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{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

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 […]

{WINE REVIEW} The champions of Chardonnay Day!

{WINE REVIEW} The champions of Chardonnay Day!

Don’t you just love these international wine days? Any excuse to open a good bottle of wine is enough to keep my heart and soul happy. Earlier this month I celebrated International Sauvignon Blanc Day with gorgeous Neil Ellis Wines (if you missed this blog, […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Fria’s Superfoods

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Fria’s Superfoods

We feel tired and sluggish most days. We have late-afternoon headaches and constantly feel dehydrated. We complain about unusual sleeping patterns or the complete lack thereof. Have you ever thought about what type of fuel you are putting into your body? Do you understand the […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Top Five Picks from SA Cheese Festival

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Top Five Picks from SA Cheese Festival

As you might have picked up from my previous blogs, I am probably the annual South African Cheese Festival’s biggest fan. Every year of my adult life, I save until my piggy bank overflows only to spend it all on my most favourite delectable food […]