Pimping Rides…

18 August 2012

Muscle Mary’s brace yourselves for the first inner city Muscle Car Show. Think high-speed, V8 engines and pin-up girls revving up Heritage Square tomorrow, 18 August 2012. Organisers, Detroit Vintage Garage need no introduction if you were an A -Team fan and played with Hot Wheels, you would have spotted this joint. The show starts at 1pm and entry is free! Expect sexy souped up old cars, hot rods and motor bikes with luscious leather interiors, glitzy rims and gorgeous real-life pin-up girls, enough pimp to tantalising every Petrol Heads taste buds! Tattoo Artists will be strutting their stuff and there will be plenty food and drinks. The after-party at the Detroit Vintage Garage has a cover charge of R30p/p and starts when the                  


Put your money where your mouth is

Sringboks vs English roses

Having already destroyed their opponents in the first two tests, this Saturday the Springboks are out to complete a series whitewash. The English, on the other hand, will be hoping to taste success against our green and gold warriors for the first time this tour. Whatever the result, Cape Town Fish Market promises to make the taste of victory or defeat delicious with a unique and mouth watering promotion.  Here’s how it works: this Saturday, 23 June, you enter the Cape Town Fish Market restaurant of your choice, making sure you are there well before the 17h00 kickoff. If you predict the Bokke will win the evening’s match, order a West Coast Potjie. If you think the English will finish the series on a wining note,                  

Eating Out

Rugby Breakfast at Grand Café & Beach, Granger Bay.


    At 10:30 on Sunday, 11 September, Grand Café & Beach, Granger Bay, invites guests to indulge in a signature breakfast, aptly called ‘The Rugby Breakfast’, in celebration of the first South African Rugby game against Wales. This unique menu format consists of a South African breakfast which includes wors, eggs, chips, tomato, mushrooms and baked beans, served with toast or alternatively the ‘Wales Breakfast’, which includes haddock with pouched eggs and Béamaise sauce, served with toast at a mere R55.00 per person. For the health conscious, a Grand Health Breakfast is served with fruit salad, muesli and yoghurt at just R40.00. For reservations, please contact 021 425                  

Out of Town

Im Herzen des Rugby-Landes


Nach gut einer Woche Aufenthalt im 17 on Loader Guest House, wo ich die nächsten Monate als Volunteer arbeiten werde, stand am Dienstag der erste Ausflug außerhalb Kapstadts an. Da eine Freundin von mir in Stellenbosch studiert, fiel es mir leicht, diese vielfach empfohlene Stadt als erste zu besuchen. Schon der Trip mit dem Zug entpuppte sich als echtes Abenteuer. Wann ein Zug abfährt, kann sich im 5-Minutentakt ändern – ebenso wie das dazugehörige Gleis. So verpasste ich auch direkt meinen Zug. Mich störte das nicht weiter; der Franzose hingegen, der auch nach Stellenbosch wollte und den ich bei der Gelegenheit kennenlernte, machte da schon einen wesentlich angefresseneren Eindruck. Er hatte