Travel Food // Coffee in the USA

In 2013 I spent six months in Australia where my coffee snob rating scaled off the charts. Those Aussies know how to make a good flat white and bad coffee just does not exist. Cape Town has, over the years, also developed a love for a good brew and it is now fairly easy to […]

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Travel Food // New York: Momofuku Ssam Bar

This is my last post on New York and what better way to end it than with a review of the Momofuku Ssam Bar. The Momofuku empire consists of a number of restaurants in New York and globally. The group is owned by David Chang whose stardom has sky-rocketed since the launch of his Netflix […]

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Travel Food // New York: Russ & Daughters

Russ & Daughters is a New York institution. It has been at its 179 East Houston Street location in the Lower East Side since 1920 and been owned by four generations of the Russ family. The store is known for its smoked fish, caviar, baked goods and specialty foods. Russ & Daughters first became known […]

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Travel Food // New York: Jack’s Wife Freda

A quick google of ‘Best brunch in New York’ will bring up this city gem – Jack’s Wife Freda. The restaurant’s website best describes the food – “South African Israeli Jewish Grandmother Cuisine.” Yip – this restaurant has South African roots! There is even malva pudding on the menu. By day two we were quickly […]

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Travel Food // New York: Malatesta Trattoria

One of my closest friends is a New York local, having lived in the city for the past four years. Whenever we plan a trip she sends a list of restaurants the length of my arm (despite us only being there for three nights). This time was no different and Malatesta was at the top […]

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Travel Food // New York: Eataly

This trip was my third to New York. The first was as a poor student and the second a couple of years ago soon after Christmas during the height of winter. This was one was our first trip to the Big Apple in Summer and what a treat it was! Within a couple of hours […]

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