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#hldiscovery: bao, travel and award-winning brandy

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Experiences, food and convenience is the order of the day for this weeks #HLDiscovery list. From delicious cook-in-sauces to a midweek special at one of the Cape's most iconic estates, here's what's on our radar.

 bao down

Serving up Asian-American style food, Bao Down is a brand new intimate restaurant in Oranjezicht, Cape Town with a superb limited menu that changes regularly. Signature dishes like prawn toast and celeriac cake will be regular features but you can expect something different on your next visit. Find it at 3 Vredehoek Ave, Oranjezicht.

2. jekyll and hide’s four-wheel rfid carry on case

Jekyll and Hide Leather has a luxurious range of travel accessories crafted for style and durability. Their Four-Wheel RFID Carry on Case is perfect for packing the essentials when going on a business trip – with ample room for files, a laptop, work attire and travel documents. Packing just got a whole lot more efficient and simple.

3. bosjes midweek winter special

We're smack-bang in the middle of winter and BOSJES in the Breede Valley has decided to warm things up with a midweek special for July and August. Receive a 30% discount on your luxury accommodation at Die Skuur Gastehuis when you request a Wednesday evening, then, indulge in delicious curry at the BOSJES Kombuis’ winter curry nights on the first Thursday of August. This makes for a great midweek escape.

4. kwv award-winning brandy

KWV has been awarded the 2018 trophy for the Brandy Producer of the Year at the International Spirit Challenge (ISC). This is the third year they have have received this honour. They also received three gold medals for he KWV 10-Year-Old Potstill Brandy, KWV 12-Year-Old Barrel Select Brandy and the KWV 20-Year-Old XO Brandy at the challenge.