She Ate The City

NRW2016: Dinner at Ventana

One of our girlfriends had her birthday on the 5th of February and we decided to do a surprise dinner as a group during the NRW. It would be an awesome chance to try out new places  and still celebrate the day, though belated, with her. Our options were Adega and …

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Truffle Shoe-String Fries @ 360 Degrees Pizza

There are fewer joys in this world than taking the first sip of your milkshake when you’re thirsty during a really hot day. That pleasure is 10X more blissful when the milkshake is blended just right and can almost hear the distant ring of angels singing in the  background. That’s exactly …

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The Cake Art Affair (5th Edition)

If you happen to be a lover of food and music, there are certain events you can’t afford to miss. Saturday morning had me heading to Arboretum for the 5th Edition of the Cake-Art Affair. The event, for those who are unfamiliar with it, is a celebration of cake and …

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360 Degrees Pizza, Java & Planet Yogurt in One Day

When it comes to events that involve food or anything related to it, I am always 100% game. . It doesn’t matter whether we’re going hunting and gathering, fishing, climbing trees to pick guavas or roasting coffee beans  in some nondescript village somewhere deep in Maragua.  So the other day …

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The Fig Tree Market In Ngara

Have you ever gone to the supermarket to buy a specific thing, say Yogurt and came back  with totally unrelated items? Well, that was me last January. I had gone in search of street food joints in Ngara but somehow, I got derailed and ended up at the Fig Tree …

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Marita’s Bhajias

The first time I saw “Marita’s Bhajias” on  social media , I was super excited. My mind immediately conjured images of a restaurant that serves all the varietals of Bhajias you can imagine. A dream come true, right? Well, my presumptions were wrong; but not very far off. Marita’s Bhajias …

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Street Food: Mutura

    Every community has its own mysterious version of the Blood Sausage.  They come in all shades, shapes, sizes , colours and textures. Some are boiled; others are steamed while others are roasted or deep-fried. In Kenya, the most prevalent version of the blood sausage sold on the streets is …

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Street Food: Maandazi Mwitu

Work begins early in the morning at 5:30 am and resumes in the evening at about 3 or 4 pm. That’s when there is market for the Maandazi. There’s no fancy or complex equipment required. All you need is some little space to set yourself up , a table, a …

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Cake Plaza’s Cream Cakes

The first time I went to Cake Plaza, I was utterly impressed. That was early in 2014 when a close ally of mine invited a few of us to share some birthday cake with her. I was a little vexed at her though  for keeping  such a cosy and delightful …

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#StreetFood: Kashata

Ever had a food addiction so bad you begin wondering whether its possible to go to rehab for it? Well, that’s the relationship between me and kashata. I can’t go a month without binging on the devilishly sweet dessert. When the kashata cravings strike, they come in throngs accompanied by …

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