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Camp Shawu
Shishangeni's Camp Shawu reopens after mini-renovation

After a mini-renovation, Shishangeni, operated by BON Hotels, has reopened Camp Shawu. Guests can now make their way to the refurbished...

3 days ago

#BizTrends2017: Back to our roots - eight food trends for 2017
#BizTrends2017: Back to our roots - eight food trends for 2017

Vegetable appreciation, chocolate for breakfast, tasty waste and pop-up restaurants - award-winning food blogger Nina Timm shares her top eight foodie trends for 2017.

By Nina Timm 12 Jan 2017

The dessert flight at Catharina's.
Summery flights of fancy at Catharina's

Catharina's at Steenberg Estate is serving a summery food-and-wine flight option, perfect for those looking for neither a filling lunch nor dinner but rather something in between – “elevensies in the afternoon,” if you will...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Jan 2017

Chef Janine Fourie
#BizTrends2017: Shifts in the food industry

Meet Chef Janine Fourie, the head chef at Big Easy Durban, who will provide Bizcommunity readers with a monthly preview of forthcoming trends in the food industry...

9 Jan 2017

First Group breathes new life into Selborne
First Group breathes new life into Selborne

After acquiring Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa, First Hotels invested R28 million into its refurbishment, a refurbishment that will allow this 4-star gem on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast to soar...

4 Jan 2017

Belthazar's largest wine by the glass bar in the world
Belthazar's theatre of fine food and wine

Welcome to a Theatre of Fine Food and Wine with the Largest Wine-by-the-Glass Bar in the World. Follow the romantic lamps

30 Dec 2016

Kjrajesh via  - abra boats on Dubai Creek
Off the beaten track in Dubai

A new generation of Dubai denizens are reimagining this urban landscape, and so, Dubai's must-sees and must-does are also taking new courses...

29 Dec 2016

Embracing the Italian art of eating at Balducci
Embracing the Italian art of eating at Balducci

A good restaurant, someone once said, must make a singular connection between food, family, and friends. Without all three, it is without soul.

29 Dec 2016

SA's most festive Christmas lunch spots
SA's most festive Christmas lunch spots

If you're looking for a scrumptious Christmas meal that you don't have to cook yourself, here's where you can fill your belly with a festive feast...

Issued by Private Property 22 Dec 2016

Gibsons' new alfresco all-weather terrace dining enclosure.
Gibson's ginormous gourmet burgers and shakes

I'm a 'burgers and shakes' kind of girl, but have never had them quite like they make them at the V&A Waterfront's Gibson's Gourmet Burgers and Ribs. Here's how the standard weekend treat has been upgraded to legendary levels...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Dec 2016

La Colombe opens at Le Quartier Français in 2017
La Colombe opens at Le Quartier Français in 2017

Leeu Collection has announced that the La Colombe Restuarant team will open a new restaurant, yet to be named, at Le Quartier Français, Franschhoek in August 2017.

14 Dec 2016

The Vine Bistro at Glenelly Estate.
Gorgeous bistro delights at Glenelly Estate

On a relaxed Saturday in early summer - that's December in the Cape - we were met with warm smiles at the elegantly trendy, recently renovated Glenelly Estate to review their new culinary venture...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Tourism
#BestofBiz 2016: Tourism

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views.

12 Dec 2016

An experience with nature at Kosi Forest Lodge
An experience with nature at Kosi Forest Lodge

Kosi Forest Lodge is located in the unspoiled wilderness of KwaZulu-Natal and is the only private lodge in the Kosi Bay Nature Reserve. This eco-tourist haven has built a reputation for...

8 Dec 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Tourism, foodie culture, and the new wave of startups

Startups have taken note of the food-driven travel trend and have come out in droves to support this culinary subculture. From the craft brewery scene to destination-driven food tours, startups are helping travelers track down the best food in town...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 8 Dec 2016

Raul de Lima
Ushering in a new era for Sun City

With some 25 years in the food and hospitality industry, Raul de Lima is taking the reins as general manager at iconic Sun City resort and is set to usher in a new era for...

