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Oktober Bierfest review

Oktober Bierfest review

It was interesting attending two very different beer festivals on the same weekend. I attended the craft beer festival on the Friday night (read my review here) and Oktober Bierfest on the Sunday afternoon....

Eat Out Top 10 nominations for 2012

Eat Out Top 10 nominations for 2012

Eat Out have released the candidates for the DSTV Food Network Restaurant awards. This is an important list, but not for the reasons you may think. You see everyone focuses on the Top 10....

Toro Wine Bar review

Toro Wine Bar review

Toro Wine bar is at the back of the old Cape Quarter, outside on Waterkant Street. It’s  a small place, but quite easy to spot due to the large glass frontage which allows one...

Symphonic Rocks review

Symphonic Rocks review

I heard about Symphonic Rocks last year but didn’t get to the actual concert. The whole idea really appeals to me, I love orchestras. When I watch a show at the Artscape I always...

Craft Beer Festival 2011 review

Craft Beer Festival 2011 review

I’m a big fan of the We Love Real Beer craft beer festival, you can read my rave reviews on the previous two here and here. But unfortunately this most recent one was really...

Oktober Bierfest ticket giveaway

Oktober Bierfest ticket giveaway

You may have seen my recent post about the 5 beer festivals happening in Cape Town before the end of the end of the year. Well, the first couple are coming up at the...

Toffie Food Festival review

Toffie Food Festival review

I think there is definitely a gap that the Toffie Food Festival fills. A festival which celebrates not just food but all the things around it. Design, community, creativity, invention, passion, and more. It’s...

Fiddler on the Roof review

Fiddler on the Roof review

  I went to the matinee showing of Fiddler on the Roof at the Artscape yesterday. It was practically sold out, great to see Cape Town being so supportive its arts. I also chatted...

Wine pairing at the Vineyard Hotel review

Wine pairing at the Vineyard Hotel review

This event held special interest for me, not because it was Meerlust wine, nor because I would be staying over in the lovely vineyard hotel, but because I had assisted with the development of...

Tretchikoff Exhibition at the National Gallery

Tretchikoff Exhibition at the National Gallery

I’m embarrassed to admit that I have only visited the National Gallery about four times in the ten or so years I have been living in Cape Town. The first couple of visits happened...