Ginger & Lime is a special kind of place, as the website says:
“Something very special happens when people of all ages from very different backgrounds get together & share in the preparation & eating of food. There is a deep connection that happens. This experience feeds not only the body, but also the soul. People become present, grounded and focussed as they get stuck in to cook together as it is hard not to be, when using a sharp knife, or tasting a sauce to see exactly what it needs to make it perfect."
This venue is in the heart of a beautiful building a stone's throw from the sea. Every style of cooking is accommodated and there is a full set of courses in the culinary arts for you to choose from on their site. The team is amazing and welcoming, and you will have learned a lot by the time you are done there!
In an excellent combo of food, fun and learning, this week we are looking at expanding your culinary repertoire and delving into new tastes and avenues you may have not considered before. We’re learning to cook, people! Grab your chef hat and notepad, let’s get sizzling.
We’ve had a beer day, and afternoon beach party, and now for a stunning summer feast at one of the most beautiful wineries in the Cape.
This is a beautiful three course luncheon paired with perfectly selected Avondale wines. The food and wine are the star attractions, but let that not detract from the sheer entertainment value brought by your hosts Johnathan Grieve and FABER Chef, Dale Stevens, they are delightful.
These Field to Feast extravaganzas include a guided farm tour (including vineyards and food gardens) and need to be booked well in advance due to their soaring popularity.
Allow yourself to be dazzled, wowed by amazing fare and decadent beauty, you deserve it.
Shimmy Beach Club in Granger Bay is at the intersection point between languid summer relaxation and high-end party excitement. Bringing together the best of dance entertainment and luxury beach environments.
With a cocktail list to die for and a line-up that rivals venues in Ibiza, this is certainly a spot that needs to go on your “must visit” list.
Submerged Sundays has been an ongoing event, in it’s seventh season, featuring our local (internationally acclaimed) dance act, Goldfish. Back from a world tour they are back to rock their favourite stomping grounds in Cape Town.
Amazing music, brilliant cocktails and plenty of delectable food items, this is a recipe for an amazing afternoon/evening out!
Crack open the kegs, bust the spigots and let beer of many flavours and origins flow!
Plan ahead, book an Uber and a table, grab a few friends and let the hops times roll! Featuring over two hundred beers, this event is billed as “the premier celebration of all-things-beer” in Cape Town, and you certainly do not want to miss it.
Sixty breweries, both local and international are all going to be putting their best foot forward, with promotions, activities, tastings and pairings and all manner of competitions.
There will be a great variety of food stalls serving delicious fare to line your stomach and ensure you don’t overdo it to early in the proceedings!
Enjoy the ancient Mexican traditions of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) with excellent limited edition Don Julio cocktails to enjoy in the venue.
The space will be transformed to visually represent the vibrancy of these traditions and complimentary face painters and makeup artists will be on hand to help transform your face into the skulls of yore.
Dance the night away in one of Cape Town’s premier exclusive nightclubs to the beats of local resident DJ’s and performers. A fantastic party venue they always throw themselves into their themed events with fervour and rich and colourful decorations.
It’s time to dust your face grey, apply liberal amounts of fake blood and hit the streets with friends, family (and even pets) for the terrifying-to-behold meandering, shuffling mayhem that is the Cape Town Zombie Walk.
The organisers help raise funds for local charities like the Lucky Lucy Foundation for abused and neglected animals, so you know that your contributions are going to a good place.
“Zombie Walk has a 100% safety record with no real blood ever spilled.” :-)
This is a great way to discover Cape Town, meet some fascinating and dedicated costume lovers and raise some money for well-deserving causes.
Stuck without a costume in the run-up to scary-party time? We’ve got you covered, here are the two best spots to pick up a quick something.
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Billed as Cape Town’s best costume hire shop with dedicated seamstresses to adjust and tailor to your most exacting specifications. From Trekkie to steampunk, vampire to zombie, they have something for all shapes and sizes (including, of course, superhero costumes for the smaller family members).
Stocking over 20,000 outfits, Annie’s Angels is a supplier of costumes to the film & theater industry as well as to the public. Their supply is so extensive, it’s really best to just go and have a look, it’s amazing!