Yesterday I was surprised to find the new premises of MasterChef SA 2014 winner Roxi Wardman’s Spoonful Eatery in Berea in Durban, when I was looking for Glenwood Bakery, and had mistakenly arrived at Glenwood Restaurant. (more…)
Entries tagged with “Durban”.
Tuesday 23rd August 2016 - Posted by Chris von Ulmenstein
Sunday 17th April 2016 - Posted by Chris von Ulmenstein
The international ‘The Power of Poison’ exhibition has opened in the Watershed in the V&A Waterfront, and is an exciting display of live and replica poisonous snakes, spiders, butterflies, scorpions, ants, and more for adults and children. Expect to see references to Harry Potter, Alice in (more…)
Saturday 9th April 2016 - Posted by Chris von Ulmenstein
Uber has announced that it has reduced its rates by up to 20% in the three major cities of our country, to prepare the company and its drivers for the slow winter months caused by Seasonality. What was (more…)
Saturday 6th February 2016 - Posted by Chris von Ulmenstein
Despite a promise in October that the major impediments to tourism created by the notorious Visa Regulations would be addressed within three months, little progress appears to have been made. (more…)
Thursday 21st January 2016 - Posted by Chris von Ulmenstein
I was bowled over on arrival at Doubleshot Coffee Bar yesterday morning, when co-owner Sue Dalzell welcomed me back and asked if I would like my favorite dry cappuccino, especially as I have not been there (more…)
Sunday 13th December 2015 - Posted by Chris von Ulmenstein
South Africans are still reeling in shock about the sudden axing of our Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene earlier this week. In the midst of this action appears to be SAA, its chairman Dudu Myeni being a close friend of President Zuma, and not accepting being dictated to by (more…)
Tuesday 1st December 2015 - Posted by Chris von Ulmenstein
On Friday evening Prince Harry and a group of eight other guests had dinner at Reuben’s Franschhoek, on the eve of a charity Polo Cup match at Val de Vie, the main purpose of his visit to the Cape. It is the second visit by the Prince to the restaurant.
Restaurant Manager and sister of Reuben Riffel (more…)
Monday 16th November 2015 - Posted by Chris von Ulmenstein
Whilst indulging at My Sugar in Sea Point on Saturday, restaurateur and Chef Seelan Sundoo walked in for a coffee fix. He is opening Sundoo Indian Tapas Bar later this week, and showed me his almost-ready restaurant three doors away on Regent Road. (more…)
Thursday 29th October 2015 - Posted by Chris von Ulmenstein
Eat Out and Uber are collaborating in delivering two ‘gourmet burgers‘ (minimum order) to one’s home or office tomorrow (30 October), in Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg. This will become a monthly service.
The ‘lunch on-demand‘ service will deliver the ‘gourmet burgers‘ (can the adjective apply to a burger, one asks), made in Cape Town by The Hoghouse Brewing Company, in Johannesburg by DW Eleven-13, and by 9th Avenue Bistro in Durban, at the cost of (more…)
Friday 23rd October 2015 - Posted by Chris von Ulmenstein
The Western Cape winners of the 2015 Best Everyday Eateries were announced last night, and many are horrified by most of the ten eateries on the Western Cape list, there being no consistency with previous Best Of restaurant awards!
Eat Out seems to like making changes to its Awards on a regular basis, this year the Best Of awards getting a new umbrella name of Best (more…)