{eat} FYN dining at Tempelhoff’s stunning new look-out

When a dining experience leaves a seasoned food writer (like myself) wordless and gasping for adjectives to describe it’s sheer beauty, you must know they’re onto something. I was incredibly lucky to be one of only a tiny handful of guests to attend the soft opening of Peter Tempelhoff’s stunning new venture, FYN – perched…

{news} Unveil PIWOSA works of #liquidart: Paul Cluver Wines

September has arrived, spring is in the air and the countdown to #CapeWine 2018 has begun. With less than 2 weeks to go, PIWOSA will be revealing their last four gorgeous works of #LiquidArt: a beautiful series of ‘Wine Still Lifes’ created for each of the eleven PIWOSA members. Feast your eyes on #PaulCluverWines and…

{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 of the Cape Town Gin Route at the classy inner-city…

{GIVEAWAY} Tickets to Grand Opening of SA Cocktail Week! #sacw

If there’s one thing on this planet I like more than a good plate of food, it’s a well-made cocktail. There’s just nothing more aesthetically beautiful and soul pleasing than a pretty, happy drinks medley, served in a delicate glass, decorated with fresh fruit and cherries. There’s just something about sipping a cocktail that transports…

{EVENT} Merriment & Co Range Introduction

When you have such a fiery and deep love affair with food like I do, it’s inevitable that you will eventually develop a sophisticated palate for fine liquors. There’s nothing quite as elevating as thinly sliced smoked salmon paired with an exquisite vodka, or a creamy block of fudge paired with a broody Irish whiskey. How about a velvety, smokey Pinotage, paired with…

Midweek Morsel: Swifty’s Bru Launch

On this day, however, Craig launched the second of his proudly South African craft beers – a dark, broody and deep Porter-style brew, called Muti.