What with Cape Town’s rolling blackouts likely to continue to disrupt its residents’ and visitors’ lives over the short term, SA Blog provides this handy guide to finding a gas stove in the city.
- First, a caution is in order: Call ahead! As might be expected, there’s been a run on gas stoves, and many retailers are out of stock. No sense in braving traffic (ungoverned by traffic lights) if you’re not 100% sure. (Click here for a reasonable online traffic report.)
- Second, start by investigating second-hand options. Gas stoves are very reliable: those that are second-hand will almost certainly work just as well as those that are new. (Check for relative cleanliness before you buy.) Classified ads:
- Other stores that stock gas stoves:
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Good second-hand stores:
- For a sweet pic of SA Blog’s own gas stove in action, click here.