Monday, April 16, 2012

Giveaway: Taste of Cape Town Winner

Two blog posts in the space of a week? I know. But I had to announce the winners of the giveaway I posted last week. And without further ado, these two lovely people will be enjoying the best that the Cape Town restaurant scene has to offer this Saturday.

Randomly generated by the borrowed Mug of Destiny (perks of the job, I know, I know), Jessica and PrincessAnie are the winners! 

Contact me today on
polkadotcupcakecooks {at} gmail {dot} com so I can give you the info on getting your tickets.

Well done, ladies, and thanks all for entering. Look out later in the week for the first recipe post in 6 months! I'm excited, are you excited? 

Chat soon, babies. 

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Giveaway: Taste of Cape Town 2012

It's been a while, I know, and you would be forgiven for thinking I was never coming back. Hell, sometimes I even thought I wasn't coming back, but in truth, I was looking for a way back in. All the awesomeness that I cook up in the kitchen hasn't stopped, and my wish to write for myself hasn't died. But life gets in the way, and sometimes you need a way in to make the re-entry easier.

My re-entry to food blogging has been made easier with a very generous offer from the lovely people at Taste of Cape Town. They're offering tickets to 2 of my lovely readers (think of it as a loyalty reward - if you're still around after all this time, you deserve this!)
The details are as follows:
  • There are two sets of two standard entry tickets to win (2 people will win, and each can bring 1 friend, to be clear)
  • They are for the Saturday 21 April, 13.00-17.00 session
  • They must be picked up from the front desk during the session
Now, to win this great prize, simply do the following. Leave a comment below on which 1. restaurant and 2. producer you've been dying to experience (hint: all the details are here Leave your comment by Monday 16 April 1pm, I will announce the winners on Tuesday 17 April, in the morning.

The Taste of Cape Town Festival is being held at the Green Point Cricket Club, from 19-22 April, and will feature the best of the Cape Town foodie scene from top end restaurants, distilleries, and wine farms, to fresh producers, bakers, farmers, and more. Each restaurant makes a variety of tasting plates, which can be bought with the Festival currency, Crowns, which can be bought from roaming sellers, or at the info desks. Each Crown is worth R5, and dishes range from 4-8 Crowns (R20-R40).

There are 5 sessions (details on the website) and the tickets are sold as follows:
  • Standard: R80 (entry)
  • Premium: R200 (entry, tasting glass, R120 worth of Crowns)
  • Taste Clubhouse: R685 (entry, tasting glass, 3 premium drinks, R180 worth of crowns, a private clubhouse with cash bar)
So, if you've been dying to experience the best the Cape Town foodie scene has to offer, now's your chance. Food, wine, and producers galore are what's in store. So go on, you know what to do.
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