Wine Wednesday: Chocolate Shiraz, Diemersfontein

Friends brought this over recently for a get-together at our place and I fell in love with its smooth finish and notes of dark chocolate and mulberry. It can be enjoyed perfectly by itself or with a nice lamb dish like these sticky asian lamb ribs we made!     I looked online and it…

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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: Escondido Tapas, Illovo

I have been wanting to come here for the longest time and finally made a booking this past Saturday evening for a family birthday celebration. We really enjoyed the tapas experience, it is a great way to enjoy many dishes and each of the dishes we had at Escondido was superb! The atmosphere is warm…

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Fourways Farmer’s Market

I was in foodie heaven this morning at the Fourway’s Farmers Market! The market is located opposite Montecasino, and open every Sunday from 10am. There is a covered walkway as you browse the stalls and every type of cuisine you can imagine: Indian, Spanish, Greek, Asian…. and oh! the cakes and desserts! There are also…

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Restaurant Review: Plaka, Bedfordview

We were treated to a smorgasbord of delicious Greek food at our recent Zomato Meetup at Plaka! Let me just say, I love Greek food – when I visited Greece last year my tummy was in heaven! It was an incredible gastronomical experience- from rich Greek yogurt with honey to souvlakis in pita to desserts…

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Restaurant Review: Clementines, Clarens

It was our first time in Clarens so we went with the most top-rated restaurant (according to Zomato and TripAdvisor reviews) for our lunch!   Clementines has a beautifully decorated interior and has a fine dining ambience with luxurious curtains and fresh flowers on the table. They have a good selection of craft beers brewed in…

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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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#SpotTheZomini & WIN!

Zomato SA is currently running a really cool promotion with lots of restaurant vouchers up for grabs!   There is a Zomato Mini travelling around the streets of Jozi and if you are lucky enough to spot it, then snap a pic and post it on social media using the following handles and hashtags: @ZomatoSA,…

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Restaurant Review: Kong, Cedar Square

Kong is a sophisticated Asian fusion restaurant with beautiful art and decor – the food is delicious, the ambience romantic and the service is good, however, it is pricey.   They have a great selection of various Asian food – dim sum, sushi, thai curries, noodles and stir fries. Their infamous Hong Kong Pears, potato…

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Restaurant Review: The Whippet, Linden

We were in the area, so I used my Zomato app to find this awesome gem of a breakfast spot based on location and rating. It was packed when we entered, we were seated on the bar stools for a bit until a table was ready. I really loved the decor and ambience and could…

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