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In Review: Pete Goffe-Wood's Viande at Grande Roche
In Review: Pete Goffe-Wood's Viande at Grande Roche

Viande means meat in French and sumptuous, juicy, rich, indulgent nose-to-tail meat is exactly what you can expect when dining at Grade Roches's new restaurant Viande, which takes over from the fine dining Bosman in Paarl...

By Ruth Cooper 23 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Bold flavours at new Asian fusion restaurant YU
Bold flavours at new Asian fusion restaurant YU

For a diverse selection of umami flavour bombs head to new Asian fusion restaurant YU, situated at The Onyx hotel in the Foreshore in Cape Town...

By Ruth Cooper 21 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Why you should check out new Gorgeous George's Gigi Rooftop Bar and Restaurant
Why you should check out new Gorgeous George's Gigi Rooftop Bar and Restaurant

Cape Town has a new rooftop bar in town and you're gonna wanna check this one out. The Gigi Rooftop Bar and Restaurant is housed in new boutique hotel Gorgeous George in St Georges Mall...

By Ruth Cooper 7 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

The 'Harvest Story of Creation' is wine pairing at its best
The 'Harvest Story of Creation' is wine pairing at its best

I've experienced my fair share of wine pairings, but the pairing at family-run Creation Wines in the beautiful Hemel-en-Aarde Valley delivers the best marriage of food and wine I have experienced yet...

By Ruth Cooper 18 Apr 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

The newly revamped terrace at Mint Restaurant.
Mint shows off its fresh, new terrace

Juanita Pienaar pays a visit to Mint at The Taj to experience the restaurant's newly revamped terrace...

By Juanita Pienaar 27 Mar 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Cape Town welcomes first-ever pintxos bar
Cape Town welcomes first-ever pintxos bar

Sotano in Bree Street recently opened a pintxos bar serving elevated bar snacks for the after work crowd...

By Ruth Cooper 18 Mar 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Womxn in Food - FOOD XX: Honouring the game changers and supporting the startups
Womxn in Food - FOOD XX: Honouring the game changers and supporting the startups

The inaugural Womxn in Food - FOOD XX Awards and Symposium took place at Jetty 5 at the V&A Waterfront on the 12 February 2019...

By Ruth Cooper 26 Feb 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Going to great lengths to tell the truth of the vine
Going to great lengths to tell the truth of the vine

What would take the largest commercial wine farm one day to produce would take De Toren up to 15 years - if they had to. But they don't. Because this small, hands-on wine farm prides itself in favouring quality over quantity...

By Ilse van den Berg 22 Feb 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

In review: Matt Manning's new Grub & Vine
In review: Matt Manning's new Grub & Vine

Chef Matt Manning recently opened up his first official restaurant, Grub & Vine, a bistro-style eatery in the foodie mecca of the Mother City, aka Bree Street...

By Ruth Cooper 23 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Luke Dale-Roberts expands his culinary empire
Luke Dale-Roberts expands his culinary empire

One of the big winners at 2018's Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards was The Test Kitchen. Not only did the Cape Town restaurant rank second overall, but it also won the Eat Out Diners Club Award for Service Excellence...

By Eugene Yiga 21 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

What to expect at Leopard's Leap's South African Table
What to expect at Leopard's Leap's South African Table

Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards in Franschhoek has decided to celebrate this lekker side of Mzansi with its "South African Table Experience"...

By Ilse van den Berg 14 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Indochine's new menu is an Afro-Asian epicurean feast
Indochine's new menu is an Afro-Asian epicurean feast

The exquisite Delaire Graff Estate begs a visit for the views alone. But sample some of estate's wines or sit down for a meal at one of its restaurants, and you'll soon awaken some of your other senses...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Dec 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

The Shortmarket Club expands with The Commissary
The Shortmarket Club expands with The Commissary

At the recent Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards, The Shortmarket Club in Cape Town was ranked as one of the 20 best in the country...

By Eugene Yiga 12 Dec 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

3 City Bowl and Atlantic Seaboard veggie-loving restaurants
3 City Bowl and Atlantic Seaboard veggie-loving restaurants

Vegan and vegetarian cuisine in the Cape can bowl you over with its sheer creativity. This includes contemporary twists on traditional foreign foods and re-creating flavours for vegans in dishes that easily rival that of their carnivorous counterparts...

By Shellee-Kim Gold 10 Dec 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

3 predominately vegetarian and vegan eateries in the south peninsula and southern suburbs
3 predominately vegetarian and vegan eateries in the south peninsula and southern suburbs

Cape Town is arguably the continent's capital when it comes to choice and the sheer number of vegetarian and vegan eateries. Full 'raw' restaurants rival both of these...

