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Michael Jordan Is Drinking His Own Rare Tequila On “The Last Dance” Documentary Series

Throughout the premiere of “The Last Dance,” many viewers were curious as to what type of liquor Michael Jordan was sipping on during his confessional from his home.


Grilled Ribeye Steak with Café de Paris Sauce and De Grendel Rubaiyat

If you do not have Chef Ian Bergh’s Café de Paris sauce recipe to smother your steak in, your favourite piece of beef is seriously missing out. There are thousands of versions of this secret recipe, but Ian gladly shares his version which often gets served from his kitchen at De Grendel Restaurant in Cape Town. This is a classic recipe that will make any steak sing.


Is It Safe To Use Vodka As Hand Sanitizer?

You might have heard that using alcohol, like vodka, will kill the coronavirus and destroy germs is the same as using hand sanitizer. But is it true?


The Best Gin Mixers That Are Not Tonic

It’s hard to think about gin without tonic, right?  It’s like bread without butter or brandy without coke. There are, however, multiple ways to enjoy a gin-based drink without tonic water.


New Jack Daniel’s Ad Highlights Social Distancing

The new Jack Daniel’s ad, ‘With love, Jack’, leans into what most consumers are currently facing: Social Distancing.


Stella Artois Raises Funds For Bars To Remind Consumers ‘There’s Always An After’

Anheuser-Busch beer brand Stella Artois is running a social media campaign to raise funds for small businesses affected by Covid-19, the company shared with Marketing Dive.


Cape Town Chef Launches Digital Lockdown Cookbook In Aid Of Charity

Renowned Cape Town chef and cookbook author Jason Whitehead decided to use his lockdown time for the good and raise funds for Streetscape, an NGO he has been supporting and working with over the years.


Jagermeister Provides Entertainers For Online Parties

Jägermeister is connecting consumers to entertainers who will perform live for virtual parties.


Covid-19: Lockdown Alert Levels

After Thursday 30 April, South Africa should begin a gradual and phased recovery of economic activity. This means taking a cautious approach to the easing


SA Liquor Company Launches Same-day Woolies Grocery Deliveries; Sales Increase 350%

With the extension of lockdown and uncertainty about freedom of movement post 1 May, app-based on-demand delivery service Quench has adapted and amended their business strategy to now include same-day


Amass Botanics Hires Former Remy Cointreau Vp As Cro

AMASS, the Los Angeles based premium botanic beverage brand that focuses on clean, mindful drinking, has announced a major hire to its C-Suite team: Gene Song, formerly Vice President of Crafted Spiri


Disaronno Creates Velvet Cream Liqueur

Italian brand Disaronno has moved into cream liqueurs with the launch of a lower-ABV expression


Nestle Sales Surge Thanks To Coronavirus Food Stockpiling

Swiss food giant Nestle reported its best quarterly sales growth in nearly five years on Friday as consumers stockpiled such items as Purina pet food, Nescafe coffee and frozen meals in preparation?


Quarantini Happy Hour With Fitch & Leedes Mocktails

Fitch & Leedes, the popular range of premium mixers, is shaking up your lockdown by adding some pizzazz with a series of blended quarantini mocktails to create your own special happy hour at home.


4 Tips For Taking Your Cinco De Mayo Celebration Virtual

You can still celebrate Cinco de Mayo from home.


How Is Almond Milk Made?

As cranky old folks love to remind us, milk comes from mammals, not almonds or any other kind of nut, because nuts do not lactate. It?s what distinguishes us from all the other bacteria and plants and


Hoarding For Lockdown Drives Best Nestle Sales Growth In Years

Sales in North America and Europe were particularly strong in March, helping to drive an overall rise of 4.3% in the first three months of the year, beating analyst expectations for a 3% increase. In


Guinness Us Brewery Now Doing Beers To-go With Proceeds For Charity

The Guinness Open Gate Brewery is now offering their delicious brews for pick-up, with proceeds going to Maryland Food Bank. 


Bombay Sapphire Endeavors To Reawaken Creativity And Bring Positivity Through Stir Creativity

The brand embraces its inherent creativity aiming at actuating inner artists through creative and engaging experiences curated under its ?Stir Creativity? campaign.


Introducing The Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund


On Lockdown: Bongani Ngwenya, Sommelier

We virtually caught up with Bongani Ngwenya, sommelier and front of house manager at the Codfather, Johannesburg, to talk lockdown, starting from the bottom, and black somms in South Africa.


Mcdonald’s And Starbucks Are Reportedly Part Of China’s Digital Currency Trial

McDonald's, Starbucks and Subway are the three American firms among 19 companies in total that will be participating in the digital currency trial in Xiong'an.


News Round Up: All The World’s A (virtual) Stage

As the pandemic continues to run it's grim course, news of new initiatives, charitable acts, mutual support and sharing continue to pour into Harpers'...


Adult Ice Cream Truck In Houston Delivers Frozen Cocktails Right To Your Door

People will definitely be running after them!


Confused? Yes, It’s Chicken And It’s Purple

Twitter is screaming after woman posts picture of purple chicken "just like her granny used to make it".


How To Host The Perfect (virtual) Dinner Party

Who would have thought that in 2020 we would have to turn to virtual dinner parties in order to have fun, and touch base with our friends.


South African Cheese Festival Goes Virtual

The South African Cheese Festival invites all festival friends to join them over the long weekend for a free virtual homebound festival on their Facebook page.


Havana Club Reveals Tributo 2020 Rum

Pernod Ricard has unveiled the Havana Club Tributo 2020 bottling, which marks the fifth anniversary of the limited edition rum collection


Coronavirus Stockpiling Drives Best Nestle Sales Growth In Years


Yuppiechef To Host Online Auction For Restaurant Industry Relief

Yuppiechef has teamed up with Andy Fenner of Frankie Fenner Meat Merchants and talented artist Dylan Jones to host an art auction on Instagram.