The popular Stellenbosch Street Soirees are back in full swing to give locals and visitors alike more reason to savour, sip on and share the vibrant pulse and pleasures of South Africa’s wine and gourmet capital during the summer months.
Until March 2014 these monthly, easy-going gatherings will transform the oak-lined streets of Stellenbosch into a colourful hub of food, wine and live music where strangers become friends over a glass of vino stemming from the country’s oldest and foremost wine route. Continue reading
The Top 100 South African Wine List Award winners were announced this week in a special event held at Rodwell House in St James, Cape Town. The Top 100 SA Wines brand is based on South Africa’s finest wines, vineyards and restaurants. The 2013 challenge awarded restaurants for both long (and expensive to stock) wine lists often associated with fine dining establishments, and short ‘n sweet wine lists for more relaxed dining occasions. Continue reading
Johannesburg is a rapidly evolving metropolis and while it has for a long time stood proud as South Africa’s commercial capital, bustling with businesses and people in suits, it’s only recently that the ‘City if Gold’ (as it is often referred as) has come into its own as a legitimate lifestyle destination. The myriad restaurants, design pockets, markets and more which keep popping up definitely support the theory! Continue reading
On Thursday evening, 21 November, all of Streetsmart’s fundraising efforts for 2013 came together in a heart-warming handover celebration where giant cardboard cheques were presented to some of the organisation’s beneficiaries. Continue reading
This year Jakes in the Village, Tokai hosted the motley crew of Dining-OUTers. After the small hitch of abandoning the tech staff in their office with the security gate locked and the building alarm set (the busy bees didn’t notice the rest of the staff packing up to leave) everything went swimmingly. Continue reading
Imagine a combination of Fleur du Cap Unfiltered wines paired with indigenous vygies (succulents)! During November you can experience just that at the unique Pendock Wine Gallery at the luxury Taj Hotel in Cape Town. The event kicked off on the 7th of November and there are still 3 more weeks to check it out. Continue reading
“Kosklets” is Radio Tygerberg’s new restaurant review program launched in October 2010 and is presented by Ingrid Venter (Radio Tygerberg presenter and business entrepreneur, currently also hosting “Tasse en Matrasse”) and Monique Strydom (one of SA’s sought after motivational speakers, philanthropist and well-known hostage survivor).
This 5 minute program will be broadcast on every Thursday at 17:15 during the station’s peak hour programming.
More About The Station:
Radio Tygerberg was established in 1993 and over the past few years it has grown into one of the largest and most successful Community Radio Stations in the country. Currently the station has 348 000 listeners, plus 50 000 internet listeners.
Gabriëlskloof is one of the gorgeous wine cellars on the outskirts of Bot River in the up-and-coming Overberg wine region. Its picturesque location makes it the perfect place for a relaxed, family-friendly market, which is exactly what their annual Favourite Things Market is. Continue reading
Al’s Place Entertainment is excited to announce that guitar master Steve Newman will be performing ‘A Trio of Music Maestros’ on the 24th of November. He will be accompanied by two world-class performers, Angel Rose from NYC and our own home-grown Errol Dyers. They have come together to do a local tour before touring overseas. This is a rare opportunity to see these three fabulous musicians performing together. Continue reading
The world of fine dining is simultaneously intriguing and delightful. Each plate that is placed in front of you is far more than just a nutritious meal. It is an art work, a calculated combination of ingredients which are designed to provide a food experience which engages a variety of senses. In this sphere of cooking, the colours and textures of the dish are as important as the taste and its layout can sometimes make it hard to take that first bite for fear of destroying the perfectly arranged plate. Continue reading