Tuesdays are for Dates & Mates over at The Village Idiot

The Village Idiot (yup the popular drinking hole & meeting spot over in Loop St) is running “Dates & Mates” every Tuesday…

With me not actually having a date (the Cape Town dating game is tough OK), I joined some foodie mates and we worked our way through the various options… All in the name of responsible foodie […]

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    Highly recommended: Burn the Floor (currently showing at the Baxter)

Highly recommended: Burn the Floor (currently showing at the Baxter)

Last week I was lucky enough to attend the opening night performance of Burn The Floor: Fire in the Ballroom which is currently showing at the Baxter Theatre.

Now I don’t know about you guys, but I freakin’ love dance… In fact one of my favourite TV shows to obsess about is “So You Think You Can Dance”, […]

By |May 26th, 2016|On stage|0 Comments|

I check out Ravish Gourmet Health Cafe in Bree St

The cutest little gourmet health cafe has opened towards the bottom of Bree St.  It’s called Ravish and I must say, I’m quite taken with the place…

First, let me show you around so that you too can fall in love with the decor:

Gorgeous right? Now let’s talk food…

Ravish is all about keeping things healthy, tasty […]

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    Do check out Cock & Bull story showing at Theatre on the Bay until 28 May

Do check out Cock & Bull story showing at Theatre on the Bay until 28 May

Last week I popped in at Theatre on the Bay for a new show called: A Cock and bull story

You actually may have heard this title before… The original play was created by British playwrights Richard Zajdlic and Richard Crowe and went on to be a blockbuster hit.

Now the story’s been given a suburban […]

By |May 23rd, 2016|On stage|0 Comments|
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    I #rediscoveraclassic with Come Wine With Us, KWV & Roodeberg Wines

I #rediscoveraclassic with Come Wine With Us, KWV & Roodeberg Wines

Last week I joined the the team from Come Wine With Us for yet another evening of winding & dining awesomeness.  This time they partnered with KWV Wines to #rediscoveraclassic – their range of Roodeberg Wines.

All the action went down in the gorgeous Roodeberg room at KWV in Paarl, and to tie in with the […]

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    Some noteworthy events & specials over at The Odyssey Gastropub in Bree St

Some noteworthy events & specials over at The Odyssey Gastropub in Bree St

Two weeks ago I joined a group of fellow foodies at The Odyssey Gastropub in Bree St to sample some of their “nibbles” and learn about some cool events/specials they’re running at the moment.

For those who haven’t yet been to The Odyssey, it’s a very cool two-story space towards the top of Bree St.

Their […]

New Cape Town spot: Mulberry & Prince

Last week I attended the launch of a cool new spot in Pepper St called Mulberry & Prince.

Open from Tue – Sat, 5pm to 10pm, they make for an awesome little after work spot.

Their menu is a fusion of local and contemporary American cuisine and I hear that the owners are both chefs who […]

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    Do check out “Life” by Rob van Vuuren showing at the Baxter until 28 May

Do check out “Life” by Rob van Vuuren showing at the Baxter until 28 May

Last week I checked out Rob van Vuuren’s new show Life which is currently showing at the Baxter until 28 May.

My date was actually someone who had told me that he hated Rob van Vuuren…  So obviously I was nervous.  But then again, seriously – who hates Rob van Vuuren!? Come now.  I’d seen […]

By |May 11th, 2016|On stage|0 Comments|
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    Cape Town City Ballet presents “Shades of Love” – now showing at the Artscape

Cape Town City Ballet presents “Shades of Love” – now showing at the Artscape

On Sat eve I attended the opening night of “Shades of Love” presented by the Cape Town City Ballet.

Running until 22 May with 6 more performances planned, the program consists of a set of ballet pieces, each which explores a different aspect of love.

Evening performances include Miraculous Mandarin (Bartok), Towards Illusion (Britten) and Sarabande (Ravel).

And at matinee […]

By |May 10th, 2016|On stage|0 Comments|
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    Treat your mom to a lekker braai feast at The Village Idiot on Sunday

Treat your mom to a lekker braai feast at The Village Idiot on Sunday

As part of their new winter braai colab series (which kicked off on 1 May and will be running through to September), The Village Idiot is hosting a Mother’s Day lunch event with Springfield Estate this Sunday, 8 May.

Springfield will host a tasting table from 1 – 4pm where their awesome wines will be available by the glass […]

By |May 5th, 2016|Events|0 Comments|