Tight Purse Strings Part III: 1855

Noble Savage (he said): We’ve made it to the third week of our budget challenge, and are yet to show visible signs of malnutrition. It’s been a good run so far, and this week, we made our way to 1855 at Lynnwood Bridge, Pretoria. 1855 is named for the year …

Vino Budget Beaters! #Januaworry

BoozyFoodie (she said): So, in December we had our own Advent Calendar – with a twist!  Our ‘reveal-a-treat-as-we-go’  options were wine!  Our criteria – less than R50 per bottle (we wanted to proof that you can still entertain and be merry on a budget – 2016 was tough on so many levels).  …

Tight Purse Strings Pt II: The Shadowboxer

Noble Savage (he said): Week two of our budget-conscious eatery outings, and we stumbled on The Shadowboxer in Greenside. And we really did stumble on it – there’s been some buzz around it, but we never realised they could fit into our budget rules*. *The rules for the budget challenge …

Tight Purse Strings Part 1: Lucky Rodrigo

  Social Savage (he said): We’ve always enjoyed Lucky Rodrigo for it’s laid-back and easygoing vibe, but haven’t been there in some time. So it was the natural starting point for our “budget conscious” month, as the thing they do best is value for money. (If you haven’t seen our …

2017 – and tight purse strings

January Happy 2017 everyone! Here’s hoping not as many of your beloved childhood icons die this year! On to business: We have decided to visit eateries this year based on themes. Each month’s theme will somehow be related to something that happens/happened in that month. January is traditionally a month …