Cape Town foodie escapades: Simonsig Estate Review

Guess whose now a wine expert? Yeah, not me! However, I am proud to announce that after months spent tasting wines at different Cape Town events, I am now a winer…a lover of wine…el vino el liker! It was the diligent education received at Simonsig Estate, that has me atleast 93.6% certain that I can…

Cape Town foodie escapades: Dalliance Restaurant Review

So I get a lovely invite in my mailbox, welcoming me to come dine in the newly revamped urban eatery Dalliance Restaurant & Bar – located within the ‘gold mile’ of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, in Cape Town. I eagerly accepted the gracious invite to a place I dismissed entering before, due to the assumption…

Cape Town foodie escapades: Dapper Coffee Co. Review

I’m sure you’ve seen my foodie escapades focused more on nightlife dining, but I like to switch it up. Today’s Cape Town foodie escapade took me for a lunch break at the corner of Strand & Bree Street, in the Cape Town central business district. Attracting the gaze of any passer-by, is a counterpoised establishment,…

Cape Town foodie escapades: Gold Restaurant Review

There is a gold-standard, quintessential African experience nestled in the bustling city center of Cape Town. It may initially seem as desultory as Mama Africa Restaurant on Long Street; but what seems unassuming and shallow at first glance, masks a most charming dining experience. Today’s foodie escapade, took me to the GOLD Restaurant. The Gold restaurant…

Cape Town foodie escapades: Raya Kitchen Review

Let’s keep this simple from the start: Raya Kitchen does its duty as a contributor to world-renowned fine dining experiences. What follows that summation, will pretty much be me assessing my dining experience through the fine haze of foodie contentment, and sleepiness. It likely comes as a surprise to most – unfamiliar with South Africa…

Cape Town foodie escapades: Richards Review

Located at the corner of Glengariff and Main Road Sea Point, Cape Town, is a theatre venue known as Richards Supper & Bistro. I got invited for a night dedicated to a spectacle. When I arrived, I walked on through upstairs to their Supper Stage, which is predicated on transporting both local and international guests “into…

Savanna Competition in Session

I don’t know if I’m  a leedle crazy, or if I’m sane and just don’t show it…but I’m definitely embracing the loco moment Savanna delivered to me in the form of a kick-ass Special Release tequila-flavored Savanna Cider. How do you like them apples?  Savanna Loco is apparently best enjoyed ice cold, with a juicy wedge…

Dining Review: The Famous Butchers Grill

Welcome to a brief review of a most horrendous dining experience. My friends and I chose to dine at an ill-named restaurant called “The Famous Butchers Grill” in Cape Town yesterday night. Obviously we had thee highest of expectations regarding the grill, considering the hype of its name…Boy!were we in for a surprise. I ordered a…

Turning up: The #InnerCityWineRoute Adventure 2.0

So the folks at Tuning the Vine couldn’t get enough of me, and the sentiment is shared. So I decided to brave the cobbled sidewalks of Cape Town’s CBD and experience the #InnerCityWineRoute once again – just to ensure my opinions weren’t a singularity. Splash PR gave Ollie the ticket hook-up …and when did I…

Tuning the Vine – #InnerCityWineRoute

It began with a conversation between my magazine editor and I. I have yet to acquire a taste for wine, but her niggling me, and my lack of anything at all to do that night led to us hightailing it to an event known as ‘Tuning the Vine‘. Okay, so basically what happens is this…

Welcome to the new age!

Wherever you are, and whatever you are doing – know that I am thinking of you as we ring in 2016, from Africa. 2015 was an okay’ísh year for me. Beyond travelling via Abhu Dhabi, to London, 2015 was likely my most unproductive year. I liked that it was chill, but not doing anything academic…

The gangs all back together

I recently moved back to Cape Town, South Africa, and have been reconnecting with friends and acquaintances. My buddies and I decided to make a day of it. Lemme tell you: anytime this unholy triumvirate head out, things never go entirely to plan; our stories usually end with a 2-day bender in the city. We…