Archive | July, 2011

Hello Sailor

Hello Sailor is a super little spot found smack-dab in the middle of Obz’s colourful Lower Main Road stretch. True to Obz style it boasts high ceilings, wooden floors and a laid-back vibe. The place is kitted out in just the right amount of nautical paraphernalia and offers a great menu of hearty classics as […]

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Meet LJ

Lovejoy, or LJ as he is more affectionately known, is Origin’s coffee equivalent of The Stig. Residing from Zim, LJ joined the Origin team in 2009 after completing his training at Origin’s Barista School. He has a diploma in Hotel and Catering Management and has a fervent passion for farming. On getting involved in coffee, […]

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7 reasons why coffee is way cooler than tea.

1. If tea was that cool why did they not call it a Tea Table? 2. In Marlon Brando’s screen test for The Godfather he shadowed his eyes, stuffed his cheeks with tissues and sat eating fruit and drinking an espresso. Think he would have got the part had it been scones and tea instead? […]

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Coffee pendants

How sweet are these little coffee pendants from Espresso Lab? The pendants are the brainchild of Helene Vaerlien and are hand crafted exclusively for Espresso Lab by local jewellery designer, Dannali Wilson. The range includes a coffee bean, coffee cup, tamper, moka pot, V60 drip filter, roaster and portafilter and are available individually for R180 […]

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I Love Coffee Festival

We have exciting news, people! We are taking our aim of promoting South Africa’s growing coffee culture to the next level with an event unlike anything South Africa has ever seen. A festival dedicated solely to coffee. But not just coffee – the best coffee South Africa has to offer. The I Love Coffee Festival […]

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