Entries from May 2010

Ode to Wine - Pablo Neruda

Date May 27, 2010

I’ve been meaning to post this ever since visiting Pablo Neruda’s amazing house in Valparaiso, Chile.
Last night I was reminded of the beautiful words when Dusan Jelic read a few lines of Ode to Wine at last night’s Eben Sadie tasting at The Roundhouse.
Warning: It will make you want to open a bottle of wine.

Ode [...]

Fancy being chauffeur driven to a wine tasting?

Date May 26, 2010

Tonight I am being picked up in a Lexus and chauffeur drive to an Eben Sadie wine tasting with Under the Influence.
Not too bad hey Nige!
If you fancy being picked up in a super smart Lexus and driven to and from an Under the Influence wine tasting like a diplomat - then take a look [...]

The author of the full list of Winter Restaurant Specials in Cape Town is..

Date May 21, 2010

Many of you have seen the massive list of Winter Restaurant Specials in Cape Town here.
You will remember that I did not know who the author of that massive list was - well now I do!
So we must give credit where credit is due and send a big thanks to Clare from That Blogger who [...]

De Krans Cape Tawny Port

Date May 20, 2010

The other day I wrote a post about the night I spent with Boplaas Cape Tawny Port - you can relive that magic here.
Cathy from Drunk! suggested I go out and buy a bottle of De Krans Cape Tawny Port - which I did - from my favourite little wine shop Vino Pronto.
I then spent [...]

Rumpsteak: in an arty kind of way!

Date May 17, 2010

Last week Lovely Lis and I went to watch Gaëtan Schmid perform his brilliant one man play Rumsteak at the Little/Intimate Theatre in Cape Town.
The show is a visual and aural behind the scenes take on a busy French kitchen experiencing ‘rush hour’! The sound effects and visual timing of Schmid are just mind blowing.
The [...]