Archive | March, 2011

National Barista Champs Results

Congratulations to Travis Scott, the winner of the 2011 National Barista Champs. Travis will be traveling to Colombia in June to represent South Africa in the World Barista Championship. Good luck, Trav! Runner-up went to Ishan Natalie and third place to Wayne Burrows. The remaining top ten finalists were as follows: 4th Ally Strachan 5th […]

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How’s this for a coffee ad campaign?

Check out this ad campaign from Brazilian coffee company, Suplicy. ‘Awaken the post-lunch PhD that lives inside you.’ Hilarious, random or borderline creepy? I’m still trying to decide. Via Tweet

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There’s no better way to bid farewell to a long week than having a couple of toots, especially when they’re chilled to perfection and smoother than a baby’s bottom. Because its our birthday and because beer, make that really great beer from Brewers & Union, in our books is right up there with coffee, we’re […]

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Hey, hey! It’s our Birthday!

Today is pretty damn special. Not because Kim Yun-Jung, the Korean beauty who won Miss Universe in 1996, and Captain Kirk of the Starship Enterprise celebrate their birthdays today. Please note that although it also happens to be William Shatner’s birthday today, Captain Kirk has his own birth date, seriously, look it up. Today is […]

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There is something you should know…

It’s the long weekend, baby, and it begins tonight! Get down to the Old Biscuit Mill for the Eat In night market where they will be announcing the winners of the 2011 SAB Eat In Produce Awards and launching this year’s edition of Eat In magazine. The best that SA’s small producers have to offer […]

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Coffee Cup Face Art

The coffee cup is no stranger to creativity. For years it has faithfully served as the vessel housing the fuel that ignites our creative juices. Today, the coffee cup has assumed a new role as a creative ambassador and this time it’s not inside, it’s on top. Coffee Cup Face Art has come alive at […]

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If you’re looking for a lazy afternoon cuppa, Cupcake on Dorp Street is the place to go. This little spot is cute in every way and boasts an interior clad in colours of dusty pink and green, polka dots and red and white candy stripes. On the right hand side of the room, hanging rag […]

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Haas Coffee Collective

There is a shiny new roastery and espresso bar in town!

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Bean Green Coffee Roastery

I’ll admit that I’m envious of the Durbanites. Not because they get to swim in the ocean for hours on end without the affliction of an ice cream headache and frozen extremities. Not because winter never seems to get the memo and as a result they get to sport Havaianas all year round. I envy […]

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