Fast food deals to help you stretch your rand this Januworry

If you know me then you know that I’m all about bargains and even more so when it comes to fast food. With payday still a while away for most of us, here are some fast food deals to help stretch your rand a bit further until then*.   Wimpy Buy 1 get 1 free Mondays: Buy one Banger Brekkie (2 Eggs, 2 Rashers of … Continue reading Fast food deals to help you stretch your rand this Januworry

How to have fun and not splurge until payday

January can be a bit of a tight month after all the festive season spending but who says you can’t still have fun? Here’s how you can still have fun and not splurge until payday.   Enjoy the outdoors with a picnic Since I’ve moved to Cape Town, I haven’t been on one picnic. Apparently, it’s not a Cape Town thing. But do these Capetonians … Continue reading How to have fun and not splurge until payday

5 things I’ve never tried – but need to in 2018

2018 is the year I’ve set aside to do all things I haven’t done before: I’m all about no longer holding myself back, being braver and being more adventurous – a goal I set last year but never quite got around to. So, here’s a list of the 5 things I’ve never tried but need to in 2018 – and you are welcome to remind … Continue reading 5 things I’ve never tried – but need to in 2018

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Black Friday deals for foodies

ICYMI: tomorrow’s Black Friday and I’ve put together a little list of Black Friday deals for foodies!   Wimpy: Buy 1 Get 1 Free Cheesy Cheeseburger and Chips for only R62.90.   John Dory’s: ¼ Chicken & 300g Ribs for only R89   Mike’s Kitchen: Buy 1 Get 1 free burgers between 12pm and 4pm. Available at participating stores only.   Hard Rock Cafe Johannesburg: … Continue reading Black Friday deals for foodies

5 feel good foods for depression and anxiety

October marks Mental Health Awareness month in South Africa and depression & anxiety are mental health issues that I am particularly very passionate about. One day you’re up, the next you’re down or you’re up and down all in one day – it can be quite draining and requires constant awareness and maintenance of your balance to keep a level-head. Two ways I do this … Continue reading 5 feel good foods for depression and anxiety

Mouth-watering chocolate recipes from Beyers Chocolates

This was the first time I attended the chocolate demos hosted by Beyers Chocolates at the Coffee & Chocolate Festival. ABOUT BEYERS CHOCOLATES Beyers Chocolates was founded 30 years ago by Belgian-born, Kees Beyers. They manufacture their own range of confectionery, including local favourites like Sweetie Pie, Amarula, and Dream Bear, and also supply an extensive range of sub-brands and private label products to airlines and … Continue reading Mouth-watering chocolate recipes from Beyers Chocolates

REVIEW: A TRIP THROUGH AFRICA AT MOYO

Finally did Moyo! And, just in time for Heritage Day! THE RESTAURANT Moyo is a South African-based restaurant dedicated to African dining with 5 stores situated across South Africa. The word moyo is of Swahili decent and means heart.   THE FOOD & DRINKS Their food is authentically African with dishes ranging from smokey boerewors rolls; to heart-warming potjies; crocodile; and yip, you guessed it, … Continue reading REVIEW: A TRIP THROUGH AFRICA AT MOYO

REVIEW: A LESSON IN URBANOLOGI

I was fortunate enough to be invited to try out Urbanologi‘s new winter menu this past Saturday and my was it amazing! THE RESTAURANT Urbanologi is an Asian Fusion restaurant situated at the 1 Fox Precinct in Ferreirasdorp, Johannesburg and is based inside the Mad Giant Brewery. Together, they work alongside each other to come up with flavours that make for the perfect food and … Continue reading REVIEW: A LESSON IN URBANOLOGI

REVIEW: BUTCHER BLOCK STEAKHOUSE – NOM NOM NOM

Since I’m always on the hunt for a good steak, I decided to pop into Butcher Block Steakhouse at Mall of the South…   THE RESTAURANT Butcher Block was founded in 2003 by Manuel Savic and has branches across Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. THE SETUP I went to the branch at the Mall of the South. I personally just don’t like the setup of the restaurants … Continue reading REVIEW: BUTCHER BLOCK STEAKHOUSE – NOM NOM NOM

REVIEW: Aarya – What a disappointment

I’ve been looking forward to trying out Aarya at Montecasino for a very long time and we finally did last night! THE RESTAURANT Aarya, located at Montecasino, Fourways is run by South Africa’s first MasterChef SA winner, Deena Naidoo. It’s open daily from 06h30 – 22h30. THE FOOD & DRINKS When you think about Masterchef something very specific comes to mind, i.e. food that is … Continue reading REVIEW: Aarya – What a disappointment