Seeds of Truth

One takeaway cup a day for a year can create one ton of waste, clear 30m of forest or add 10 kg of carbon to the atmosphere. That’s the first truth. The second truth is that people are not going to stop buying coffee, even at the thought of the first truth. So, what’s the […]

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Baked Bistro

It’s Bakoven. Most Capetonians may never even have heard of it. It’s a “blink-and-you’ll-miss-it” part of the Camps Bay side of the world, and Baked is just as inconspicuous as the area in which is finds itself. Owner and face of the new found gem, Zahir Mohamed, is incredibly passionate and excited about the prospects […]

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Say Hello to THE Cape Town Coffee Guide

So, we’re quite excited. In fact, we’re REALLY excited. Almost overboard excited about a little something called the Cape Town Coffee Guide. You might have seen one in your local coffee spot already. Not? Then you might want to ease up a little on ogling the eye candy. The Cape Town Coffee Guide is a […]

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Coffee for the After Hours Athlete

Starting out at varsity means a lot of good times with good friends, both old and new. It’s the 5 AM walk home and climbing over locked fences, it’s concerts, festivals, long days and even longer nights. Fortunately, there’s a scientifically formulated solution for getting After Hours Athletes through the morning after while they share their stories […]

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Beautiful Coffee Packaging – Level Ground Trading

A few examples of the beautiful packaging from Level Ground Trading, a Canadian based coffee company.  

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Cape Town Coffee Shops unite in Kayamandi Fire Drive

Coffee shops and creatives across Cape Town are joining in on a campaign to help out the people affected by the fire that happened in Kayamandi on Friday the 15th of March. The fire, which took place in the early hours of Friday morning, destroyed 1295 shacks and the belongings and valuables of 4500 people, […]

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The most inspiring coffee story you’ll ever hear…

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How to make it through Monday – Coffitivity

The team at Coffitivity has come up with a nifty way to help you get those creative juices flowing. Based on the premise that moderate ambient noise, like that of a coffeehouse, can boost creativity they’ve well, done just that – created the ambient noise of a coffeehouse. All you need to do is pop […]

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Capsules: Love or Loathe them?

So….capsules. For some, their use is right up there with all those other contentious issues that tend to make their way into conversation at the end of a lengthy, wine saturated lunch. Some swear by them while for others they are merely a quick and easy solution to the caffeine fix. Whether you fall into […]

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Stop what you are doing and watch this! Now.

STUMPTOWN from Stumptown Coffee Roasters on Vimeo.

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DoC Open Day Two

Couldn’t make the DoC’s first open day? Here’s your second chance…

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Aficionado 1

Gosia, Deluxe, flat white

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Rosetta Roastery….2.0

I’ve been nagging the Rosetta guys, in an are-we-there-yet fashion, for what feels like forever about when they are going to open their own café space.  The answer was always the same – when the time is right. What followed was always a small bout of sulking coupled with the frustration of not being able […]

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Super cool coffee posters

No explanation needed…. via Coffee Cup News

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A Curated Collection for Java Junkies

We’ve teamed up with our friends over at Citymob to bring you a curated collection of all things coffee. Now, we don’t want to spoil all the fun by spilling the beans on what’s included, rather have a gander for yourself. You won’t be disappointed.

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