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  • Celebrate International Whisky Day with Monkey Shoulder

    We all know what to do when life gives us lemons, but what about when life gives you another citrus fruit? When life gives you oranges, we suggest you make something more than marmalade. Monkey Shoulder scotch blended malt whisky is made for mixing, and challenges you to put those oranges to good use by […] More

  • Wild Mushroom and Windhoek Beer Stroganoff Recipe

    Life’s all about defining your priorities. And comfort food is right up there for me. It doesn’t just make my tastebuds happy – it’s a way to bring people together and make them happy too. As 1 October was World Vegetarian Day and its World Vegetarian Awareness month, we took one of the ultimate meaty […] More

  • Nature’s Source Chicken & Broccoli Bake Recipe

    Bokomo Nature’s Source range of mueslis are tasty morning morsels making breakfast a breeze for South African families. Made from wholesome rolled oats, nuts, fruit pieces and seeds, there are three different ranges: Nature’s Source Luxury, Nature’s Source Crunch and Nature’s Source Benefit. These brilliant breakfast treats comes in an array of fantastic flavours too […] More

  • When should I send back a Bottle of Wine in a Restaurant?

    Eben Bezuidenhoud is the founder of Independent Sommelier, a company that helps restaurants and consumers alike to enjoy the innovative and diverse realm of wine. He consults for restaurants, hotels and private clients. I can see the picture. You’re out at a great restaurant and the evening has kicked off great. So to keep the […] More

  • Getting cheesy, chocolatey, and fruity with Hirsch’s Homestore

    Over the last two weeks, we’ve had the joy of partnering with Hirsch’s Homestore to trial a few of their products. They challenged us to showcase what their LG Microwave, Bosch Juicer and Russel Hobbs Slow Cooker were all about. Oozy, boozy choc-banana koek in the LG NeoChef microwave. The 25l LG NeoChef Microwave is a […] More

  • Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year Crowned

    On Wednesday 5 September, after a thrilling final, Unilever Food Solutions crowned their 2018 Chef of the Year winners. Held in five categories – Senior, Junior, Team of 4, High Tea and Rise Up – the Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year is the oldest culinary competition in South Africa, and in its 40 […] More

  • When life gives you lemons, make a Monkey Shoulder Godfather Sour

    Always swaying towards the unconventional, Monkey Shoulder Scotch whisky invites you to stir up a Godfather Sour as winter draws to an end. Imagine the smooth, rich flavour of Monkey Shoulder mixed into a refreshing cocktail that’s also pretty simple to make. Of course, Monkey Shoulder Whisky, which has earned its place in the shakers […] More

  • Exciting Winter Menu at Shimmy Beach Restaurant

    Shimmy Beach Club has announced their 2018 Winter Menu, an offering of lavish comfort food. It’s that time of the year again, the weather is getting cooler and the days are getting shorter. So, why not have your ‘beach day’ at Shimmy Beach Club? Take in the gorgeous ocean views from a cozy spot indoors, while savouring […] More

  • Wishing Charles Tanqueray a Happy Birthday!

    Inventor. Entrepreneur. Gin extraordinaire. Meet Charles Tanqueray. He is a mysterious player in the world of gin and its history. Nearly 200 years after he brought life to one of the most well-known gin brands, there is still much we do not know about this character. Born on the 27th of March 1810, we celebrate […] More

  • The Protégé – Mastering Classic Cocktails

    The Protégé is back in full force giving up-and-coming bartenders the chance to shine! After the huge success of last year’s events where more than 80 people turned up for each session, the public asked for another edition of The Protégé. After much planning, it’s coming back better than ever. Join Surfa Rosa every Tuesday evening […] More

  • 5 of our favourite Entertainer 2-4-1 deals

    This year The Entertainer is bigger than ever!  Entertainer Cape Town 2018 has over 2,350 offers worth R 1,5 million in savings. You’ll find the best restaurants, cafes, nightspots, attractions, leisure activities, sports, spas, beauty salons, wellness centres, and hotel accommodation, each offering fantastic value with 2-for-1 deals. Order the app today and receive a R100 discount If […] More

  • Thundafund are looking for the next great entrepreneurs!

    Thundafund are looking for the next great entrepreneur in the food and beverage industry. Maybe It’s You! Thundafund is offering you the opportunity to launch a crowdfunding campaign to raise debt free capital for your business in the food and beverage industry. As one of the most successful categories on the platform your business, brand […] More