One of life’s cruellest ironies is finding yourself in Cape Town during January. The summer weather’s still calling you out to go and enjoy the city, but with Christmas bonuses nothing more than a distant memory, there’s that pesky issue of your ever-dwindling bank balance. So what’s a Capetonian to do?
As the full moon drifted across the night sky in Cape Town this weekend, it drew amateur hikers from all over the city to take on Lion’s Head – the tamest of all the City Bowl hikes.
Committing indecent acts with dairy products in Northeast Philadelphia is a crime. At least, that’s what we’ve learned today.
This fascinating animation by Dr Nicole Avena for TED-Ed explains how sugar causes your brain’s dopamine levels to spike, creating a sugar rush and causing you to crave more of it. She also reveals how the increasing amount of sugar in food today is increasing our desire for a sugar high, much like a drug addiction.
Daily Dish is a brilliant new company that is revolutionising the way you look at your weekday family dinners. Here is a fresh new low-card recipe they sent through.
Health professionals are getting increasingly more concerned about the content of sugar in everyday food and drink products.
The guy who made super-size me was a fairly large Caucasian male named ‘Morgan Spurlock’. So it stands to reason that the person to perform a similar test on Starbucks would be a small female named ‘Beautiful Existence’.
Satisfying the pallets of 20 demanding relatives at Christmas time is harder than trying to prevent Kim Kardashian from taking a selfie. And lets not even talk about the mountain of dishes that’s casting a shadow over any hope you have of enjoying the rest of the day. Question: why put yourself through it? Mount Nelson will provide you with a decadent four-course meal that suits everybody’s taste buds. Just sit back, relax, and let the experts do the dishes. We promise even your mother-in-law will be hard-pressed to find fault.
It seems the Internet gods have heard our prayers. It was just announced that Skyrive, in partnership with MacroLan and Café Caprice, will launch free Wi-Fi for Camps Bay! Skyrove is aWi-Fi company in Cape Town that specialises in software solutions, and we would like to thank them dearly for the free Wi-Fi. Internet-junkies will be able to use 100MB of data per device per day for free, and, after that, extra data can be bought from Skyrove or one of its partners.
Truffles are the diamonds of cuisine – exquisite, much desired worldwide, and hard to come by. Which makes adopting your very own truffle tree a fairly epic prospect.
Mmm, you like that picture, don’t you? It’s just one of many drool-inducing dishes on the new menu at the Mount Nelson’s Planet Bar. Add that to one of the only outdoor lunch/dinner dining experiences in Cape Town, and you’re laughing. We have the menu..
The Telegraph Travel awards asked 75,000 people to vote for their favourite travel companies and destinations, so this is no phony award. In fact, the Telegraph’s survey is one of most comprehensive and wide-ranging travel surveys out there.
Thanksgiving means two things to Americans: turkey and live football. This Vine clip, then, pretty much encapsulates thanksgiving in 6 seconds.
With so many potential toxins in our food, how are we supposed to know if what we are eating is safe for us? It’s a major problem, especially for people who suffer from food allergies. However, a revolutionary new piece of tech might solve this troublesome dilemma.
I’m not talking about buying groceries online. I’m talking about you getting the exact amount of fresh ingredients needed to make amazing meals for the week, plus the recipes, delivered to your door every week.
Not everyone is gifted with the ability to wakeboard with such ease. Nor is everyone gifted with the ability to use chopsticks. And until now, nobody was known to have the ability to do both… simultaneously.
You need to tune into Abstract AIMEE’s new Thursday Food and Wine Show. Called the #WhatTheFood Show, AIMEE is getting involved in all things yummy to bring you the best celebrity chefs, nutrition gurus and cooking estraordinaires.
Most of us love fast food. But periodically, we need to remind ourselves of just how nasty fast food is, before we can make an informed decision about whether or not to carry on eating it. Here is a reminder.
McDonald’s have been receiving a very violent and prolonged spate of twitter-complaints from disgruntled customers, who have been complaining that the once-legendary drive-thru service has been seriously lacking. In response, they’ve completely changed the drive-thru forever. Sort of.
It can be said with a certain degree of confidence that those people who order gluten-free pizzas don’t even know what gluten is, what it does, or why they’re actually rejecting it. It’s a fad now, and the health-conscious are paying good money for bland bread, made out of cornflour. But why?
When it comes to breaking records, some choose the safer route: opting to put straws in their mouths. Some, on the other hand, enjoy being towed into 30-metre waves by a jetski. This was the gambit of one Carlos Burle, in an attempt to break the world record for biggest wave ever surfed, held by Garret McNamara, who successfully carved a 23-metre behemoth just two years ago.
A somewhat controversial decision this year, you might say – given the upcoming weather for Tuesday and Wednesday. But you simply can’t ignore Sunday’s summer fever, with a repeat of that weather happening today.
The Credit Suisse Research Institute has released their 2013 study, titled: ‘Sugar: Consumption at a Crossroad’. The study found that millions of people worldwide are affected by type II diabetes or obesity, costing the global healthcare system billions of dollars every year.
Are you paleo? Do you hate bread with a deep and burning passion? Do you run barefoot, or workout in shoes that have their own toes? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you’ll almost certainly enjoy this helpful rundown of apps for eating paleo.
If you haven’t had lunch yet, don’t read this. It will make you hungry and envious of the people who get to eat the food featured on all of these deliciously delectable looking Instagram accounts. Check out these divine looking pictures of food, and find out how you can follow these photographers on Instagram!
Ultimate Braai Master series creator and chef, Justin Bonello will join the beloved Jan Braai of National Braai Day on 2oceansvibe Radio today at between 15h00 and 17h00. So make sure you tune in to the Rude Interlude show at www.2ov.fm. Send questions for Jan and Justin to email@example.com or tweet to @2ovfm. Here’s Jan braaing on the Joel Stranksy [...]
Check out this interview on Times Live with 2ov DJ Kamini who won Masterchef last week! Kamini opens up about what it was like facing off against Leandri, what it felt like to have the top 16 at the finale, and what it was like to be criticized on social media. How is she dealing with her overnight celebrity status and what are her plans for the future? Check it out right here:
Do you love McDonald’s fries? Ever find yourself buying a burger just for the fries? No? … Just me then. Anyway, their fries are amazing. In my eyes they’re the best thing on the menu. And now you can make them at home.
Rooibos is one step closer to joining the likes of Champagne, Darjeeling Tea and Columbian Coffee as a member of the exclusive geographically-protected product club. Rules governing the use of the term “Rooibos” on new product trademark applications stipulate that applicants cannot call a product rooibos unless it contains 100% rooibos or it is the main [...]