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San Pellegrino Young chef 2016

San Pellegrino Young Chef 2016

Most people know about the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards. They happen annually and South Africa has had representation on the list through top performers like The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Francaise and The Test Kitchen. San Pellegrino is one of the sponsors of the awards but they have decided to escalate their investment in the industry by creating a new competition which is complementary to the the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards. The San Pellegrino Young Chef Awards started in 2015 and is a worldwide competition.

MySchool

MySchool And Loot Partner To Benefit SA Charities

What started in 1997 as a sustainable way for parents to raise money for schools, has grown to become one of South Africa’s biggest community programmes. Cardholders have a portion of their spend donated by the retailer whenever they swipe their MySchool card. The card is free and the donations cost the cardholder nothing, and now there is a new partner, online shopping site, Loot.co.za.

Harrods

How To Get A Flight To London For R1300

Most of you will see the title of my post and think it’s click bait. But actually, it’s an observation about rewards programmes in South Africa. Specifically the British Airways Avios and the Pick ‘n Pay Smart Shopper programmes.

cape brewing co

What Is Craft?

It seems that every second thing is ‘craft’ or ‘artisan’ these days. But what does craft mean? And what makes craft products better than other products? Are craft products actually better? This article is about beer, but the questions are relevant more broadly.

cruising with MSC

Cruises: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

In this post I share my thoughts on the 7 day cruise I did to Mozambique on the MSC Sinfonia recently. We paid for our cruise and all expenses, but a big thank you to Pentravel for sponsoring my time to write this article, allowing me to share the experience with you.

airbnb

5 Disadvantages Of Using AirBnB

AirBnB has grown into a huge company for a reason, it’s a brilliant service. The advantages of AirBnB are numerous, which is why it is used by hundreds of thousands of people all around the world. The purpose of this aticle is not to list the advantages and disadvantages of AirBnB, I’m sure you can find the advantages on their website. In this article I will simply be looking at the disadvantages of AirBnB after my first experience.

Dax travel selfie

Top Content From 2015

Well, 2015 is just about done and dusted. It’s ending on a high note for me. I will shortly be flying off to Australia and if all goes smoothly I will catch the fireworks over Sydney harbour for the eve of new year. I have a couple of weeks in Sydney, a week in Melbourne and then a week in Hong Kong. I thought that before I jet off I should share the highlights of Relax With Dax from 2015.

Bouchon

Bouchon Wine Bar Preview

Situated on Hout Street next door to Savoy Cabbage is a new little wine bar and bistro, Bouchon. It’s a collaboration between Dorrance Wines and the owners of La Boheme & Engruna restaurants in Sea Point. It’s been open for 2 weeks and I had a chance to pop in and try it out last night. It’s only open Monday to Friday from 4pm until late.