From milk to art

Whether it is a tulip, a swan or a leaf, we tend to judge the quality of a cappuccino, or at least the barista on how well he can make your skinny or full cream favourite into a piece of art. As part of our journey towards coffee excellence we have asked Ishan Natalie (two…

Cakes, Cakes and more Cakes!

Our local bakers have outdone themselves! Our milktarts speak for themselves, and now we are so glad to bring you some new baked heaven in the form of Lemon Curds and Blue Velvet cake – yes Blue Velvet – This Red Velvet Blue Berry infused cake will blow your mind. Share it is or be selfish…

Free Wi-Fi at The Whippet!

Whether you need to send off an email, or simply need quick internet access while having your meeting (and one of our fresh croissants), you will enjoy all this access at No cost. Yes……We have decided to install Free Wi-Fi at The Whippet in Linden. So please come round and spread the news and make…

cupcakes, oh cupcakes……..The Whippet teams up with Black Vanilla

When Zani decided to include cupcakes on the menu, she could think of no one better to bake Joburg’s best but Black Vanilla. Beninca (the owner of Black Vanilla) started her small bakery just a few months ago and will now be making a range of exclusive cupcakes, just for The Whippet – I really don’t…

Peaches, Peaches, we need Canned Peaches!

I hate winter and that inspired me to talk about peaches…..because summer = peaches. True to Linden’s history of being the biggest export region of peaches to Europe in the 1930’s, we want to stock Joburg’s best home made canned peaches. If you understand the art of canned peach making (or simply want to use…