Offering coffee, brunches, light lunches and Benguela Cove wine tastings the new Somerset West eatery Nom Nom, which replaces fine-dining restaurant Benguela on Main offers residents of the area a more relaxed, less formal, yet no less delicious spot to get their daily calories.
Ruth Cooper 13 Mar 2018
When your chef has 'live to cook' tattooed down his forearm, the expectation of something delicious to eat is already set. Add to that reports that he worked in starred restaurants in Europe and at Ellerman House in Cape Town, Omar Koenen - the recently appointed head chef at AtholPlace Hotel & Villa in Johannesburg - has a pretty high bar to clear.
Brian Berkman 6 Mar 2018
With the abundance of juice cleanse diets, S.W.E.A.T 1000 and yoga classes, and not-so-humble fitspiration brag posts clogging up our diaries and social media timelines, it's sometimes deliciously rebellious to give a middle finger to #cleaneating and truly indulge.
Ruth Cooper 28 Feb 2018
The much dreaded or celebrated V-Day is just around the corner and depending on your situation or sensibility, you might either want to hide under a rock or get your lovely-dovey feels on...
Ruth Cooper 8 Feb 2018
It's easy to be charmed by the Cape Town suburb of Muizenberg. There's the seaside dotted with colourful beach huts and teeming with ardent surfers, the quaint coffee shops, and a casual coastal flair that suburbs along the Atlantic Seaboard stand little chance of replicating.
Lauren Hartzenberg 7 Feb 2018
The trend is still leaning to eating light and healthily, diners want to know the source of their food (farm to table is still very popular) and they are also considering eat-in options where they enjoy the best of both worlds by ordering their favourite dishes from their preferred restaurants.
Janine Fourie 11 Jan 2018
In challenging economic times, consumers either choose less expensive brands that allow them to buy more, or opt to buy less and trade up to indulge their tastes for aspirational brands...
Elizabeth Lee Ming 10 Jan 2018
Coffee helps millions of people worldwide to get out of bed in the morning. It's one of the world's most popular beverages, and one that has shaped society and industry...
Jonathan Robinson 8 Jan 2018
Our most recent couples evening out took place at Vista Marina, a chic little Mediterranean restaurant on the water's edge in a quieter corner of the V&A Waterfront...
Cari Coetzee 4 Jan 2018
As one of the oldest orange-flavoured liqueurs in the world, the Cointreau brand has a lot of history behind it...
Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Jan 2018
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...
Nicci Botha 14 Dec 2017
Tucked away in the suburbs of Paarl, you will find The Light House Boutique Suites. A beautiful boutique hotel which is both charming and homely, yet incredibly luxurious and glamorous and all topped with personalised and attentive service.
Ruth Cooper 13 Dec 2017
Greenleaf + Terroir intends to shake up the pre-mixed alcoholic drink market, which has, for the most part, failed to truly win over consumers...
Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Dec 2017
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.
Ruth Cooper 30 Nov 2017
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...
Angie White 27 Nov 2017
Tapping into the growing appreciation for artisanal fare, Windmeul Kelder has introduced an on-site marketplace packed to the brim with locally-sourced homemade goods...
Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Nov 2017
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.
Ruth Cooper 23 Nov 2017
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.
Ruth Cooper 15 Nov 2017
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...
Ruth Cooper 7 Nov 2017
I love heading to the winelands - especially in winter. I recently enjoyed a cosy evening at Fairview's Goatshed restaurant in Paarl. It was the last of its winter evenings and our theme for the night was Moroccan...
Ilse van den Berg 28 Oct 2017