variety and quality of the meat available here. One establishment that embraces this love of meat is Tribes, located at …

Stanley Beer Yard: Sunday = Braaiday

Noble Savage (he said):  Sundays are meant to do as little as possible. In our house, we normally braai for lunch, and then laze around/nap in preparation for the unmitigated misery that is Monday. To be able do this important preparation in a serene setting with someone else taking care …

Rwanda: Scarstruck

When Travelstart posed the question:  “Which African Country do you secretly want to explore?” (you can complete this quiz as well – click here:  http://www.travelstart.co.za/blog/africa-quiz), Noble Savage was inspired to dig a little deeper. Noble Savage (he said):  1994 was a year of extremes for the African continent. In our …

The Braai Room: NOU gaan ons braai!

Noble Savage (he said): Quality meat is, in my opinion, becoming harder and harder to find. A few butchers are getting it right, but some not so much. One that is getting it right is Country Meat. Along with supplying some pretty famous restaurants, they also have a few butcheries …

#Brewfood Revolution at Beerhouse Centurion

Noble Savage (he said): Since opening a branch in Centurion, we’ve frequented Beerhouse a few times. It’s nice to have a quality bar nearby to let off some steam. Normally we just go for a drink or two, and have also been invited to attend a few of their #MeetTheBrewers …