Come Wine With Us with Durbanville Hills & Vista Marina

Last week I once again got to join the team from Come Wine With Us for one of their awesome food & wine evenings.  This time the location was the ultra-sexy new Vista Marina in the V&A Waterfront (right behind the Two Oceans Aquarium) and the wine was provided by Durbanville Hills who also […]

I try out Ben Wei in Wembley Square

Last weekend I had the pleasure of dining at new sushi-Asian-fusion restaurant, Ben Wei, which is located within Wembley Square.

Now I am both happy and sad that one of The Inside Guide’s list of hottest new restaurants in Cape Town (check out that list over here) has opened right around the corner from my apartment and right […]

By |March 13th, 2017|Places to dine|0 Comments|

La Mouette’s Late Summer menu looks sooo good…

Some exciting things are happening over at La Mouette…  Chef Henry has decided to do away with their old-style a la carte menu in favour of a seasonally inspired 3 or 6 course menu.

Personally I’m super excited about this change, particularly because I’ve been a fan of their 6 course tasting menu for ages […]

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    Don’t miss El Blanco currently showing at Kalk Bay Theatre

Don’t miss El Blanco currently showing at Kalk Bay Theatre

On Wednesday evening I paid my favourite little theatre, the Kalk Bay Theatre, another visit to check out a new show called El Blanco…  A tale of a Mariachi which a very interesting past…

I don’t really know how to describe the show to be honest.  Best I could come up with is:  a little […]

By |March 3rd, 2017|On stage|0 Comments|

I try out the Indian tapas experience over at Thali

A few weeks ago my friends and I decided to try out Chef Liam Tomlin’s (of Chef’s Warehouse) new Indian restaurant, Thali.  Located at number 3 Park road, right next door to Jerry’s Burger Bar & Fat Cactus, the space has undergone quite a lovely renovation to bring you a little touch of India […]

By |February 28th, 2017|Places to dine|0 Comments|

Beer, wine & delicious eats over at Motherland Brewers

Last weekend I was invited to try out the beer, wine & food offering over at a new spot in town called Motherland Brewers.

Connected to Motherland Coffee which is situated at the top of St Georges Mall on the Wale Street side, Motherland Brewers is an extension to the business which opened back in December […]

By |February 24th, 2017|Places to dine|2 Comments|

Sneaky Sippings at The Sneaky Sausage – every Tuesday

About 2 weeks ago, while the rest of Cape Town was stuck in SONA rehearsal traffic, I decided to dodge the madness and have some wine instead… Free wine that is!  Thanks to the weekly Sneaky Sippings wine tasting series that takes place every Tuesday over at The Sneaky Sausage:

I actually featured The Sneaky […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Wine appreciation|0 Comments|

Beer tasting made easy over at Villains Ale House

If you enjoy an ice-cold ale, good vibes and a meal that doesn’t break the bank, you’re probably going to love Villains Ale House in Hout St, just off Green Market Square:

It’s a casual spot with a sexy dark wood interior, long beer tables, large windows and counters with a street view.  It makes […]

By |February 17th, 2017|Places to dine|0 Comments|
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    Dalliance in the V&A Waterfront has done a little menu revamp

Dalliance in the V&A Waterfront has done a little menu revamp

Now I’m well aware that restaurants in the V&A Waterfront struggle a bit with that “it’s only for tourists” stigma, add to that the fear of it not being good because it’s inside a shopping centre and things get even trickier.  But with all that said, there are a few gems in the V&A […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Places to dine|0 Comments|

I try out new nose to tail eatery, La Tete

One of the restaurants that’s all the hype right now is La Tete which is located in lower Bree St.  It’s a “nose to tail” establishment meaning that they use every possible part of an animal, thus minimising waste, but at the same time also creating some really “interesting” dishes that may not be […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Places to dine|0 Comments|