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Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2011

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2011

The Old Mutual Trophy wine show has a reputation for being one of the best wine competitions on terms of the way it is run. All wines tasted blind by highly respected judges, a...

group buying

Group Buying in South Africa

The concept of group buying is a good one. Buying in bulk has always been a good way to save money and sometimes people even form ‘buying clubs’ in order to get bulk discounts....

Foodbarn Winter Special 2011

Foodbarn Winter Special 2011

Do you enjoy watching the food channel? If you are reading this blog, then there is a good chance that you do. I know I do. Watching chefs create masterpieces is fascinating. They make...

Top 100 SA Wines

Top 100 SA Wines

This is the first year of the Top 100 SA Wines competition. It can’t be an easy thing to start up a wine competition when there are several long standing ones already. From what...

Cape Town Restaurant Closures

Cape Town Restaurant Closures

Restaurants come and go in Cape Town, as one closes another pops up somewhere. But as winter arrives each year, there is a flurry of closures as many places were just holding on for...

World Top 50 Restaurants 2011

World Top 50 Restaurants 2011

South Africa didn’t fare as well in the World Top 100 this year as it did last year. It’s the same three restaurants which were in the top 100 last year (La Quartier Francaise,...

Col’Cacchio Celebrity Chef Series 2011

Col’Cacchio Celebrity Chef Series 2011

Col’Cacchio are running their Celebrity Chef Series from May to August this year. Each month, they will feature a pizza designed by a well known South African chef and for every one of those...

MyCiti Airport Shuttle

MyCiti Airport Shuttle

The other day I used the MyCiti airport shuttle for the first time and I was so impressed, I felt I should share my experience with you. I purchased my ticket at the Civic...

Backsberg Picnic Concert Series 2010/2011

Backsberg Picnic Concert Series 2010/2011

If you’re keen for a change, why not check out the Sunday concerts at Backsberg? I went last year and it was very enjoyable. Only a couple of hundred people, so it’s intimate and...

Tips On Using Restaurant Reviews

Tips On Using Restaurant Reviews

Food blogging has had a huge impact on the restaurant industry. In the days of traditional media, people would have to rely on published restaurant guides or the occasional review in a newspaper or...