Archive | June, 2010

Vuyo Mzozoyana

Vuyo is the king of coffee at Espresso Lab and has been since they opened. His coffee journey began at Vida where he spent a number of years working his magic in their Stellenbosch and Cape Town branches. Vuyo is a talented and charming barista and although he is a whiz on the machine, his […]

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When you have a building filled to the brim with creatives, there is bound to be a lot of coffee going down. Add a landlord who knows how to keep his tenants happy, and you have Sixty6. March saw the opening of this spot in the Woodstock Industrial Centre and in addition to offering some […]

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The Vuvuzela

Love them or hate them, they are here to stay!

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Spotted at Sixty6

Ryan Buda, owner of fatsak, has just one thing to say about coffee – Addicted! Tweet

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Coffee boosts female sex drive!

Scientists over at Southwestern University are interested in the female libido, among others. With the aim to decipher the chemistry and brain structures surrounding sexual motivation they gave a number of lady-rats a dose of caffeine before mating to see if it had any effect on their behaviour. The result? They found that caffeine shortened […]

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Cafe Puka

Cafe Puka is the epitome of your neighbourhood corner coffee spot. A well-kept secret with a handful of tables and chairs and a golden retriever named Wags. They have been running for eight years and it’s easy to understand why. The food is delicious, the coffee is great and the atmosphere is friendly and inviting. […]

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Oak and Vigne

If you haven’t been to Greyton, you are missing out. Just over a 100k’s from Cape Town, this town is a hub of interesting establishments. Quaint restaurants and coffee shops line the main stretch and it doesn’t take long before you notice that everything moves a fraction slower. A stone’s throw from the main road […]

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Espresso Lab Microroasters

This is no ordinary lab. Vuyo shouts out from behind his equipment, ‘One last time’ and one wonders if his experiment has gone awry. Instead, Helene makes her way to the Ipod dock on a shelf nearby to start the song over. Everyone continues with his or her tasks but with a bit more bounce […]

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