Archive | April, 2011

Rococo Art Cafe

Much like the art movement after which it is named, Rococo Art Café represents a change from a previously established state. Whereas the art movement shifted from the grandiose manner of the Baroque era, Rococo Art Café replaces longstanding 38 Special. Situated on Buitenkant Street, Rococo is housed in a building that is close to […]

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Awesome Puma vid with Dan Holland from Yours Truly

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What’s happening at Rosetta.

Exciting things are happening at Rosetta. Jono, Rob and the Phantom, aka Jeff, have given the roastery a bit of a facelift with some new comfy furniture and a splash of paint. They have also released their new super cool packaging. Designed by Adam Hill and Jordon Metcalf, the packaging differentiates their selection of single-origins […]

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Test your coffee knowledge.

So, coffee lovers, you think you know your stuff, huh? How about a little coffee quiz? You’ll find the answers at the bottom of the post. 1. How did the term cappuccino originate? A. From the habit of the Capuchin friar. B. It is the French term for “foam on coffee.” C. It is Italian […]

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I’m not familiar with the coffee scene in Pretoria. In fact, I’ve only been to one spot. But going on what I found, there doesn’t seem to be much need to travel elsewhere. TriBeCa in Design Square is celebrating its 13th birthday this year. While that’s only a teenager to us, in the industry it’s […]

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Arn-I & Coffee

The Best of Cape Town has joined forces with jazz musician, Arn-I, for a three-day journey into the worlds of coffee and music. The first gig kicks off at Origin today at 1pm and will include a closer look at the intricacies of coffee and its history. If you can’t make today’s gig, Arn-I will […]

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Win, win, win!!!

It is competition time again, folks! We’re giving away loads of coffee and not just in the Mother City; we’ve got prizes for you coffee fans in Jozi and Durbs-by-the-sea, too. All you need to do to win coffee from Deluxe, Bean There or Colombo is to click here, and comment on the ‘Win, win, […]

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Goodbye Jardine Deli, Hello Jason.

There is good news and bad news.  The bad news is that Jardine Deli, the Bree Street institution that we have all come to love so very dearly, was in operation for the very last time yesterday. The good news is that Captain Bread, aka Jason Lilley, has a little something up his sleeve. Yip, […]

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