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  • Bring this Game of Thrones Pop Up Bar to South Africa

    Pop up restaurants have become extremely popular over the last few years, and they are becoming more and more unique and fun. According to Entertainment Weekly, the Drink Company based in D.C. is opening up a Game of Thrones themed pop-up bar. The bar will serve drinks based off of certain characters, like Daenerys Targaryen, […]

  • Top 7 Facts you need to know about Bottled Water

    Bottled water has become very popular in society, and as a result is a very controversial topic. Many people assume that it is a safer and healthier alternative to drinking tap water. But, with the increase in demand for the product, comes many negative impacts on the environment. So, here is a list of interesting […]

  • Anthonij Rupert Wyne launches SA’s first premium Rosé

    Anthonij Rupert Wyne has introduced another first for South Africa, a premium Provençal style rosé that pays homage to Jean Roi, the French Huguenot from Provence who pioneered the L’Ormarins Wine Estate’s 300-year-old viticultural history. The Jean Roi Cap Provincial Rosé 2016 – a blend of Cinsault, Grenache and Shiraz – is a premium style […]

  • Your Food & Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet

    Want to be the smartest person at the dinner table this season? Keep this food and wine pairing infographic handy: Ready to take your love of fine dining to the next level, or step up to the plate and advance to management level if you currently work in hospitality? Register for the UCT online short […]

  • National Flags made from the most delicious Ingredients

    I love browsing the internet and StumbleUpon has recently become my new best friend. Some may call it ‘a waste of time’ but this weekend has been very educational: I now know more about the lost city of Atlantis & Plato than ever before. Plus, I’m really getting into Greek mythology – it’s been very […]

  • The best Hangover Cures as recommended by our Twitter followers

    swear I am never drinking again. I have heard this line many times as friends lay curled up, white in the face, hands shaking, a sheen of sweat on their foreheads, reeking of the night before. This is also one of the greatest promises ever broken, along with “I swear this is my last cigarette” […]

  • The Science behind the 5 Second Rule

    Do you still eat your food after its been on the floor? That’s the million dollar question for today! I probably wouldn’t eat a salad that’s been on the floor but if I had dropped my favourite biscuits, that would be another story altogether – I would be faced with a serious dilemma! Not that I would […]

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    The 7 Most Exclusive Whiskies in South Africa

    Whisky has a rich history with its roots in Italy where the earliest records of the distillation of alcohol can be found. But the production of whisky only got refined after the lovely people of Ireland and Scotland managed to perfect the art of distillation. And thus, the modern whisky as we now it today […]

  • How to make your own Smoothie…be awesome!

    So this health thing is kinda working for me. Kinda. I had an alcohol-free Bloody Mary the other day – now that was a big step. You read all over the news that smoothies aren’t as healthy as you think, and in many cases it is true. However, if you are making it yourself and […]

  • 30 Shots for 30 Days [Infographic]

    I’m attempting to give up alcohol for 2 months and so far I’ve made it 10 days (minus the 45 minutes it took me to drink 1½ glasses of wine, but we’re pretending that didn’t happen). OBVIOUSLY it would be now that I find this fancy ‘lil infographic, of… 30 gloriously drinkable shots that I […]

  • What does 100 Calories of Fruit look like?

    We all grow up learning that fruit is so good for you. “I’m hungry, Mom!” followed by, “Then eat an apple, darling!” FRUIT IS HEALTHY DAMMIT!!!!! Well, sometimes it’s not. It depends how much you have. I found this online, it helped me understand. Now you can too.

  • How McDonalds produce their Photoshoots

    Have you ever had the huge disappointment of ordering your favourite McDonald’s burger and it never looked anywhere near like it did in the picture above the counter. A customer from Canada wanted to know more and went onto the McDonald’s website to ask this question. “Why does your food look different in the advertising […]

  • The Solar System Lollipops you need to know about!

    Would you pay up to R100 for a pack of lollipops. I wouldn’t but I am still happy that the universe just got a little bit sweeter! The next time your sweet tooth comes calling, licking one of these solar system lollipops should be at the top of your to-do list. Each lollipop is made […]

  • 9 Reasons I will never visit this Restaurant

    This restaurant is located somewhere in China. They say that once you have finally managed to reach the top, you can eat there for free. Let me know how the food is, ’cause I’m not going. This is insane!

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    The Weirdest Food on Earth

    Bucketlists, like New Years resolutions, are things I have never been very good at sticking with. I forget about them, get over them, or realise that they make no significant difference to my life and decide to focus on something else that interests me more. Until now. Now I have a mission. It’s a mission […]

  • The 5 Weirdest Food Museums in the World

    Going to a museums is not only a pass-time for members of high society anymore. This is certainly the case when talking about Pizza Brain – the new pizza museum that will open its doors in Philadelphia. It is the life’s work of Brian Dwyer who calls himself a professional collector of pizza memorabilia. This […]

  • Top 5 McDonald’s Fails

    McDonad’s have always been about innovative new products to stay on top of the game in a very competitive US & European market. Some of those have been a great success while others failed miserably. I’ve had a look at the top 5 worst McDonald’s products that no one knows about anymore.

  • The Weirdest Beers on Earth

    Since there are many beer festivals in South Africa happening throughout the year, we had a look at some beers you should think twice about drinking. I don’t think these are available in South Africa but you have been warned – drink at own risk!

  • My Top 5 Movies about Food

    I love going to the movies and do so about once or twice per month even though the ticket prices are somewhat ridiculous. I’ve been told that tickets in Europe are around 15 Euros so we shouldn’t be complaining here in South Africa.  I’ve compiled a list of my top 5 favourite movies involving food. […]

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