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January 2017

Classic Cocktail: the oldie but goodie Bloody Mary cocktail

Known for its perfect flavour balance of savory and spicy with a little bit of sweetness, the Bloody Mary cocktail is a drink that was designed with 11h00 on Sunday in mind. The epitome of an oldie but a goodie The Bloody Mary was created almost a century ago although the precise facts of its […]

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Tamatiestraat cooking class experience in Stellenbosch

If you’ve always been a bit intimidated by the thought of formal cooking classes, Tamatiestraat Cooking School’s relaxed, friendly vibe and fresh, innovative approach to food will be right up your alley. In fact, you’ll probably end up laughing as much as you’ll sharpen your cooking skills, thanks to the foodie couple’s quirky kitchen chemistry and […]

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House of the Machines in Cape Town: Bikes, brews & bros

The House of Machines is the Mother City’s preferred destination for all things cool, thunderous and fast. Housed in a historic workhouse smack-dab in die heart of the busting CBD, this decidedly rugged space offers everything from coffee and craft beer to live music, menswear and custom bikes. The House of Machines (THoM) is the […]

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Classic Cocktail: the new old thing the Tom Collins cocktail

Named after a prank that was played on the unsuspected citizens of New York in 1874, the Tom Collins cocktail has earned itself the reputation of one of the most iconic gin based cocktails of all time. The original hoax went something like this: A friend would tell you, with great concern, that he just overhead […]

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Eatsplorer Tom Collins Cocktail