Archive | August, 2010

Nook Eatery

Visiting Stellenbosch without the opportunity to pop into Nook leaves me more disappointed than the kid who was last in line to be picked. This place is that special. Just over a year young, Nook Eatery is the brainchild of owners Luke and Jessica. Their inspiration for Nook was drawn from restaurants they visited whilst […]

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Barista Champs Registration

Please note that the dates for the Cape Town Barista Championship have changed. It has now been confirmed for the 3rd – 6th October at the Table Bay Hotel. Get your hands on a registration form here. Tweet

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Temba Dweba

His name is Temba Dweba, his badge reads Kirro but most of us know him as Tank. Residing from King Wiliiam’s Town, Temba made his way to the Cape in 2004. He joined Vida in 2007 and has since become a well-known and respected part of their team. Coffee makes me strong! Temba says he […]

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vida e caffè

If you haven’t been to or know of Vida e caffé then I’m assuming you are the type that still uses an external modem and also didn’t notice that Ghost Pops went off the market for a good decade, if not longer. Their red parasols and seating are as distinct as a stop sign and […]

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Rotisserie 360

A craving for roast chicken has to be amongst the most difficult to deny. Once it has made its way into your mind there is no going back. Try as you may to fight it, substitution merely leaves your taste buds in an insatiable state of despair. The chick can be quite the tease. There […]

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Attention all Baristas

The dates have been set!

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Well Hello There, Mr Nespresso.

Yaniv Berg, an industrial design student at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, created this beauty. He designed and built the espresso machine, which he labeled ‘Nespresso’, in the last semester of his third year. Inspired by Italian designers and the Bauhaus movement, Yaniv’s aim was to create an interesting, uncomplicated espresso machine with […]

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Starbucks adopt a new approach.

Someone at Starbucks finally realised that a change is as good as a holiday. With a new purpose and new vision they have ditched the typical branding and setup for a more traditional neighbourhood coffee shop feel. The first of these experimental stores has been launched in Seattle, completely redesigned and refurbished using recycled and […]

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Rosetta Roastery

Coffee inspires Life inspires Art.

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10 Reasons To Drink Coffee

Nine reasons more than you actually need.

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