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30 Minute Meals by Jamie Oliver review

30 Minute Meals by Jamie Oliver review

I  like Jamie Oliver. I recently watched his Ted talk and was really impressed with what he had to say. He is very passionate about improving children’s eating habits. I also already own two...

One & Only Cape Town review

One & Only Cape Town review

When the One & Only was built recently I didn’t really pay much attention. After all, what use is a 6 star hotel to a poor local? (Yes I know there is no such...

2010 Cap Classique Challenge

2010 Cap Classique Challenge

The other day I attended the awards ceremony for the 2010 Cap Classique Challenge, sponsored by Wine magazine and Amorim (they make corks). Amorim is a very appropriate sponsor because even if all wine...

American Express Platinum Fine Dining Awards 2011

American Express Platinum Fine Dining Awards 2011

This year the awards were held at Jardine restaurant on Jordan estate and that was one of the main reasons I attended. That place is incredibly beautiful and the food is always amazing. George...

2011 Eat Out Top 10 nominations

2011 Eat Out Top 10 nominations

The Eat Out Top 10 draws a fair amount of criticism. I don’t think it would be possible to select 10 restaurants from the many excellent restaurants in South Africa without drawing criticism. Whether...

Craft Beer Festival review

Craft Beer Festival review

I’m excited about small and artisanal producers. That’s the reason I got involved with Slow Food (Mother City convivium) and it’s something that I enjoy sharing with Relax with Dax readers. It’s amazing when...

Chapman’s Peak hotel restaurant review

Chapman’s Peak hotel restaurant review

If we did a little survey and asked people which restaurant serves the best calamari in Cape Town, we would get a selection of answers. I personally would mention the calamari at Wharfside Grill...

Craft Beer Festival ticket giveaway

Craft Beer Festival ticket giveaway

On the 23rd of September, 2010, the first craft beer festival in Cape Town will take place at the Neighbourgoods Market in Salt River. There are only two types of people that should attend...

D7 at On Broadway

D7 at On Broadway

Normally when you invite people to an a capella show they tell you they can’t make it because they have to bath their goldfish or attend the opening of their garage door. I invited...

Look & Feel Good Expo ticket giveaway

Look & Feel Good Expo ticket giveaway

One of the things I like about Capetonians is that they are quite active and enjoy the outdoors, whether that be spending a day at the beach, trail running, hiking, mountain biking, etc. However,...