Author: Dax

Christian Eedes Cabernet Sauvignon Top 10

Christian Eedes Top 10 Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2014

The Christian Eedes Top 10’s are the crème de la crème of the variety in South Africa. The competition is by invitation only. He selects top performers from other well known wine competitions and fills...

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Dyson Technology in South Africa

I consider Relax With Dax a lifestyle blog, which means I cover a broad range of topics. But I did not think I would ever be writing about vacuum cleaners! However, what I saw...

Design & Making, The Story of Food

Design & Making [The Story of Food]

I received an email a while ago, requesting submissions for World Design Capital under the category of ‘food design’. I pondered the request and was really at a loss for how one could design...

Chef's Warehouse

Chef’s Warehouse & Canteen Review

This review is really a comparison between the tapas experience I had at Polpo in London, which was described as ‘one of the most exciting eateries to open in London’ and ‘the hottest table...

Dine Like A Brazilian

[Sponsored Post] With football fever in the air thanks to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, there’s a strong likelihood you’ll be entertaining some guests over the next few weeks. If you can’t make...

World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014

Like last year, South Africa only has 2 spots in the World 100 Best restaurants. The Test Kitchen has managed to break into the top 50, moving from position 61 to 48. The Tasting...

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Brazilian Street Cuisine

[Sponsored Post] I wonder what we would consider to be South African ‘street food’? Would it be the boerie rolls with fried onion that seem so unpalatable when you arrive on Long St, yet...

Top 100 SA Wines

Top 100 SA Wines 2014

This is the 4th year for the Top 100 SA Wines competition and with nearly 500 entries, it’s growing nicely. The 2014 winners included 52 reds, 34 whites, with the balance going to cap...

FIFA World Cup Brazil

World Cup 2014 – Brazilian Dishes To Look Out For

[Sponsored Content] I can’t believe it’s time for another soccer World Cup already. It doesn’t feel like 4 years have passed since we hosted the 2010 soccer World Cup here. What a great time...

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SASSI And The Trailblazer Chefs

I want to tell you a story which will help you to understand why this post is relevant to you. A while back, biotech giant, Monsanto, tried to introduce genetically modified potatoes onto the...