Tag: Alcohol

{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 […]

{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 […]

{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} 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 […]

{WINE REVIEW} Celebrate Sauvignon with Neil Ellis Wines

{WINE REVIEW} Celebrate Sauvignon with Neil Ellis Wines

There really is a day for everything. I guess most people are participating in Star Wars Day (May the 4th be with you!), but not for this foodie! Oh no. Wine over wars. Today, 4 May, is one of my most favourite days of the […]

Chinchilla Rooftop Café and Bar

Chinchilla Rooftop Café and Bar

To me, the perfect Cape Town restaurant should have exclusive and uninterrupted views of our incredibly beautiful piece of the continent. It should have innovative and stunning dishes showcasing our local produce. It should have a relaxed, yet playful atmosphere, as us Capetonians like to […]

{EVENT} Let it Flow SA II 2018

{EVENT} Let it Flow SA II 2018

Everyone can do with a bit of hip-hop, house and RNB on a Friday evening after work, right? Throw in a vibey venue in Woodstock with delicious food, craft drinks and sterling DJ’s and you have the perfect equation for a killer night. This year’s […]

About friendship & fine dining: Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort

About friendship & fine dining: Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort

To dine at one of the top-ten restaurants in South Africa has always been a phantasmagorical daydream of mine. Little did I know that I’d soon spend a luxuriously dreamy afternoon indulging at Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenhort with one of my very best friends. It […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW}{RECIPE} Dubliner Whiskey Caramel

{PRODUCT REVIEW}{RECIPE} Dubliner Whiskey Caramel

I can’t claim to be a whiskey connoisseur. I can, however, claim to be a very enthusiastic whiskey aficionado. I appreciate and savour any whiskey, whisky, scotch, bourbon, blend or whiskey-based liqueur, each for the very different type of fine spirits they are. There’s just […]