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(fos)

i was researching store fronts & work spaces on Pinterest when i came upon this gem of a project that made me smile. felt like i needed a smile today, and perhaps you do too. (fos) is a multidisciplinary design team, made up of Eleni Karpatsi, Susana Piquer and Julio…

Clarke’s

i get a surprising number of emails from people around the world telling me they’re about to travel to cape town / south africa and do i have any tips, or “please can you make a cape town city guide post” – etc. well, truth is i don’t actually live…

rose bakery

i would have liked to pop into rose bakery when i was in paris recently, which is a popular eatery for lunch & brunch on the weekends (the concept of which is apparently a newish institution amongst parisians.) i’ve read mixed reviews about it online, but i suppose with any really…

AmaZink

i’ve been meaning to tell you about a local restaurant i visited recently with some friends during the world cup, we went to watch the (heartbreaking) ghana / uruguay match there and it was awesome. amazink eatery is in kayamandi, stellenbosch and they serve yummy braai food such as generous…

the book club

this place looks really awesome, the book club is situated in a former victorian warehouse in the east end of london that’s been renovated into a new venue for eating, drinking, meeting & dancing. bringing together wit, wisdom and enough food and drink to see you through from early breakfast to…

superette

i finally got round to going to superette and it is as good as i’ve heard. went there on a saturday morning after a night of one too many margaritas, so was dying for a coffee and some runny eggs. i really hate crowded restaurants and was kind of dreading…

(ma + chr)

( Ma + Chr ) is an art and design studio based in Paris, founded by Mathilde Aubier and Christine Delaquaize. wow, two very talented individuals – i love the way they remix vintage imagery with a sense of humour, and really adore the interior & graphic work they did for the…

look at nook

oh YAY Jessica & Luke’s restaurant Nook has been featured in the December issue of House & Leisure! so excited & proud of them, if you guys haven’t visited yet – please do

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Nook Eatery

my friends jessica & luke have just opened a new restaurant in stellenbosch (south africa) called Nook. woweeeee guys, it’s really awesome! if you’re in the neighbourhood, go go go!

the-quarter

bunny chow

Identity for a new concept eatery which recently opened on Long Street (Cape Town). The name, The Quarter, takes it’s lead from the colloquial term for bunny chow – a South African street food which originated in Durban in the 1940’s. The term is a slang description for a hollowed out loaf of…