Food

GIRIAMA FOOD CULTURE.

ENCOUNTERS OF A MNAZI AND KINYOLO KIND. When I travel to a new place I always try to sample some local cuisines and brew. i believe it’s a great way to quickly get to know a culture or people plus good food is always a celebration. While in Kilifi I opted to try some Mnazi wine; a fermented ...

TAMARIND DHOW

If there’s one thing I love in this life it’s a sunset cruise .anytime I’m on holiday near, in or around a body of water and it’s something I can do, best believe it’s getting done. I found out about the Tamarind dhow while I was researching things to do ...

MUSSELS NIGHT;LE CHATEAU BRASSIERE

Octopus,tuna,salmon,prawns,shrimp...if it’s seafood related I’m definitely here for it. Le Chateau Brassiere has been doing a mussels night every second Thursday of the month at 140,000ugx per individual for a while now and I’d always wanted to go but never did. This time however it was on! I made ...

A FINE DINING AFFAIR; NO.5 BOUTIQUE HOTEL

Having settled into the hotel for the night I made my way to the very comfortable space that is the restaurant with serious anticipation for what was in store for me especially after the kitchen tour I’d had earlier courtesy of No.5’s Head Chef Derrick.The kitchen is clean the chefs all very friendly.The pantry ...

BRICK YARD STEAKS.CHAPTER TWO RESTAURANT

 I got an email inviting me to Chapter Two restaurant at the Protea Hotel Marriott Skyz’s new steak menu launch this past weekend.it was a media launch inviting myself and a few other individuals to sample some brick yard steaks off the new menu.the event would entail canopies followed by a full meal with ...

KAMPALA RESTAURANT WEEK 2019

The past 10 days were an absolute fun time to be alive.Why you ask? The recently concluded Kampala Restaurant Week. The week kicked off with a prelude into what to expect with the Pearl guide’s first bites bash at La cabana restaurant.it was a fun,exciting well attended affair by bloggers and media personalities that are all ...

YAMSEN SUNDAY SUSHI BUFFET

I don’t like buffets.they are  my least favorite way to eat.Sure it’s convenient,saves time and no African function is complete without one but I’ve found buffets encourage down right excessive indulgence that leaves me feeling very Jabba the Hutt like.I’m also incredibly intimidated by ...

WILD COFFEE BAR.

Anne and I in need of a good coffee fix and catchup session decided to try Wild Coffee bar on 7th street industrial area.If you’re the Internet enough you’re bound to see the alluring black ads that are the Wild Coffee brand.They really are aesthetically pleasing to look out. We met up in the ...

ICHIBAN RAMEN;THE TONKATSU THAT WAS.

As most Ugandans will tell you,the only type of noodles we are intimately familiar with are those instant ‘add hot water and seasoning ‘ Indomie type things.I ate my weight in them particularly in high school. I’d seen a flier for Ichiban Ramen  and thought to myself,I’ve got to try some ...

THE BANANGE BREWERY TOUR;YUJO IZAKAYA.

In primary school, every year without fail, under the guise of school trips we used to get packed like sardines in a can and shuffled off to Nile Breweries in Jinja where we’d get a tour of how our good old beer comes into existence. It terrified me, it was loud as hell and many a time hovering over ...