Nonna’s Italian Food Bar

Nonna’s (Grandma’s) was always the favourite place to visit for most of us, while growing up, and even now too. Grandma’s was the place where we spent the holidays, got to meet all the other cousins and where we all had the tastiest food – to eat till your hearts content and then more! It was also the place where you could ask for whatever meal you wanted and you knew would get it. The food was custom made for your taste buds and she always got it right. One of my recently discovered Italian spots, nestled in the banking […]

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LIMA Tapas Bar

LIMA Tapas Bar

Last night, on a whim, with not much options in the area, we settled on dinner at LIMA Tapas Bar at Monte Casino.  For the record, I am not a huge fan of Monte Casino, but out of convenience I find myself there every now and then.  Oh, my review on Ingenuite was probably the last time I was there. After a quick visit to Skoobs and two books later, we decided to give the fairly new (approximately 3 months) LIMA Tapas Bar a try.  As some of you know,  I am vegetarian, so, I often have to screen the […]

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Ingénuité

ingenuite

Now who remembers enamel cups and plates? African ingenuity at its best, the coffee is served in Ingénuité branded enamel cups.
Combined with great coffee, Ingénuité itself is a unique shopping experience that showcases, original, innovative and colorful products with its focus on African ingenuity.

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Chateau Gateaux Patisserie

Chateau Gateaux, Cowey Road, Patisserie

On my last visit to Durban, my mum and I  decided to tried out the popular roadside café – Chateau Gateaux Patisserie. Situated on Problem Mkhize Road (formerly Cowey Road), this Parisian styled roadside café exudes European charm.  Seating is available on the street side as well as the inside of the café.  Durban has the best winters, so without hesitiation we opted for a table by the pavement.  Chateau Gateaux has the simple concept of placing your order at the counter, the waiter will then bring the order to you.  While placing my order, I took note of how each cake […]

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