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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...

Jorgensen’s Distillery review

Jorgensen’s Distillery review

I like artisanal producers. I like their passion, I like the variety of product they provide and I like the type of people they generally are. Through Relax with Dax and Slow Food I...

Peroni Party review

Peroni Party review

I don’t review every single party I attend but I want to review this particular event in the hope that event organisers will take some notes and improve the quality of their events. Free...

Stone Kitchen review

Stone Kitchen review

Wellington is not exactly famous for its restaurants, and that is one of the main reasons Franshhoek, Stellenbosch, Constantia, etc will always attract the vast majority of visitors because they all offer a large...

Simply Good Food by Justine Drake review

Simply Good Food by Justine Drake review

My last cookbook review was of Jamie Oliver’s 30 minute meals. Jamie’s recipes are always tasty, but he’s definitely not out to save your waistline or your heart. Simply Good Food by Justine Drake...

Pierneef at La Motte review

Pierneef at La Motte review

I don’t like being called a critic. It sounds like I’m always looking for faults. The truth is, while I do like to warn people away from bad experiences, what I enjoy most is...

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...

Restaurants you should visit

Restaurants you should visit

A lot of people are here from out of town or on holiday and are asking me what restaurants they should be trying now that they have the chance. So I’ve compiled a list...

French Toast review

French Toast review

I’ve been hearing about French Toast and happened to drive past last week so I stopped the car to have a look through the window (it was 11:30pm and they were closed). It looked...

Parlotones at Paul Cluver Amphitheatre review

Parlotones at Paul Cluver Amphitheatre review

In Cape Town we are lucky to have some spectacular concert venues. Kirstenbosch Gardens is one of them, and Vergelegen another, and Backsberg is also an option. But one of the best, which I...