Enjoy gourmet popcorn from Guzzle & Wolf paired with some fine wines from the cooperative’s Polkadraai collection.Get a taste of Polkadraai Sauvignon Blanc Brut 2017 paired with banana-coated popcorn, Polkadraai Chenin Blanc/Sauvignon Blanc 2017 with salted caramel popcorn, Polkadraai Pinotage/Merlot 2016 with dark chocolate covered popcorn, and Polkadraai Pinot Noir Sparkling Rosé 2017 paired with strawberry popcorn.The picnic basket, made for two to share, features an array of treats curated by The Werf Restaurant’s executive chef Christiaan Campbell.Look forward to delights such as homemade ciabatta, rare roast beef with chimichurri, and cold smoked salmon trout with cucumber, mint, coriander and pickled red onion.choose your signifiers a bit better next time, JDate.) And so what is this certain kind of Jewishness?Another article I read this morning introduced me to a book called Caspi suggests dropping Yiddish words into casual conversation with a prospective date.In the last few days there has been a truly remarkable number of articles in the New York Jewish press about Jewish dating, all of them interesting in their own ways (this one was pretty great (and by great, I obviously mean slimy and awful)). The first is an article about JDate’s new ad campaign, run on the theme of ‘Get Chosen’, and this is one of their ads (this image is taken from that linked Tablet magazine article, and it’s a billboard in Times Square): I’ve written elsewhere previously about the role of Holocaust postmemory in teaching young Ashkenazi Jews that they should get married to a Jew and have Jewish babies in order to ensure that Hitler didn’t win (a trope that I assume most readers would be familiar with), but this is on a bigger level.
Cost: R495/p Time: from 6pm JE TE VEUX AT RADISSON BLU Rediscover old-world charm and the allure of Hollywood from yesteryear at the Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence this Valentine’s Day.
I’m currently working on writing up a big grant application for a project that will look at a history of sexuality of Jews in Australia from 1945 to 2015 (which is when the project would start – i’m not claiming to be a soothsayer).
and while i’m looking at Jews in Australia, pretty much no work has been done that looks at issues of sexuality (there has been work on assimilation, intermarriage, and continuity, but mostly from a sociological or demographic perspective, rather than a histories of sexuality perspective) so I need to keep an eye on what’s going on in other countries, to see if there’s anything of relevance that I can use to help me understand the histories in Australia.
This art deco-style hotel is hosting a four-course dinner at The Stratus Room as part of their Je Te Veux ("I want you") evening on Wednesday, 14 February.
Classic films like will be playing on screens in the background to set the tone.