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 …

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 …

Linden Winter Warmer: In it Together

Noble Savage (he said): If you’re remotely interested in food and restaurants, you’ll know that Linden is on its way to becoming the new “it” food spot. And on 7th Street, you’ll find four of the most interesting little eateries: A la Bouffe, El Jalapeño, Hashi, and Ritual Café. The …

May your Rum be spiced!

Boozy Foodie (she said): Rum?  A rum FEST?  Yes, please!  I was very intrigued when I first caught wind of this unique event.  And yes, very unique because this was in fact the very first Rum Festival in Gauteng!  You know that we love our wine, gin and beer events here …

A Festival of Fusion at Capital Hotel School!

The Capital Hotel School opened its doors in January 2001, with the aim of providing all-round training in Hospitality Management. In 2007, it expanded on this to include Professional Cookery in its portfolio. The school offers both part-time and full time courses in a variety of skills needed to be …

Black Bamboo: An Encounter with Magnificence

Noble Savage (he said): Black Bamboo has for some time now been on our restaurant bucket list. We had a brief introduction during the Constantia wine evening (A Week of Wine Part 1: Constantia Wine Route Tasting at Black Bamboo), and were very impressed by what we saw, particularly the …

Wellness Warehouse is on a mission!

Boozy Foodie (she said): #LiveLifeWellClearwater This year, on their 10th birthday, Wellness Warehouse is just going from strenght to strenght!  The first time I heard about them, was a good couple of years ago – and I was a regular visitor to their online shop.  Believe it or not, I …

Stanley Beer Yard: Craft Beer 101

Noble Savage (he said): As you may well know, Craft Beer has developed into a booming industry over the last few years. Breweries are literally popping up like mushrooms, and it seems that the thirst (pun intended) for the various brands are unquenchable. This popularity has led to some establishments …