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Musician, Arno Carstens shares his favourite drink and best dining experience

SA rocker, Arno Carstens tells Food24 about his top tipples and restaurant picks.

24 Nov 2014
arno carstens, music

Arno Carstens, who presents the Blind Tiger Sessions with Urban Brandy was kind enough to answer a few of our questions...

1. What is your favourite cocktail and where did you have your first one?

Arno: Dirty Martini at Bascule at the Waterfront in Cape Town.

2. Which is your favourite SA restaurant to relax and feel at home in?

Arno: Mario's in Green Point, Cape town.

3. What was your most amazing dining experience ever?

Arno: At the One&Only restaurant - every dish was incredible.

4. Brandy and coke – yay or nay?

Arno: I'd rather have a Brandy cocktail (nay)

5. What’s your favourite Brandy inspired cocktail?

Arno: That would have to be the Oude Meester Franklin, this is an easy-drinking cocktail that simply glides over the palate.

6. What is your favourite drink at a music festival?

Arno: Beer

7. What is your favourite drink before / after / during a performance?

Arno: Jägermeister is good for your throat but it can go very pear-shaped if you don't watch it.

8. What is a drink that inspires songwriting?

Arno: Maybe a good bottle of water.

9. If you could drink only one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Arno: Water.

Follow Arno on Twitter @ArnoCarstens and find out more about Urban Brandy here.

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