Author: Dax

Genetic modification reduces crop productivity

Genetic modification reduces crop productivity

I haven’t posted anything about GM foods for a while, which is surprising considering that it’s one of my pet topics. I was a little disappointed at the lack of interest in my poll...

Stuffed and Starved review

Stuffed and Starved review

What makes Stuffed and Starved more than just an excellent read is that the author, Raj Patel, is South African. This means that some of the examples he uses to illustrate some of his...

The Green Dolphin review

The Green Dolphin review

The Green Dolphin in the Waterfront as been around for ages. It’s one of the few places (Pigalle is another one) that offers live jazz every night of the week (especially now that Manenberg’s...

Foresters Arms review

Foresters Arms review

You would think I would have reviewed Fories before now, seeing as it has been around for about 200 years (apparently). The truth is that I have eaten there several times before and just...

Jardine Bakery Review

Jardine Bakery Review

I mentioned in the September newsletter that Jardine Restaurant had opened a bakery. I don’t often get a chance to try places in town which are only open in the week as I don’t...

Baia Review

Baia Review

I have eaten at Baia in the Waterfront once before and it was one of my better dining experiences, I’m not sure why I didn’t review it at the time. I went last night for...

Zucca review

Zucca review

Zucca is another restaurant I’ve been wanting to try for a while (along with Toni’s next door). Zucca is an Italian restaurant owned by Ricky Turilli who previously owned Andiamo and Porcini and a couple of...

April 2008 Newsletter available

April 2008 Newsletter available

The April newsletter is ready and will be sent out soon. You can see it by selecting it from the ‘Newsletters’ section of the navigation bar on the right, or simply click here.

Ennio review

Ennio review

I haven’t been to Theatre on the Bay in Camps Bay for quite a long time. I went last night to watch Ennio and was reminded that it is a lovely little theatre. I...

We need more load shedding

We need more load shedding

There is no denying that the world is facing some serious problems. We know that the present way of doing things is unsustainable. It is estimated that to carry on the way we are...