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{NEWS}{MEDIA RELEASE} INTRODUCING PIWOSA’S #LIQUIDART PROGRAMME DURING CAPE WINE 2018

{NEWS}{MEDIA RELEASE} INTRODUCING PIWOSA’S #LIQUIDART PROGRAMME DURING CAPE WINE 2018

Premium Independent Wineries of South Africa (PIWOSA), well-known internationally for their execution of inventive marketing programmes designed to raise the profile of premium South African wines, will be demonstrating their creative flair, for locals and internationals, here in South Africa for the first time. With […]

Eat away your winter blues at The Shortmarket Club

Eat away your winter blues at The Shortmarket Club

Let me do you a favour and let you in on Cape Town’s best foodie secret – winter specials. Yes, Capetownians, crawl out of your lairs and put the hibernation on snooze for a few hours – the mother city is lit with gorgeous winter […]

{EVENT} Tokara’s liquid gold: Fresh-off-the-press olive oil tasting

{EVENT} Tokara’s liquid gold: Fresh-off-the-press olive oil tasting

On a sunny winter’s day not so long ago, a shuttle full of happy Cape Town bloggers, influencers and social media gurus were whisked away to a tasting experience with a difference. We spent the afternoon in the company of the TOKARA crew and were […]

{EVENT} Gin-tastic launch of the Cape Town Gin Route

{EVENT} Gin-tastic launch of the Cape Town Gin Route

As a legitimate Cape Town foodie, I’ve experienced it all. I’ve done the wine tastings and pairings, I’ve explored the expansive network of wine routes, the olive route and even the lesser known brandy route. So, when I was recently invited to attend the launch […]

{NEWS}{MEDIA RELEASE} The Slick Restaurant Group and Tygerberg Hospital “giving the gift of sight”

{NEWS}{MEDIA RELEASE} The Slick Restaurant Group and Tygerberg Hospital “giving the gift of sight”

Media release (11 June 2018)  THE SLICK RESTAURANT GROUP AND TYGERBERG HOSPITAL ’GIVING THE GIFT OF SIGHT’ The first life-changing lamellar corneal transplant surgery successfully performed on 10th May 2018 The Slick Restaurant Group, owners of Belthazar, Balducci and Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers at the V&A […]

{NEWS}{MEDIA RELEASE} Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon continues to excel

{NEWS}{MEDIA RELEASE} Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon continues to excel

Media release (31 May 2018) NEIL ELLIS JONKERSHOEK CABERNET SAUVIGNON CONTINUES TO EXCEL Re-affirming the distinguished pedigree of Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Neil Ellis’s steadfast focus, on sourcing superior grape varieties from low-yielding, hand-picked vineyard lots in the Cape’s best sites, continues to manifest its […]

{WINE REVIEW} Top 3 Wines for Father’s Day

{WINE REVIEW} Top 3 Wines for Father’s Day

I’m a practical gift-giver. Not that soap-on-a-roap or a pair of hot-pink flamingo socks are not practical, but your dad can only fit so many soaps in the shower and socks in his cupboard. Here’s my top three recommendations for excellent wine gifts for dad […]

{WINTER SPECIAL} Gibson’s Burgerlicious June lunch-time special!

{WINTER SPECIAL} Gibson’s Burgerlicious June lunch-time special!

Let’s face it, nothing says YUM more than a rich, juicy burger with your favourite toppings on a cold winter’s day. Now you can enjoy EXTRA YUM at Gibson’s during the month of June with a burgerlicious lunch-time special on offer where you can pay […]

{EVENT} Have your cake and eat it at Sweet Cillie’s new high tea

{EVENT} Have your cake and eat it at Sweet Cillie’s new high tea

Like my life-long infatuation with glittering Christmas lights on a dark night, I will never quite lose my child-like passion and obsession with the indulgences of a high tea spread. I can stare for hours in wondrous amazement at all the petite cakes and sweets […]

{WINE REVIEW} Hippo, hippo hooray for FAT bastard Rosé!

{WINE REVIEW} Hippo, hippo hooray for FAT bastard Rosé!

Sometimes life is simply too hard to make difficult decisions. One of the most frequent adulting decisions I have to make, goes something like this: do I feel like red wine or white wine tonight? This may seem like a simple decision (because one could […]