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Lanzerac Wine Estate for Food24 | Milk and Cookies SA

The new Lanzerac Wine Estate Deli with Chef Ryan Bradbury

After a morning of cruising around Stellenbosch (obviously with a stop at De Oude Bank), cars swishing by students hustling past, we pulled up to the well famed Lanzerac Wine Estate. Lanzerac is a respite only just a few kilometers outside of Stellenbosch.  It’s one of the oldest estates in South Africa yet it’s managed […]

Where to eat outdoors this summer in Cape Town | Milk and Cookies SA

Where to eat outdoors this summer in central Cape Town

Well, well, well, summer, you’ve arrived again and it’s just so lovely to see you.    Basking in your rays of sunshine, coming off the beach with sandy, salty hair; there’s nothing better than sitting outside with a cool beverage in your hand during summer. The Mother City is something special during these many glorious months and […]

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NYC: a handy top to do list for Tammi’s travels

Tammi has been to New York City before, but not as an adult.  Tammi is a feminist, design admirer, art curator, food lover, and fashion guru and soon to fall in sweet sweet love with New York City. Because I love Tammi and am head over heels for the delicious big apple, I made a […]

The Duck and Waffle London | Milk and Cookies

The Duck and Waffle, London

London came with a few priorities.  One to eat.  Two to see best bestie Tasty Photography.  So when good friend plus eating mosied on down to the decision table, a “no can do,” was a no can do.  The Duck and Waffle is an escapade to the top of the Heron Tower for rustic dishes […]

Green Chefs Knysna Milk and Cookies SA

Green Chefs, good food

The beginnings of great chefs in the local Knysna and South African community.   Pleasure in food is mostly derived from taste, but the sense of it, the reason behind the love of dish, adds a sensational value to the depth of otherwise simple food. At the Knysna Tourism office, the meal is simple.  Ras […]

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New menu at Bistro 1800, Cape Town

Bistro 1800˚ uses fresh seasonal ingredients for their new autumn menu.  The view from the top of Bistro 1800˚ on the top floor of the Cape Royal at the Sky Bar is panoramic; looking out towards Green Point and then the sea near by, but back towards Signal Hill and up towards the mountain. By the […]

Let's all get pickled with Peppadew | Milk and Cookies SA

Getting pickled with Peppadew at Dear Me

Since 2003, Peppadew has been a staple in this American girl’s expat life. I won’t lie to you, it’s incredibly challenging not to call a piquante pepper a Peppadew, the brand is synonymous with their flagship product. That little, red, sweet and sour, deliciously crunchy, tender, magical pepper was an eye-opening burst of flavour the very first time I […]

Pizza Foro at Colcacchios Cape Town | Milk and Cookies

Colcacchio’s Pizza Foro: skinny on the skinny

Colcacchio’s Pizza foro means you can eat the whole pie (like I didn’t before). Colcacchio’s always seems to be pumping, even on a Wednesday after the lunch rush has died down, the pizza’s still ordered by the many and the lovers of Italian food visiting this classic Cape Town staple day and night are always […]

Gourmet Boerie Bites | Milk and Cookies

Gourmet Boerie’s official launch: boerie bites and beer

The Gourmet Boerie is officially (and has been  for a couple of weeks now) open for your juicy meaty boerewors needs.  This boerie team can cater a shindig. As head chef and part owner Kate Marek slams out tiny boerie roll after tiny boerie roll, the crowd rolls into the corner restaurant on Kloof.  It […]

The Blend Cape Town | Milk and Cookies

The Blend | Cape Town

I keep thinking about The Blend.   Maybe I miss it a little bit, is that weird?  I guess a little.  Some places just fit.  Some places are without.   This place was just right; warm and friendly and I don’t know if it was because I’d spoken to Julie the owner before I met her, […]

Merchants Cafè

Cape Town’s got it.  Pop up restaurants are so hot right now.  Damn their enticing trendiness. October 25th marks the invitation for Capetonians to hit up Merchants Cafe a little restaurant opening from the people of Merchants on Long.  Inspired by design and local love, Merchants Cafe aims to host one pop-up restaurant a month, […]

Salt and Straw: Ice Cream in Portland, Oregon

In line, we stood waiting, wondering, what would Salt & Straw have in store for three food loving, but most importantly ice cream adoring eaters?  As we neared the fridge filled with what I consider the best culinary invention of all time., my mouth began to salivate, it was almost ice cream tasting time, my […]

The Kitchen is Totally Bitchin’

Standing outside, waiting for lost friends, (The Kitchen is inconspicuously located in Woodstock, so keep your eyes peeled), Karen Dudley approaches a group of what looks to be lost patrons and invites us in.   We explain that we are waiting for the rest of our direction following impaired friends (they blamed the delay on their GPS… I blame […]