Cape Town Restaurants that I trust with my taste buds

Coming from Port Elizabeth navigating the vast Cape Town food scene came with a lot of trial and error. However, surrounding myself with people who had more knowledge of the best eateries meant that I enjoyed the best that Cape Town has to offer. I will pass on this knowledge and share my favourite restaurants…

Top 5 MCCs that you should try before breaking the budget on Champagne!

With the rise of bubbly influenced by media personality Bonang Matheba, South Africans are becoming more particular about whether they’re drinking Champagne, Sparkling wine or Méthode Cap Classique. What’s the difference? Firstly, champagne is made from grapes in France, a region called Champagne. So irrespective of the method used to make the champagne, if it’s…

A Day With Top Chef SA’s Chef Aya

“Best Seafood in Cape Town” chef according to Eat Out in 2016, Top Chef SA runner-up, Pop Up Chef, SABC 3’s Afternoon Express regular guest chef and Private Chef who worked his way from having “no plan” and just “passing time” by studying Hotel Management. Ayabonga Gope has undoubtedly worked his way up to be…

Jazz on a Tuesday: Cape Town Nights

    Do you sometimes just crave a night out after a long Monday and an equally daunting Tuesday? Asoka on Kloof Street, has got you covered. This venue promises you an excellent menu, live jazz, and a variety of cocktails. Asoka is a bar and restaurant situated on the corner of Kloof and Nichol…

The Rands Lifestyle Space Experience

It’s a cloudy and sunny Cape Town on a Sunday afternoon at the Claremont taxi rank and we are looking for a taxi to Khayelitsha. I am with Chiyedza and Ryan who are two University of Cape Town international students from Zimbabwe and America, respectively. It is our first time commuting to Khayelitsha via taxi,…

Royal Wedding Weekend Fever

      19 May 2018, is the day that the whole of the town of Windsor, England will be on halt celebrating the union of US actor Meghan Markle and Britain’s Prince Harry. The couple was spotted Thursday afternoon for the pre-wedding welcome tea with Queen Elizabeth II. The bride’s mom and friends were…

The Evolution of Maxhosa Experience

  On the 22nd of March 2018, Maxhosa by Laduma showcased their autumn/ winter range for 2018 at the Africa Fashion International Cape Town Fashion Week. In this exhibition, Laduma collaborates with his sister Tina Ngxokolo to create the Atelier collection. I attended the pre-drinks hosted at Merchants on Long before the showcase. At this…