Restaurant review: Brunching at Cafe Tavia, Rivonia

Cafe Tavia is popular for their wide range of freshly baked Taiwanese breads with interesting savoury fillings like red beans, chicken curry and matcha. They also ┬áhave pastries and croissants with custard and chocolate fillings to satisfy those of us with a serious sweet tooth! We were invited to try out their recently introduced food…

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Restaurant Review: State5, Greenside

As a tea lover, I’m fairly new to the coffee culture scene but I suspect it will soon be on my list of addictions after tea, chocolate and wine! The lovely people at State5 Roastery and Cafe invited us out for a VIP afternoon to taste their menu and range of coffees and ice teas…

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Urban Grind Roasters, Parkhurst

When I received vouchers in my Online Tuesday Jozi Launch goodie bag from Urban Grind Roasters for a “Coffee Appreciation Course”, I was not expecting much. I thought that we would just have a cup of coffee and a short talk and tasting – well, I was pleasantly surprised! We walked into Urban Grind on…

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Doppio Zero Rainforest Alliance Blend Coffee

Doppio Zero, in association with Urban Grind, has launched a new limited edition Rainforest Alliance Blend coffee and I was given the opportunity to try it out! Now, I am no coffee expert but I appreciate a good cup of coffee! I attended a demonstration by a top barista recently and admired the science and…

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Restaurant Review: Naked Coffee, Melrose Arch

I had the pleasure of attending a Zomato Meetup for bloggers this week at Naked Coffee in Melrose Arch. I really enjoyed engaging with other bloggers and networking. It was a relaxed, fun evening filled with lots to eat and drink! Naked Coffee is a coffee shop located in the super-cool Infinite Bleu store which…

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