Gourmet Stammtisch

I could have called it a Gourmet Regular’s Table but there are just those certain words that one should not even begin to try to translate and if one does, then one should use them only in the privacy of one’s own four walls to chuckle and smirk at. The typical kindergarten, rucksack and kaput, … Continue reading

Hungry? Lunch?

Whether it’s for business or pleasure, this place does food good. Dressed as if they are about to captain pirate ship with black bandanas and aprons, the chefs at the open gas grill sizzle up sizeable entrecôte steaks, hearty salads and creamy risottos in true Black Pearl style. Hexenkessel, a little jewel (literally) with its … Continue reading

tart me up!

Bonjour chers lecteurs, Sunday and 24 degrees. Bring it on! Springboks beat Wales this morning….YEBO YES! Two 4am nights, 3 breakfast dates and a bottle of St Germaine, but… Found a little gap in my Sunday, (busiest day of the week) to report on the Tarterie. It’s funny how fast the momentum picks up when … Continue reading

That 70’s Chic

Well Hi Dear Readers, A good deal of the most memorable experiences I have had here in Hamburg have been while riding my bike through the city. For those of you who prefer a car, I must say, you’re missing out. The amount of things I’ve seen that I never knew existed have all pleasantly … Continue reading

KITCHEN GUERILLAS

Moin Moin Dear Readers, I’m alive and have finally fully recovered….What from you might ask? What could possibly have taken 4 full days to get over? …especially as a 25-year-old??? The answer in 4 words: SATURDAY.NIGHT.KITCHEN.GUERILLA   and… twoginbasilsmashexcitement abottleofa.Diehlmerlotrose then twomoscowmuleseuphoria plus oneextraginbasilsmash and somewhere in between a burgerfriesandspicyrelishbestever! So, if you’re looking for  an up-tempo quirky … Continue reading

…a tribute to Glenda

Hello again Dear Readers, Today I have some very sad news for you all. Our Dear Glenda from the Patisserie is leaving her Parisien Heaven in Illovo and heading down south to run the stunning Kurland Hotel in Plettenberg bay. The Patisserie will not be the same without her “hello dolling” and “divine…just divine” and … Continue reading

Who Well Lives Long Lives

Dear Readers, Firstly, I apologise profusely for the late post! I know…unforgiveable!!! I am however quite sure that on reading my somewhat long-winded yet totally believable excuse, you may forgive and forget and continue to read about the first of many delisHH adventures to come! Ok, the excuse… Let me assure you, this is no ‘yada yada’ story and for those … Continue reading

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