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1800° review

1800° review

A common question I get asked is “Where can I have the best steak in Cape Town?” or “Where did you have the best steak ever?”. Surprisingly, these are not easy questions to answer....

Platter’s 2011 launch

Platter’s 2011 launch

I’ve just returned from the launch event for the 2011 Platter’s guide to SA wines. It was quite traumatic. I mean picture this: the fifty eight 5 star wines lined up waiting to be...

Pinotage on Tap 2010 review

Pinotage on Tap 2010 review

This year was my fourth Pinotage on Tap (you can read about my previous one here, here and here). The formula has remained pretty much the same. If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it...

Knife restaurant review

Knife restaurant review

What do I like about Knife? I like the fact that someone is trying something new. Many people enjoy meat (obviously not on Mondays) but are a bit over the traditional steakhouse vibe, so...

La Mouette review

La Mouette review

I’ve eaten at La Mouette twice since the launch party and subsequent media dinner. Once unannounced and under invitation the second time. The a la carte option is per item rather than per course...

2010 Wine Magazine Sauvignon Blanc Top 10

2010 Wine Magazine Sauvignon Blanc Top 10

Last week I attended the awards ceremony for the Wine Magazine Sauvignon Blanc competition. It was held at Bread & Wine on Moreson estate, which was one of the main reasons I went. I...

San Julian review

San Julian review

If you’re expecting the Mexican food you’re used to eating here in Cape Town, you’ll be disappointed. What we are accustomed to is referred to by Americans as Texmex, a bastardisation of Mexican food...

End of the Line review

End of the Line review

When I went to see End of the Line at Nu Metro in the V&A the other night, I was disappointed but not surprised. I was disappointed to see that there were only about...

Kirstenbosch Concerts 2010/2011

Kirstenbosch Concerts 2010/2011

Kirstenbosch concerts start up again in November. Below is the schedule of artists so that you can plan ahead. I would recommend buying tickets in advance for the popular concerts as they sell out...

One80 Fitness Evaluation Results

One80 Fitness Evaluation Results

There are many advantages to using the services of a personal trainer. For example: Optimises your training program to suit your goals and level of fitness Advise on exercise form so that you get...