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#FreshOnTheShelf: Fortaleza Tequila now available in SA
#FreshOnTheShelf: Fortaleza Tequila now available in SA

Cape Town-based premium spirits company, Truman & Orange, has brought Fortaleza Tequila to South African shelves...

17 Nov 2017

Leles African Cuisine taps into virtual restaurant trend
Leles African Cuisine taps into virtual restaurant trend

The food industry is changing, with some restaurant owners forgoing physical retail spaces and instead opting to trade solely online...

17 Nov 2017

Artists, makers and craftsmen to showcase Stellenbosch in JHB
Artists, makers and craftsmen to showcase Stellenbosch in JHB

Stellenbosch at Summer Place presented by Sanlam Private Wealth will be held at 69 Melville Road in Hyde Park, Johannesburg on 29 November 2017. The eight annual event will once again showcase Stellenbosch's best wines, food, and art.

16 Nov 2017

New season, new head chef for Societi Bistro
New season, new head chef for Societi Bistro

Societi Bistro has long been a favourite of mine, so with the appointment of a new head chef, Robert Giljam, I had to confirm that my old favourite still offered all the greatness I have come to love. I was not disappointed...

By Angie White 16 Nov 2017

Behind the Eat Out Awards - Q&A with Abigail Donnelly
Behind the Eat Out Awards - Q&A with Abigail Donnelly

One of the biggest South African foodie events on the map, the 2017 Eat Out Mercedes- Benz Restaurant Awards will be recognising the best local restaurants and chefs this coming Sunday, 19 November at GrandWest in Cape Town.

By Ruth Cooper 15 Nov 2017

Best Restaurant - Durbanville Hills in the Winelands
Restaurant Week 5 Year Anniversary awards best performing restaurants per region

Restaurant Week celebrated its fifth-anniversary edition, which saw over 15,000 guests make their way to the 100 participating top restaurants...

13 Nov 2017

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Plant-based diet a mega 2018 trend. Restaurants need to adapt and diversify

The plant-based lifestyle is set to be a mega trend for 2018 with a host of celebrities, nutritionists, and millennials advocating the benefits of a plant-based diet...

13 Nov 2017

The Entertainer unveils new products for 2018
The Entertainer unveils new products for 2018

The Entertainer's newly launched range of products for 2018 will only be available to use via its app. The global incentives brand also unveiled some improvements to its offerings.

10 Nov 2017

Chef Michael Deg (Image Supplied)
One at Cavalli with Chef Michael Deg

Executive chef at Cavalli Estate, Michael Deg chats about his 'One at Cavalli' concept, his culinary inspiration, his favourite Spring flavours, food trends and his vision for the restaurant...

9 Nov 2017

Wine on the River: A taste of the country lifestyle
Wine on the River: A taste of the country lifestyle

Spring is in the air, and what better way to celebrate, than with a glass of fabulous local wine on the banks of the lazy Breede River? This is Robertson festival "Wine of the River" in a nutshell, which took place on the weekend of 20-22 October.

By Rachel Briant 8 Nov 2017

2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards nominees announced
2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards nominees announced

The nominees for the 2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards have been unveiled. An additional 10 nominees have been included in this year's awards, bringing the total number of nominees to 30 restaurants.

7 Nov 2017

Authentic wine tours for tourists and locals with Wine Flies
Authentic wine tours for tourists and locals with Wine Flies

One of the must-do things on most tourist's lists when travelling to Cape Town is wine tasting, however, with the huge variety and scope of wine farms and wine land areas, picking where to go and what to taste can be quite overwhelming for most...

By Ruth Cooper 7 Nov 2017

Platter's by Diners Club unveils 2018 SA Wine Guide
Platter's by Diners Club unveils 2018 SA Wine Guide

The Platter's by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2018 was unveiled at The Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town.

6 Nov 2017

2017 Diners Club Young Winemaker of the Year Finalists: Left to right: Charl Schoeman (Simonsig), Philip Viljoen (Bon Courage), Murray Barlow (Rustenberg), Wade Roger-Lund (Jordan)
Meet the Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year 2017 finalists

Five winemakers have been shortlisted to compete for the Diners Club Winemaker of the Year award while four will battle for the Young Winemaker of the Year title...

3 Nov 2017

Lebanon's John Mansour wins AME leg of AGCC 2018
Lebanon's John Mansour wins AME leg of AGCC 2018

John Mansour from Lebanon was crowned as the winner of the Africa and Middle East (AME) regional leg of the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge (AGCC) 2018. Mansour competed with four other bartenders from the region.

