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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,...

Fyndraai restaurant review

Fyndraai restaurant review

There are thousands of South African wine labels out there. It is very difficult for an estate to distinguish itself from all the competition in any meaningful way. Each estate obviously has its own...

One80 Fitness Training

One80 Fitness Training

People have been asking me what this One80 training is that I have been doing, so I thought I would share the story. I used to be a fairly active guy, playing various sports...

Tapped review

Tapped review

I can’t remember exactly when I became aware of the problem of bottled water. I do have a post on Relax with Dax (The Scourge of Bottled Water) which was written in April 2006,...