6 Dec 2016

How will the Draft Liquor Amendment Bill of 2016 affect the hospitality industry?
How will the Draft Liquor Amendment Bill of 2016 affect the hospitality industry?

The proposed Draft Liquor Amendment Bill of 2016 is set to complicate South Africa's liquor regulatory environment even more...

5 Dec 2016

Glenelly's new upstairs Tasting Room
Glenelly Estate reshaped, refreshed

After closing to the public for extensive renovations over the past year, the Stellenbosch estate has re-opened as a world-class Winelands destination...

1 Dec 2016

Pearl Oliver
Taj Cape Town head sommelier serving wine with ardor

We chat to Pearl Oliver, the head sommelier at five-star Taj Cape Town to find out more about her passion for wine and excellent service...

By Cari Van Wyk 1 Dec 2016

Local tuna yukhoe. © Grande Provence.
Sampling Grande Provence's sensational sensory summer lunch 2016

"Sensational: Adjective with two popular meanings. 1: Of or relating to sensation or the senses. 2: Arousing a quick, intense interest, curiosity, or emotional reaction."...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Nov 2016

Cape Wine Auction returns in February 2017
Cape Wine Auction returns in February 2017

The Cape Wine Auction 2017 will be held within the Franschhoek Wine Valley on 10 and 11 February. The international wine event aims to raise funds for education.

30 Nov 2016

Waiting for traffic to pass with Inner City Sounds
Waiting for traffic to pass with Inner City Sounds

The Westin Hotel Cape Town has provided Capetonians an escape from traffic gridlock through the launch of Inner City Sounds at Louis B's Bar and Outside Terrace...

29 Nov 2016

2016 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards winners announced
2016 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards winners announced

South Africa's culinary talents were honoured at the 2016 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards on Sunday, 20 November at the Grand Arena at Grand West in Cape Town.

21 Nov 2016

#EntrepreneurMonth: Fine dining fast food with Chefs
#EntrepreneurMonth: Fine dining fast food with Chefs

Growing food trends show a return to basics, a desire for sustainable and authentic produce and a transparency from chefs and restaurants when it comes to where and how your food is sourced and prepared.

By Ruth Cooper 18 Nov 2016

Sundowners on #FestiveFriday at La Petite Ferme
Sundowners on #FestiveFriday at La Petite Ferme

From 9 December-13 January, #FestiveFriday will see live music, cocktails and bites served from 4-6pm at Franschhoek's La Petite Ferme. #FestiveFriday will take place on 9, 16, and 30 December as well as 6 and 13 January.

18 Nov 2016

Tuning the Vine draws in the millennial market with urban wine adventures
Tuning the Vine draws in the millennial market with urban wine adventures

Recognising a thirst for wine adventure and a need to disrupt winetasting traditions, Tuning the Vine is creating new ways of thinking, connecting and drinking within SA's wine industry...

17 Nov 2016

Mauritius: a delicious destination, a foodie paradise
Mauritius: a delicious destination, a foodie paradise

Mauritius has proved to be a delicious destination, a pressure cooker of the cuisines of the nations that had a hand in the islands history, culture and heritage...

16 Nov 2016

New boutique hotel brings Cape Town The Grey experience
New boutique hotel brings Cape Town The Grey experience

The Grey Boutique Hotel will launch in De Waterkant, Green Point, in December 2016, together with a trendy collection of hospitality and leisure spaces now called 'The Grey'...

14 Nov 2016

Five reasons to visit the Breedekloof Wine Valley
Five reasons to visit the Breedekloof Wine Valley

A common misconception about the Breedekloof Wine Valley is that it's only home to large-scale wine producing cooperatives. True, Breedekloof is one of the largest wine producing areas in the Cape, however, this wine region offers so much more than that...

By Ruth Cooper 14 Nov 2016

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