Tag: foodie

{EVENT} Don’t miss Groote Post’s spring market on 30 September 2018!

{EVENT} Don’t miss Groote Post’s spring market on 30 September 2018!

With the West Coast spring flowers ablaze in bloom and summer knocking on the door, the Pentz family invites you to join them at their Spring Market on Sunday 30th September.

{PRODUCT REVIEW}{RECIPE}{Part 1/3} Spiced amasi chicken wings

{PRODUCT REVIEW}{RECIPE}{Part 1/3} Spiced amasi chicken wings

We all know and love our local Capetownian Fair Cape Dairies‘ range of milk products, so I was thrilled when my friends at the farm sent me a little something-something I’ve never worked with before: amasi. I scratched my head for days and spent countless hours […]

A meaty affair at Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers & Ribs

A meaty affair at Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers & Ribs

There are a few foodie dishes that simply must be prepared to perfection for that ultimate dining experience. These dishes deserve respect and demand your full eating attention. And if they were not prepared by a master craftsman (or woman!) then please just take my […]

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 […]

{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 […]