• Food & Drink

    Lunch at La Colombe

    I love experiences. Going out and trying new things is far better to me than receiving material goods, so when my boyfriend asked me what I wanted to do for my birthday this year, I had to ask for a…

  • Lunch at De Grendel
    Food & Drink

    Lunch at De Grendel

    When people ask, “what do you like to do for fun?” I never realised how much of it was tied up with food and wine until lockdown happened. Without wine tastings and fine dining, I was a shell of a…

  • Food & Drink,  Out & About

    Guardian Peak Wines

    Every month we try to get out of Cape Town to sample some of the wine farms and estates in Stellenbosch and surrounds. This weekend, we decided to venture out to Guardian Peak for lunch and a tasting. I had…

  • Avondale Wine in Paarl
    Food & Drink,  Out & About

    FABER at Avondale

    On Sunday we decided to venture out and try a place we had never been before. So, after some searching, we settled on Avondale Wine Farm. Avondale’s ethos is “Terra Est Vita” (“Soil is Life”), and it’s reflected throughout –…

  • Food & Drink

    Soup & Wine at Vondeling

    On Saturday we were invited for lunch at Vondeling Wines to celebrate their first soup and wine pairing event. Although the sun was out, the air was still chilly enough for us to look forward to and appreciate promised fireplace…

  • Food & Drink

    Stellenbosch Wine Festival

    This past weekend saw Pick ‘n Pay’s Stellenbosch Wine Festival held… well, not in Stellenbosch. For the first time ever, the Stellenbosch Wine Festival took place on the North Wharf at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. Which may be…

  • Food & Drink

    What’s a celebration without food?

    I recently visited The Book Lounge for the launch of Ming-Cheau Lin’s book JUST ADD RICE – a collection of recipes and stories about growing up as a Taiwanese-South African. I had been following Ming-Cheau on Twittter (@mingcheau) and she…