Author: Dax

2011 Eat Out Top 10

2011 Eat Out Top 10

This is the first year I have been invited to the actual Eat Out Awards ceremony and I’m excited to be able to tell you about the awards ceremony because it’s quite fabulous, the...

Cafe Paradiso meal for two giveaway

Cafe Paradiso meal for two giveaway

Madame Zingara has been a busy lady. She started with the Bombay Bicycle Club, then took over the Sidewalk Cafe, then Cafe Mozart and now finally, Cafe Paradiso. Nobody can deny Madame Zingara’s magic...

Cape Town Festival of Beer review

Cape Town Festival of Beer review

A couple of months ago we had the Craft Beer Festival at the Biscuit Mill, then we had the Oktoberfest at Paulaner and now we have the Cape Town Festival of Beer. One might...

Green Wine Awards

Green Wine Awards

Most people who drink wine (and even those who don’t) are not aware that, firstly, wine production is generally not environmentally friendly and, secondly, SA’s Biodiversity and Wine initiative as well as the Sustainability...

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...