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Modern Classic Cocktail: the summery Gin Basil Smash Granita

The addition of copious amounts of fresh basil means that the Gin Basil Smash is virtually a vegetable and certainly a delightful way to get one of your ‘five-a-day’. We have mover and shaker of mixology Joerg Meyer to thank for inventing the ingenious modern classic cocktail, the Gin Basil Smash, at Le Lion Bar […]

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Urban foraging and cooking in Cape Town

There are edible treasures growing wild all over Cape Town; you just have to know where to look. And that’s where Charlie Standing, also known as the Urban Hunter Gatherer, comes in. Foraging is his forte, and after spending a day with him, you’re guaranteed to look at your surrounds in a whole new light. […]

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Indigenous Cape fynbos and wine pairing in Stellenbosch

Sustainability superheroes and makers of top-notch tipples, Bartinney Wines offers a chance to experience how the unique flavours of their farm’s fynbos are a match made in heaven with their boutique wines. The folks at Bartinney are as serious about producing top boutique wines as they are about championing biodiversity and sustainable farming. Highlights Interactive experience […]

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Social table dinner experience, Observatory, Cape Town

Meet new food-minded friends or reconnect with old ones at this intimate, whimsical social table dinner experience offered by seasoned chef Julia Hattingh. Drawing from her vast restaurant experience and international travels, Julia makes food that’s both hearty and unfussy, yet refreshingly contemporary and full-on in flavour. Highlights Enjoy a delicious 5-course meal Each course paired with […]

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