WigWamBam @ The Queen of Hoxton

WigWamBam pop up bar @ The Queen of Hoxton on YouTube        If you happen to be in the City of London over the next few months then take your chilly little feet of to the latest fab idea to spring up in the Capital and shake off those winter blues because the Queen of Hoxton’s […]

An Oasis in Sandton – Burkleigh House

  Recently Tiny and I were in Johannesburg for a rather long seminar which necessitated us being confined to the monotony of a chain hotel in the heart of Sandton, which as you know are generally somewhat soulless albeit enormously practical and cost effective – at least that is what I had assumed; until by […]

Signal Restaurant at The Cape Grace Hotel Cape Town

  With the backdrop of Devil’s Peak and Table Mountain, the cool Atlantic sea breeze whistling between the many luxurious yacht moored by the terraces and the call of the odd cheeky seal makes the iconic new lady of Cape Town the most desirable place to hang out – The Cape Grace Hotel! What an […]

A taste of London – what a treat in store…

After experiencing a delightful Taste of Cape Town in the Mother City of South Africa in May last year I am so excited about this event in London next month which promises to be culinastic!!  as of today Jamie Oliver has confirmed his attendance at this years show – his dry wit and delightful manner an exquisite accompaniment […]

Our next road trip about to start!!!

We are really looking forward to our next road trip due to start early next week – can’t wait!!  some very interesting and exciting adventure lined up… Leaving Cape Town and traversing through the Karoo with a few pit stops, sleep overs and culinary experiences along the way toward Gauteng and once there we will be […]

Lots of interesting stories coming…..

Tiny and I have recently been on a an amazing trip around South Africa and have experienced some truly delightful culinary explosions… From Lesotho, Eastern Cape, Karoo and West Coast and culinary delights from some of the finest Cape restaurants as well as some delicious wines – certainly our flavour of the month is Bosmans […]

Calling all Oktoberfest lovers in Cape Town…

Last night we had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Oktober Bierfest in Newlands and what a party it was! With the German Consulate officially ringing in the official opening it was a real celebration of Bavarian culture. The inspiring idea of the men from The Entertainment Group this certainly promises to be an enormous […]

A GOURMET FOOD & WINE PAIRING AT BOSMAN RELEASE WEEKEND

The Bosman family, owners of the successful and highly acclaimed Bosman Family Vineyard wines, will host their annual Release Weekend on their farm Lelienfontein in Wellington on the 24th of September 2011. Join me and Tiny and enjoy a leisurely day on Heritage Da y, tasting wines paired with delicious canapés in various stations inside the exclusive […]

Interview with Erik Wolf, President & CEO of International Culinary Tourism Association

Being fascinated with Culinary Tourism as we are at THS Magazine I did an internet search a couple of years ago to see if anyone else out there was equally interested; as I really believed that this was a vastly underestimated sector of the tourism industry. It was then I fell upon the International Culinary […]

A SCRUMPTIOUS AFTERNOON AT THE GRAND CAFE AND BEACH

You cannot resist this place! I did ask the powers that be to allow the sun to come out, well, this particular request was ignored – it rained, it was cold and windy –  real Cape winters day, one of the very few we have experienced yet this winter! So I was curious how an […]