WIN Tickets to the Taste of Jo'burg 2012

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by Baz in Articles

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 09:50

Would you like a couple of tickets to the Taste of Jo'burg at Montecasino this weekend, 27th-30th September? Gourmet Guys has five pairs of tickets to give away! All you need to do it either TWEET why you should win the tickets on Twitter with the hash tag #GGSToJ or post your answer on the Gourmet Guys Facebook wall! The best five reasons as chosen ...

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Check out the Taste of Jo'burg Restaurant List for 2012

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by Baz in Articles, News

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 09:33

The Taste of Jo'burg Restaurant List “We really didn’t have to dig deep this year,” says Taste Festivals Director, Justine Drake. “The days of Joburg being seen as Cape Town’s poor culinary cousin are definitely over. What we have this year are 13 of the City’s top restaurants as well as our own Taste Pop-Up restaurant where a handful of guest chefs will 'pop' in to cook their signature dishes during a Taste session.” ...

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Taste of Jo'burg add a green touch to this years festival

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by Baz in Articles, News

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 09:24

The Taste of Jo'burg goes green with environmental initiatives The Pick n Pay Taste of Jo'burg in association with Orbit Sugarfree Chewing Gum is celebrating its 6th year and will once again be showcasing 14 of Jo’burg's top restaurants who will come together with their trend-setting signature dishes; and with a number of environmentally sustainable initiatives the festival is getting the ‘green light’. “We are proud to be ...

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Gal Power strong down the final straight! Break away from the pack to win by a length on Ultimate Braai Master

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by Murray in Articles, Featured, Ultimate Braai Master | Latest

Friday, September 21, 2012 at 11:51

When the going gets tough, the tough get going as Gal Power prove their worth on Ultimate Braai Master. It is always going to be tough for a "Wild Card" pick in any competition. Your fellow contestants look down on you and the viewers are suspicious as to your ability and question whether you should really be there. The Gal Power team of Sindi Manthata (Braai Master) and Lethu Ncengwa (Braai Buddy) got to work in Episode Two of Ultimate Braai Master to dispel any notions anyone may ...

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No room for tree-hugging, eco-warriors on Ultimate Braai Master as Green Okes get the chop!

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by Dexter in Articles, Ultimate Braai Master | Latest

Friday, September 21, 2012 at 02:20

The two "green" teams have been eliminated from Ultimate Braai Master in quick succession as Green Okes are the next to go. Last week it was Green Feet and this week it's Green Okes, proving that tree-hugging, eco-warriors have no place around a braai. The braai is a man's world and real men braai with wood! Green Feet's Tinus Els had said that if they won Ultimate Braai Master they would start up a braai academy to teach people how easy it is too cook food with just fire and source ...

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Emotional Roxanne van Breda blames Dad for Ultimate Braai Master failure

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by Baz in Articles, Featured, Ultimate Braai Master | Latest

Friday, September 21, 2012 at 00:05

Popeye and Olive Braai Master, Roxanne van Breda laid the blame squarely at the feet of her father for their dismal Ultimate Braai Master performance. It was apparent right from the start that all was not well between the father and daughter team and had not been since the Orange River challenge. Roxanne van Breda was not happy with her fathers attitude and in all fairness to her, Barry Davis did not look like a man who wanted to be there. He gave the impression that when he signed ...

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Get ready for more laughs as Come Dine With Me SA Season 2 returns to South African TV screens

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by Dexter in Articles, Come Dine SA

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10:57

The smash hit South African edition of Come Dine SA is locked and loaded, ready to deliver up more laughs and drama to rival the Days of Our Lives Season one of Come Dine With Me SA was a huge success and catapulted Aubrey Ngcungama to national fame. The show in which four contestants prepare a sumptuous dinner for each other in a bid to win a prize worth R10,000 (R5 000 cash and R5 000 Pick n Pay vouchers) has been a resounding success in every country it has aired. Scroll ...

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Controversy clouds the Top 10 Restaurants in South Africa 2012 nominations.

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by Andrew Lieber (Ed) in Articles, Featured, News, Opinion

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 15:10

The Cape dominates the list again in the race to find the Top 10 Restaurants in South Africa, with some questionable operating times.

  • Two restaurants only open for dinner 3 days a week and two for 2 days a week
  • Pot Luck Club withdraws, not open long enough!
After months of "nibbling, sipping and munching" their way across South Africa, Eat Out claimed they ...

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Join in the fun on Heritage Day at The Ultimate Beef Challenge!

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by Dexter in Articles, News

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 13:30

The ULTIMATE BEEF CHALLENGE takes place on 24 September 2012 at the Birchwood Hotel, East Rand. This highly coveted event will see premium South African beef producers pitting against one another in the ultimate quality and taste test. An international panel of judges will declare just one the ULTIMATE BEEF CHAMPION. Adults R50. Children FREE. Book your space now! Included during the days events are beef breed tasting with guest speaker Mark Schatzker, author of "Steak", mechanical ...

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Sign up for MASTERCHEF LIVE at the Good Food & Wine Show and JUNIOR MASTERCHEF!

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by Dexter in Articles, MasterChef SA

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 09:56

Chance to prove your culinary skills at the Good Food & Wine Show! If you always knew you were better than those hacks on MasterChef SA, here is your opportunity. It's MasterChef Live at the Good Food & Wine Show with George Calombaris, Benny Masekwameng and Andrew Atkinson! Also in attendance, Adam Liaw, Callum Haan and South African runner-up Sue-Ann Allen. MasterChef Live features pressure tests, master-classes and mystery boxes and all the excitement of the TV show. There ...

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