Entries from May 2009

A Complete List of Winter Specials at Cape Town Restaurants

Date May 27, 2009

Here it is - a complete list of all the great winter specials at some of Cape Towns favourite restaurants.
Don’t say i don’t look after you!
[Actually, unbeknown to me - the person we really have to thank for this amazing list is Dax from Relax with Dax]
Andiamo
Two pastas + two glasses of wine R100
Everyday, lunch [...]

Finally! a book about our very own Pinotage!

Date May 26, 2009

Can you believe there has never been a book written about Pinotage - crazy notion that is!
Well the first book about Pinotage has just been released:

PINOTAGE: Behind the Legends of South Africa’s Own Wine
(click on the link to find out more and to purchase the book)
The book is written by the one and only Pete [...]

Headquarters Restaurant, Cape Town - a review.

Date May 25, 2009

I have mixed feelings about my experience of this new restaurant in Cape Town.
Headquarters Restaurant
I must say when I heard about the simple concept menu and the touts that they serve the best quality cut of steak in Cape Town, I was excited.
You only have one choice at HQ and that is how you want [...]

Light Years - Pearl Jam

Date May 22, 2009

Pearl Jam - Light Years
Ive used hammers made out of wood.
I have played games with pieces and rules.
I undeciphered tricks at the bar, but now youre gone.
I havent figured out why.
Ive come up with riddles and jokes about war.
I figured out numbers and what theyre for.
Ive understood feelings and Ive understood words but how could [...]

Boycott may hit South African winery - what’s your opinion?

Date May 18, 2009

Stumbled upon this rather negative article on Fin24 this morning:
Boycott may hit South African winery.
Now to summarise the article in brief:
Delheim Wine Estate, outside Stellenbosch, is being accused of forcing pensioners out of their homes on the estate and as a result could lose contracts to export wine to Denmark en Sweden.
The article also accuses [...]