Author: Dax

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...

Moneysmart Budget Challenge

Moneysmart Budget Challenge

I entered the Moneysmart Budget Challenge which started this week and ends on Monday. If I win, my selected charity will receive R10 000! The idea is to budget how you will spend your...

Myatt Cafe review

Myatt Cafe review

People often ask me for advice on what restaurants they should go to and I pride myself on sending them somewhere perfectly appropriate. But a little while ago somebody asked me where they should...

Restaurant News – what’s closed and what’s opened

Restaurant News – what’s closed and what’s opened

There’s been ¬†quite a lot of movement on the restaurant scene lately, so I thought I would update you. If you know if any other happenings that I haven’t listed, please leave a comment...

On a Roll Gourmet Hot Dogs

On a Roll Gourmet Hot Dogs

Gourmet hamburgers have been around for a while, but gourmet hot dogs is the new big thing. Even Abigail Donnelly suggested the same in her recent Eat Out article. While some places are offering...

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...

The Table at De Meye

The Table at De Meye

There seems to be a trend of people opening small restaurants with limited menu and wine list, often open for limited hours. I reviewed The Dog’s Bollocks the other day which is basically a...

The Dogs Bollocks review

The Dogs Bollocks review

I can’t recall how I heard about The Dog’s Bollocks. It may have been some mentions on Twitter and if you Google it (try dogs bollocks roodehek), you’ll see a bunch of people have...