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From the Mediterranean with love
From the Mediterranean with love

As the CEO of food manufacturer Mediterranean Delicacies, Costas Vayanos's role sees him visiting Europe three times a year to sample the gastronomic delights on offer...

1 day ago

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The Menlyn Boutique Hotel adapts to trends, undergoes a facelift

The Menlyn Boutique Hotel has undergone a 'facelift' to its facilities, which include the expansion of The Black Bamboo Kitchen and its dining area...

2 days ago

Hilda's Kitchen from on high
Hilda's Kitchen: A 21st century take on Victorian recipes

If the cooking channel had been around in the early 1900s, Hildagonda Duckitt would have probably given the likes of Nigella Lawson (minus the cleavage) a run for her money...

By Nicci Botha 2 days ago

Imbizo Shisanyama scoops #WindhoekSearch crown
Imbizo Shisanyama scoops #WindhoekSearch crown

Busy Corner Imbizo Shisanyama has walked away with the title of South Africa's best shisanyama and prizes worth half a million rand in the Windhoek Shisanyama Search...

11 Dec 2017

Changing face of retail presents opportunity for the wine trade
Changing face of retail presents opportunity for the wine trade

Embrace the chaos brought by the mobile phone-fueled digital age and look to Portugal for a road map to success in the USA...

8 Dec 2017

Take-out trends in SA's major metropoles
Take-out trends in SA's major metropoles

Joburg and Durban beat Cape Town and Pretoria as the cities that order the most chicken during the working week. While trend-conscious Cape Town chose sushi as its lunchtime delivery of choice...

7 Dec 2017

#NewCampaign: Ocean Basket's latest campaign is a fine expression of food art
#NewCampaign: Ocean Basket's latest campaign is a fine expression of food art

Ocean Basket's unique 'Mediterrasian' sushi offering is on dazzling display in the recently launched #TheArtOfFusion brand campaign...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Dec 2017

Bilboa joins Kove Collection's Camps Bay eateries
Bilboa joins Kove Collection's Camps Bay eateries

The Kove Collection has a bevy of eateries under their name, most residing alongside the popular Camps Bay strip. Latest addition Bilboa joins its seaside siblings - Zen Zero, La Belle, The Marley, Paranga, Umi and the soon to launch Chinchilla - and is a worthy addition to the family.

By Ruth Cooper 30 Nov 2017

Down the rabbit hole with the Kove collection's new addition, The White Rabbit
Down the rabbit hole with the Kove collection's new addition, The White Rabbit

Situated right next door to Dalliance at the V&A Waterfront, you'll find the place Alice wish she'd found when going down the rabbit hole. The White Rabbit offers an all-day coffee shop and patisserie with a fun play on the scenery and tea-time quirkiness from Alice in Wonderland...

By Angie White 27 Nov 2017

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Making unpopular cuts popular: Educating diners on sustainable eating

We need to make people think more about what they choose to eat and how our food products are sourced. We've already lost our fish stocks from over-fishing, and eating this wonderful product is fast becoming a luxury...

27 Nov 2017

Boschendal opens farm shop and eatery in Stellenbosch
Boschendal opens farm shop and eatery in Stellenbosch

Boschendal Farm, on the outskirts of Franschhoek, has long been a family favourite. I have many fond memories of lengthy, laughy lunches with the fam over holiday times.

By Ruth Cooper 23 Nov 2017

The importance of culinary tourism to travel destinations
The importance of culinary tourism to travel destinations

Modern-day travellers are more experiential in all aspects of their journey; from cultural immersion to local food sampling, a trend that has become a major influence in the growth of travel destinations...

By Josephine Wawira 22 Nov 2017

2017 Eat Out Restaurant award-winners announced
2017 Eat Out Restaurant award-winners announced

The winners of the 2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards were announced at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on 19 November 2017.

20 Nov 2017

Winners of One&Only Reaching for Young Stars competition announced
Winners of One&Only Reaching for Young Stars competition announced

The Cape's top culinary academies have once again put forward their finest young stars to compete for top honours in the One&Only Reaching for Young Stars competition...

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

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#EntrepreneurMonth: G&T transforming the travel writing industry

In a similar vein to Uber and Airbnb, we plan to transform the travel writing industry by changing the way role players interact...

By Duane Stacey 14 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

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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

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

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Thebe's new tourism projects pay homage to SA history, set to transform SA tourism offering

Thebe Tourism Group CEO has revealed new major tourism projects in iconic locations set to transform South African tourism and which visitors to the country can look forward to, during WTM London...

7 Nov 2017

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How are SA restaurants weathering the storm?

Restaurants play a significant role in how tourists experience South Africa, but hospitality is faced with challenges that make operating in a tight-margin industry particularly difficult...

2 Nov 2017

Hezron Louw claims Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year title
Hezron Louw claims Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year title

Hezron Louw, owner of Sumting Fresh restaurant and gourmet street food in Gauteng, was presented with the 2017 Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year Award...

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

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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

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