Category: Events

Taste of Cape Town 2012

Taste of Cape Town 2012

Here are the menus for Taste of Cape Town this year. Leave a comment on which dishes you’ve tried and how you rate them so we can see which are the ones to avoid...

Le Creuset store opens at the Waterfront

Le Creuset store opens at the Waterfront

It was only recently that I started to understand the value of good quality cookware and kitchen utensils. Having grown tired of trying to dice and slice things with stupid, blunt little steak knives,...

Eat In Awards 2012

Eat In Awards 2012

If you read my review of last year’s Eat In Awards, you would recall that I wasn’t impressed with the event. Thankfully they took note of the feedback and this year the awards were...

GAP comes to SA

GAP comes to SA

That post title is a bit sensational because GAP has actually been available at Stuttafords for a couple of years already. I even own some GAP shirts and jeans which I purchased from Stuttafords....

Relais & Chateaux Guide 2012

Relais & Chateaux Guide 2012

A little while ago I attended the launch of the latest Relais & Chateaux guide (2012) at the Cellars Hohenhort hotel. It was more than just the launch of the new guide though, the...

Classic Wine Trophy awards 2012

Classic Wine Trophy awards 2012

On Friday evening I attended the Classic Wine Trophy awards dinner. This year it was held in the Pavilion at the Table Bay Hotel. I must say the lamb rack was the best piece...

Leopard’s Leap Estate launch

Leopard’s Leap Estate launch

I’m easily pleased but hard to impress. The development at Leopard’s Leap impressed me. The estate is located in Franschhoek, next to La Motte and actually shares the same owners. If you’ve been to...

The Foodbarn Chef’s Table

The Foodbarn Chef’s Table

I was very lucky to be invited by Franck Dangereux to enjoy his Chef’s Table at the Foodbarn. I’ve always been a fan of the Foodbarn and Franck’s cooking so this was an opportunity...

L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate 2012

L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate 2012

There is no doubt that the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate is gaining more and more traction every year. I attended it for the first time in 2010 (review here) and wasn’t able to attend last...

The Puma Social Club Volvo Ocean Race Party – A Review

The Puma Social Club Volvo Ocean Race Party – A Review

I attended many events in 2011, but this Puma event was one of the few that impressed me. The party was part of a bigger marketing campaign and brought together various elements into this...