Category: Launches

CBC taps

Brewmaster’s Reserve Speciality Beer From CBC

CBC Is renowned for producing beers which are distinctive but true to style and palatable to a wide audience. Having mastered the range of styles which make up the CBC range, the brewing team has been given carte blanche to develop a range of speciality beers in the CBC style. The first beer in the range was released at the beginning of August, a Dunkel.

Grand Beach

Harbour House Group Just Pimped Your Summer

Harbour House Group recently launched Harbour House and La Parada at Constantia Nek, plus they have taken over the Grand Beach and given it a R10m revamp. I went to check out both venues and I’m pleased to report, I liked what I saw. Here’s the low down on why you will want to spend some time at both these venues this summer.

cape brewing co

What Is Craft?

It seems that every second thing is ‘craft’ or ‘artisan’ these days. But what does craft mean? And what makes craft products better than other products? Are craft products actually better? This article is about beer, but the questions are relevant more broadly.

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...

Twankey Bar launch

Twankey Bar launch

One of the five or so luxury hotels that have opened in the CBD in the last few months is the Taj. It’s situated at the bottom of Wale Street, as it approaches Adderly...

La Mouette launch

La Mouette launch

There is a space around the corner from where I live in Seapoint. This space has consumed several restaurants before it. In my time, three restaurants opened there and closed again without me seeing...

Truth Coffee Cult launch

Truth Coffee Cult launch

Finally an answer to the question that is on everyone’s lips: What’s the difference between a cappuccino and a flat white? You will hear all sorts of answers to that question but few people...

Cafe Chic launch

Cafe Chic launch

In the early days of Relax with Dax, I used to be very excited when I was invited to the launch of a new restaurant or bar, etc. These days I have to choose which...

Launch of Sapphire cocktail bar

Launch of Sapphire cocktail bar

When I received the invite to the launch of Sapphire, they gave the address on the Camps Bay strip but I couldn’t for the life of me work out where it was. Then they...

Bistro 1682 launch

Bistro 1682 launch

I’m creating another new category for this post. I don’t normally post about a new spot until I’ve been there to review it, but I realise that it could be a while before I...