The Shimmy Beach Club Winter Menu Review
Jun05

The Shimmy Beach Club Winter Menu Review

By: Matthew Robertson Once again, Shimmy has met the new season in style. Quietening down, their massive 9-venue location is preparing for a cosy winter filled with all the comforts one seeks during these cold, wet months. As no winter is beaten on an empty stomach, Shimmy has prepared a real treat for those willing to pay a premium. Hosted by the most welcoming team, you’ll find yourself nestled into a cosy dining room engulfed in...

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Dinner At GOLD Restaurant, Cape Town
May05

Dinner At GOLD Restaurant, Cape Town

By: Matthew Robertson As someone relatively new to Cape Town, I often find myself (with a bit of help) discovering new nooks and crannies that I was, up until now, completely unaware of. Don’t get me wrong, Cape Town knows just how to put on a good show (when she thinks someone’s watching), but every now and again there is a discreet little gem that sticks its head up. The most recently discovered, of these gems, came to me in the...

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The Shimmy Beach Club Experience
Apr15

The Shimmy Beach Club Experience

By: Matthew Robertson As the Cape Town summer crawls to a halt, we begin to see the reluctant shuffle from some of the most beautiful locations in the world, to those dark and hidden away places. In our desperate search for warmth, location often loses its grip on the hierarchy of influential factors. Shimmy Beach Club has waged war on the relentless seasonal change and, in the last two weeks, hosted two incredible parties. The club...

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Review | Mercedes-Benz Bokeh Fashion Film Festival
Apr01

Review | Mercedes-Benz Bokeh Fashion Film Festival

By: Matthew Robertson The weekend of the 27th and 28th of March saw some of the most talented short-film makers come together for a weekend of celebration. Hosted by Mercedes-Benz and the African Pride Hotel (15 on Orange), Cape Town was host to an eclectic mix of spectacular talent, lavish extravaganza and insight into some of the world’s leading luxury brands. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz Bokeh Fashion Film Festival wowed audiences all...

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Neon Run SA Review
May14

Neon Run SA Review

By: Matthew Robertson Over the past few weeks, the anticipation and excitement had built up to an almost explosive degree. In a time when colour runs seem to dominate the ‘fun run’ scene, the Neon Run has sprung onto the fitness/fun scene with bright, bold and enticing appeal. In spite of some seriously threatening weather, the Cape Town Neon Run stunned neon-clad eclectics with what must have been the best fun run I have ever run....

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