Pop Tarts Spar

Two years ago, I wrote about how I found Kellogg’s Pop Tarts at Checkers. Since then, I haven’t really seen them at the food-chain. However, several Spar stores have started stocking them, and better flavours to boot! Spar FTW! Unlike Checkers, Spar sells their range of Pop Tarts in loose packs (two tarts a pack) for around R23 and a box of eight tarts for well over R100. While there are some unique flavours in the boxed-only options, the single packs give you a wider variety. So far, I’ve seen Chocolate Chip, Cherry, Blueberry, S’mores, and Hot Fudge Sundae. If it were up to me,Read More →

Whenever I jump into a new job, there’s always one aspect that worries me. It’s not my workload, my bosses, or my co-workers; it’s the local eatery options. My previous place of employment had a Pick n Pay, Checkers, Woolworths, and a number of fast food outlets within five-minute walking distance. Thankfully, I discovered something interesting about my new location. The Super Spar is super What first appeared to be a run-of-the-mill and boring Super Spur, buried between a McDonald’s, KFC, Steers, and Debonairs, turned out to be a hidden gem. The Spar store in Belhar, Cape Town has a pretty fine bakery. In fact,Read More →

Life is a strange thing, especially when you find something, fall in love with it and it then vanishes. While I’m not talking about that person you saw in the club one night and had a small fling, this could be something similar. I’m talking about banana caramel eclairs, the things I discovered a decade ago. It happened on a day like any other in Cape Town: the wind was blowing, the sun was shining, and everyone was driving as if it was a Sunday (it wasn’t), and I needed a snack. That day, I decided to venture to the Welgedacht Spar, which is something IRead More →