1 Nov 2017

The #InnerCityWineRoute returns
The #InnerCityWineRoute returns

Tuning the Vine's #InnerCityWineRoute will return to the Cape Town CBD from 5.30pm until 8.30pm on 8 November 2017.

31 Oct 2017

Christo, Etienne and Yvonne Le Riche
21 years dedicated to producing the definitive expression of Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon

Etienne Le Riche has made Cabernet Sauvignon his life's work and his signature Stellenbosch Cabernet developed a deserved and enviable cult following...

27 Oct 2017

Indian gastronomy trends spice up Taj Cape Town's Bombay Brasserie offering
Indian gastronomy trends spice up Taj Cape Town's Bombay Brasserie offering

French chef David Tilly uses his passion and talent for food to travel the world and oversee many of its finest restaurants, delving into trends he sees in gastronomic spaces across the globe...

27 Oct 2017

From left to right: Marco Torsius (standing), Back: Esther Malan, Dorah Sitole, Marthinette Slabber Stretch, Glynnis Horning, Christa Swanepoel, Zola Nene. Front: Madeleine de Villiers, Herman Lensing, Suzanne Crozier, Abigail Donnelly and Anna Montali.
The egg-and-chicken race of the #GalliovaAwards2017

What came first, the chicken or the egg? Both did at the Galliova Awards 2017, if its egg and chicken writers you're referring to...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Oct 2017

A winning recipe is born with Four Coursemen
A winning recipe is born with Four Coursemen

Take four prestigious Western Cape winelands chefs, add a base of outstanding produce and liberal amounts of creativity, allow to simmer and serve with splashes of award winning wines.

By Ruth Cooper 26 Oct 2017

Eat Out unveils Best Everyday Eateries for Gauteng, KZN and Mpumalanga
Eat Out unveils Best Everyday Eateries for Gauteng, KZN and Mpumalanga

After Eat Out announced its list of best everyday eateries in the Western Cape, the lists for Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and Mpumalanga were unveiled at the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Best Everyday Eateries celebrations in Johannesburg on 24 October 2017.

25 Oct 2017

A fantastic feast at 1Fox
A fantastic feast at 1Fox

The city is a feast of purple blossom this time of year. Yes, spring has arrived in Johannesburg and so has Urbanologi's new menu...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Oct 2017

JHP Gourmet Guide 2018 launched, top 21 plated restaurants announced
JHP Gourmet Guide 2018 launched, top 21 plated restaurants announced

The new-look JHP Gourmet Guide 2018 has been launched. The top 21 plated restaurants have been announced and this year sees the first of three plate awards...

25 Oct 2017

2017 WWF-SASSI Trailblazers announced
2017 WWF-SASSI Trailblazers announced

The winners of the 2017 WWF-SASSI Trailblazer Awards were announced at the Harbour House in the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town on 23 October 2017.

24 Oct 2017

TOPS at Spar Bierfest comes to Cape Town
TOPS at Spar Bierfest comes to Cape Town

The annual TOPS at Spar Bierfest comes to Cape Town from 3-4 November 2017 at GrandWest's new multipurpose facility, Sun Park. Festival goes can expect all things German, from beers and bands to eisbeins and frauleins.

20 Oct 2017

Hendrik Jansen van Nieuwenhuizen
Chef Hennie Jansen van Nieuwenhuizen named winner of SAB2's Proefessioneel

Hennie Jansen van Nieuwenhuizen has been awarded top honours in the SABC2 competition, Proefessioneel, defeating 19 other competitors, securing a position at Eight Restaurant at Spier...

20 Oct 2017

Vusumuzi Ndlovu announced as S.Pellegrino Young Chef Africa and Middle East semi-final winner
Vusumuzi Ndlovu announced as S.Pellegrino Young Chef Africa and Middle East semi-final winner

With his dish titled Isicupho, sous chef Vusumuzi Ndlovu from the Pot Luck Club pop up at Marabi Club has been announced as the winner of the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 Africa and Middle East...

20 Oct 2017

Experience the craft of four of SA's best chefs
Experience the craft of four of SA's best chefs

The Four Coursemen Collaboration Series is a collaboration between Eric Bulpitt of Faber, Michelle Theron of Pierneef a La Motte Restaurant, Chris Erasmus from Foliage, and Arno Janse van Rensburg from The Kitchen at Maison.

19 Oct 2017

Image © Andre Beukes.
Quaffing oysters and bubbly in Hillcrest quarry

Cape Town locals and quite a few out-of-towners donned their boldest white-and-gold outfits and braved the wind this weekend to attend the Oyster and Champagne Festival at Hillcrest Quarry...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Oct 2017

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