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The Hunter S Thompson Breakfast

Ralph Steadman, an illustrator and Thompson’s longtime collaborator, put it plainly enough, “Never try to drink as much as he does”.


How To Make Your Own Rehydration Drinks

Traditionally, we just drank water to rehydrate, but research published in the 1990s showed that could be improved on when water had a small amount of glucose and a larger portion of sodium in it. This led to the creation of electrolyte-based rehydration drinks.

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How much coffee is too much for the heart?

For many people, coffee is the magical brew that kickstarts the day, a much-needed pick-me-up in the afternoon, and sometimes even a well-appreciated digestive after dinner. However, how much coffee is too much? A large new study claims to hold the answer.


Amorim Selected to Re-cork Rare Wines for Two Top South African Auctions

An initiative launched by Amorim South Africa three years ago to offer a service whereby rare old wines are re-corked to give them a new lease on life has led to Amorim being selected to give recorking support for wines that are to feature at two premier local wine auctions.


Turmeric Takes A Leap From The Kitchen To The Cocktail Glass

Turmeric, a spice widely praised as a curative superfood is showing up in a different kind of medication. According to the NY Times, every upscale bar menu these days seems to have at least one drink containing the spice.


Jordan Launches Chardonnay Brunch Experience In Celebration Of International Chardonnay Day

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Heavenly New White Wines Released By Bouchard Finlayson

In the hidden Hemel-en-Aarde Valley at the Southern tip of Africa lies Bouchard Finlayson, a winery that combines the best of the old ways and classic French winemaking techniques, with the creativity and innovation of the new world. A family-owned boutique vineyard where Heaven meets Earth, inspired by genuine passion and shaped by a global family. Nurtured by a dedicated team who handcrafts wines to perfection, constantly in pursuit of excellence, Bouchard Finlayson is an estate synonymous with world-class premium international wines.


Climate Challenges Harvest 2019 as Grape Quality Delivers the Goods

One of the – no the – most challenging harvests in his winemaking career, says Neethlingshof cellarmaster De Wet Viljoen of Harvest 2019 on this famous Stellenbosch estate. Neethlingshof has 99ha of vineyards and with its location, facing south-east towards False Bay is recognised as being one of the premier cool-climate estates in the Stellenbosch region.


Distell Channels Botanicals Trend For New Amarula Flavour

Distell has unveiled its latest product launch for Amarula, a bold new addition to its cream liquor ...


Blueberry Broccoli Spinach Salad With Poppyseed Ranch

Channeling the flavors of some of some of my favorite restaurant salads, this tasty Blueberry


Tangy West Coast Crayfish Salad

This tangy Cape crayfish salad is a simple but decadent seafood treat from the Cape West Coast in South Africa. Try the recipe.


2019?s Biggest Restaurant Design Trends


Soweto Gospel Choir, Jack Mantis Band And Auriol Hays To Support Ben Harper On Sa Tour

Grammy Award-winning musician Ben Harper will be performing with the Soweto Gospel Choir and Jack Mantis Band in Cape Town at the Grand Arena, GrandWest on 4 June 2019 and with the Soweto Gospel Choir


The Caribbean?s Coolest New Beach Bar Is In St Maarten

The product of a Las Vegas-based development team, this newest beach bar in St Maarten is already one of the coolest in the Caribbean.


Malibu Has A New Sparkling Rum Drink That Sounds Perfect For The Pool

Just in time for summer, Malibu Rum is taking cocktails up a notch. While nothing is more classic than a Malibu Rum mixed with pineapple juice, the alcoholic beverage company has released a brand new


Looking Back At The Past Year

The Green Point Ratepayers’ and Residents’ Association (GPRRA) held its annual general meeting to keep residents up to date on how far the association has come during the past year.


Nutty Quinoa Salad With Goat’s Cheese

I love this!


Follow These Five Chefs On Instagram And You Will Never Run Out Of Recipe Ideas

Ready to take your cooking skills to a whole new level this year? Here are some Instagram chefs that are simply too good to pass up.


Lime, Corn and Soy Chicken With Asian Slaw

Give your next braai a twist with an Asian flavour influence with this recipe for lime corn and soy chicken.


Has Michelin Ruined ‘modern’ Thai Food? Laureates Weigh In.

BANGKOK — Instagrammables, fancy plating, Michelin stars – some see them as marketing tricks that standardize the Thai food scene, others as a classy boon to uplift and update the country’s culi


Rocket Engine

Introducing the Master Chronometer Calibre 3861: the driving force behind OMEGA?s Apollo 11 tributes and a movement with its own lunar legacy. An OMEGA was the first watch worn on the Moon; and to mar


New Coke, An Infamous Blunder, Is Making A Return To Celebrate ‘stranger Things’ Season 3

Coca-Cola will release cans of New Coke as part of a "Stranger Things" package


16 Farm Owners Have Applied For Interdicts Against Blf Land Invasions

Sixteen farm owners have so far applied for interdicts to stop the Black First Land First from occupying farmland of which five have been granted.


10 Reasons Why You Have To Visit The Guinness Us Brewery

The Guinness Open Gate Brewery and Barrel House opened August 2018 in Halethorpe, Maryland, just outside of Baltimore, and it has already made a lasting impression on the local community and the US br


Food Lover’s Eatery Opens In Braamfontein

Food Lover's Market has expanded its Eatery concept in Gauteng with a new store opening in Braamfontein's Business Improvement District...


Martell The Journey: A New Multi-sensory Visitor Experience To Discover Maison Martell

COGNAC, France, May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On 17 May 2019 Maison Martell unveiled Martell the Journey, an interactive and immersive visitor experience at its ...


The Best Beverages To Pair With Your Sushi

Eating sushi can be thirsty work, especially when you are not sure what to order from the drinks menu.


A Night Of Drinking With A Master Of Wine

Dan Nicholl nabs a table at one of Joburg's hottest restaurants and the wines that he drank will give you total FOMO.


Bulldog Gin To Sponsor Field Day Festival Stage

Campari-owned gin brand Bulldog has partnered with London music festival Field Day to host its own stage at the two-day event


Endless Vineyards Is Far More Than Just Another Wine Farm