By Shellee-Kim Gold 27 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Chef Rikku Ò'Donnchü brings theatrical and interactive dining to the Winelands with new restaurant Gåte
Chef Rikku Ò'Donnchü brings theatrical and interactive dining to the Winelands with new restaurant Gåte

Calling all foodies, there's a new restaurant in town and you're gonna wanna make sure you make a booking...

By Ruth Cooper 26 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Park Inn Newlands welcomes summer with Aperol Fridays
Park Inn Newlands welcomes summer with Aperol Fridays

Kicking back with a cocktail in hand after a long work week remains a trusted method to ring in the weekend. To help you do just that, Park Inn Newlands in Cape Town has introduced Aperol Fridays...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Contemporary class at Luke Dale-Roberts' Salsify
Contemporary class at Luke Dale-Roberts' Salsify

Can Luke Dale-Roberts slow down already?! Not only content with establishing and being involved with the wildly successful Test Kitchen, Pot Luck Club, and Shortmarket Club, his most recent venture Salsify is yet another finger in the Cape Town culinary scene pie...

By Ruth Cooper 21 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Celebrating South Africa's culinary rock stars at the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards
Celebrating South Africa's culinary rock stars at the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards

The annual Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards took place at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on Sunday, 18 November 2018...

By Eugene Yiga 21 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Ash Heeger chats about Netflix cooking show The Final Table
Ash Heeger chats about Netflix cooking show The Final Table

South African Chef Ash Heeger, of restaurant Riverine Rabbit, recently competed in Netflix's new cooking show, The Final Table...

By Ruth Cooper 20 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Bree Street welcomes new South American grill house Charango Barbacoa
Bree Street welcomes new South American grill house Charango Barbacoa

The foodie hub of Cape Town aka Bree Street has welcomed yet another trendy eatery to its delicious strip. Charango Barbacoa is a contemporary South American-style grill house that looks to be a favourite amongst locals and tourists this summer...

By Ruth Cooper 19 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

5 Cape Town spots that offer gourmet picnic baskets
5 Cape Town spots that offer gourmet picnic baskets

Sometimes you just want someone else to do the dirty work when it comes to selecting and packing your picnic basket, that's why we're giving you five top Cape Town restaurants and wine estates that offer readymade and packed gourmet picnic baskets for purchase on their premises...

By Ruth Cooper 13 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Beluga launches new whisky lounge
Beluga launches new whisky lounge

Tuesday night saw a collection of high-end businessmen, Maserati's top clientele, and an array of influencers and celebrities make their way to De Waterkant restaurant, Beluga to celebrate the launch of Beluga's new whisky lounge...

By Juanita Pienaar 9 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#EntrepreneurMonth: MasterChef SA winner Kamini Pather launches healthy food-delivery service
#EntrepreneurMonth: MasterChef SA winner Kamini Pather launches healthy food-delivery service

MasterChef SA season two winner and all-around local foodie celebrity Kamini Panther launched her new chef-inspired, healthy food delivery service FÜDY through Uber Eats at the beginning of this month...

By Ruth Cooper 6 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Harbour House Constantia rebrands to The Restaurant @ The Nek with Chef Dylan Laity
Harbour House Constantia rebrands to The Restaurant @ The Nek with Chef Dylan Laity

The historic Constantia Nek Restaurant used to be a rather sad place. I remember eating a particularly terrible toastie and soggy side salad in a dark and dingy interior and thinking what a pity it was, as the setting is so ideal for a truly great restaurant...

By Ruth Cooper 5 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Biltong never tasted this good, thanks to Alto Rouge
Biltong never tasted this good, thanks to Alto Rouge

Taking French friends who have never been in South Africa around Cape Town is a treat - especially when there's wine involved...

By Ilse van den Berg 26 Oct 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

5 reasons to visit BOSJES
5 reasons to visit BOSJES

Known and insta-famous for its iconic flowing wimple-shaped wedding chapel, BOSJES farm in the Breede Valley not only offers a dramatic venue and backdrop for weddings but also so much more...

By Ruth Cooper 23 Oct 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

5 best views for sundowners In Cape Town this summer
5 best views for sundowners In Cape Town this summer

We've rounded up a few places (and not the usual ones on the Camps Bay strip) where you can enjoy sundowners with amazing views...

By Mvelase Peppetta 17 Oct 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Empowering womxn in food with new conference FOOD XX
Empowering womxn in food with new conference FOOD XX

FOOD XX, a brand-new food conference, brought to you by Studio H will be launching in Cape Town next year...

By Ruth Cooper 26 Sep 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

The choice is simple at the waiter-less CHEFS restaurant
The choice is simple at the waiter-less CHEFS restaurant

There's been a lot of debate lately about whether or not the hospitality industry should ban tipping. One restaurant in Cape Town that's taken a stand is CHEFS, where there are no gratuities because there are no waiters at all...

By Eugene Yiga 17 Sep 2018

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