Giveaway: Dinner for 10 at Gold restaurant

So Taste of Cape Town 2011 starts today. It’s the fourth year for this festival and each year it’s very well attended. I’ve attended the previous ones (click here for my review of Taste of Cape Town 2010) and look forward to attending this one too. There are some great restaurants and chefs at the festival like George Jadine of Jordan restaurant, Rudi Liebenberg of…

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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 I read in the media and things I heard from people, there were some grumblings and a fair amount of resistance from various quarters. It’s quite a difficult question. My initial…

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Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo at Val de Vie

When I first came to Cape Town, I thought that attending the J&B Metropolitan was a posh thing to do. But after attending it for several years and never seeing an actual horse race, I stopped taking it so seriously. I thought the Queen’s Plate would be aย more sophisticated day, while people dress more smartly,ย it also just turns into a big party. So I started…

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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 pizzas sold, R5 goes to a worthy cause. Last year the Red Cross Children’s hospital burns unit received over R150 000. This year the cause is the Sustainable Communities Programme run…

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