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Primi shakes up breakfast
Primi shakes up breakfast

Primi recently relaunched its breakfast menu, with a handful of new additions sure to please even the most jaded of foodies...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Jul 2017

Head to Boschendal for a perfect winter getaway
Head to Boschendal for a perfect winter getaway

Like many other millennials, I live in a small flat in the city where space comes at serious premiums and peace and quiet often needs to be found at yoga studios - because of this, I always jump at the chance to head out of town and play country-house-living.

By Ruth Cooper 21 Jul 2017

Escape to Tintswalo Atlantic Hotel this Winter
Escape to Tintswalo Atlantic Hotel this Winter

It's hard to believe that it's been two years since Tintswalo Atlantic was almost destroyed in a Cape Town wildfire. If you visit the five-star boutique lodge today, you'll find a place that's risen from the ashes and resumed its position as one of the top spots for a luxury escape.

By Eugene Yiga 21 Jul 2017

Seven simple ways to build a summer body in winter
Seven simple ways to build a summer body in winter

Rome wasn't built in a day and neither are summer bodies . As we move into the second half of the year, perhaps now is the time to revisit those New Year health-and-fitness resolutions we made at the beginning of the year.

By Janine Fourie 19 Jul 2017

Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon is 'wine futures' worthy
Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon is 'wine futures' worthy

En primeur or 'wine futures', is a method of purchasing sought-after wines early while the wine is still in the barrel...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Jul 2017

Newcomer Rare Grill in Kenilworth named best steakhouse in SA
Newcomer Rare Grill in Kenilworth named best steakhouse in SA

Newcomer of the Year in The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships, Rare Grill in Kenilworth was also named the Steakhouse Champion for 2017...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Jul 2017

Vusa Zaya, Rémy Martin brand ambassador
Exploring Rémy Martin's Eau-de-Vie

Rémy Martin brand ambassador, Vusa Zaya gives us a taste of what it takes to be a brand ambassador in the world of Cognac and what promoting the brand entails...

By Juanita Pienaar 18 Jul 2017

Learn about whisky at Ginja Restaurant's Whisky Wednesday evenings
Learn about whisky at Ginja Restaurant's Whisky Wednesday evenings

The Whisky Wednesday evening, hosted by Ginga Ginja Restaurant at Newmark's Victoria & Alfred Hotel at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, in its third and latest instalment, offers a five-course dinner paired with Three Ships Whisky, at a cost of R295.

By Eugene Yiga 12 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Cultivating a culture of food sharing
#CSIMonth: Cultivating a culture of food sharing

Chef Ammaarah Petersen is on a mission to help feed, teach, and uplift communities through food and invites Capetonians to share their good deeds and food experiences on a new social media platform, Indi.com...

By Ruth Cooper 5 Jul 2017

French flair with a local twist for Grande Provence's new winter menu
French flair with a local twist for Grande Provence's new winter menu

No need to travel to Paris or Bordeaux to experience quality French food, beautiful settings and award-winning wine. Grande Provence, a heritage wine estate, on the outskirts of Franschhoek is sure to get you into a joie de vivre frame of mind.

By Ruth Cooper 4 Jul 2017

#StartupStory: Easy home cooking with Gutsy Green
#StartupStory: Easy home cooking with Gutsy Green

Adulting can be hard; 9-5's, bills to pay, groceries to shop, social lives to maintain, health to keep in check, it's a constant balancing act. One activity that often takes a back seat with busy schedules is cooking at home. Often, it's just so much easier to grab a readymade meal from woollies or call up Uber Eats.

By Ruth Cooper 3 Jul 2017

#YouthMonth: Q&A with #YoungGunsB2B Callan Williams of Garajeest
#YouthMonth: Q&A with #YoungGunsB2B Callan Williams of Garajeest

This year, Wine Cellar Fine Wine Merchants and Cellarers once again identified SA's hottest young winemaking talent breaking the rules and pushing the limits at their annual ‘Young Guns' event. We chat to one of this year's “Young Guns” and rising wine star, Callan Williams of Garajeest wines.

By Ruth Cooper 29 Jun 2017

#YouthMonth: Q&A with #YoungGunsB2B Stephanie Wiid of Thistle & Weed
#YouthMonth: Q&A with #YoungGunsB2B Stephanie Wiid of Thistle & Weed

Wine Cellar: Fine Wine Merchants and Cellarers recently announced their top pick of SA's hottest young winemaking talent for the seventh edition of the Young Guns tasting event. We got in touch with one of the rising stars, Stephanie Wiid, one half of Thistle & Weed, to chat all things wine.

By Ruth Cooper 27 Jun 2017

Terroir's new winter special menu impresses
Terroir's new winter special menu impresses

Winter really is the best time to visit our myriad of amazing wine farms in my opinion, cashing in on some great winter specials is an added bonus. The acclaimed Terroir at Kleine Zalze in Stellenbosch just launched their new winter menu and it's a goodie.

By Ruth Cooper 21 Jun 2017

#FoodTrends: Gin - That's the Spirit!
#FoodTrends: Gin - That's the Spirit!

Gin is the hot topic at the moment in 2017 in clubs, cocktail bars, bottle stores... even in the kitchen!

By Janine Fourie 20 Jun 2017

Tabasco Flavour Lab: a showcase of versatility
Tabasco Flavour Lab: a showcase of versatility

Lovers of McIlhenny Company's Tabasco products huddled within the cosy confines of Villa 47 in Bree Street for the brand's first local Flavour Lab event...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Jun 2017

Wine bottles at Rietvallei Wine Estate
Perfectly timed Wacky Wine adventure

The Wacky Wine Festival offered a tailor-made experience for everyone visiting, with more than 40 wine farms participating...

By Juanita Pienaar 8 Jun 2017

#GFWS2017: Good brand hunting at the Good Food & Wine Show 2017
#GFWS2017: Good brand hunting at the Good Food & Wine Show 2017

Not a regular attendee of foodie events, I wandered from the furthest reaches of the CTICC parking to collect my accreditation...

By Terry Levin 5 Jun 2017

Everyday Gourmet with Cavalli's new winter menu
Everyday Gourmet with Cavalli's new winter menu

Look I'm a passionate foodie year round however winter-time meals really get me salivating the most. Cool temperatures, pouring rain, roaring fires and red wine is all just so conducive to enjoying delicious hearty dishes that one doesn't feel too guilty about.

By Ruth Cooper 31 May 2017

A 'Winelands' getaway, away from the Winelands
A 'Winelands' getaway, away from the Winelands

As ex-Capetonians who would drive 40 minutes to Stellenbosch for breakfast on a rainy day, my husband and I are always looking for the positives to prove that ‘Joburg' isn't as bad as non-Joburgers make it out to be, and Kievits Kroon is one of them...

By Jessica Tennant 30 May 2017

Waskis vodka
Pienaar & Son launch Waskis, their new vodka range

After launching about six months ago, carving out a niche in the premium gin market, Pienaar & Son are diversifying their offering with Waskis - their take on typical vodka.

By Juanita Pienaar 23 May 2017

Lily's adds a touch of whimsy to Seapoint strip
Lily's adds a touch of whimsy to Seapoint strip

Lily's, The Kove Collection's new edition and latest eatery gracing the Mouille Point ‘Golden Mile is all kinds of whimsy...

By Ruth Cooper 23 May 2017

#FoodTrends: Chocolate health benefits
#FoodTrends: Chocolate health benefits

Chef Janine of Big Easy Durban throws caution to the wind and shares the sheer indulgence of chocolate with bizcommunity readers. But there's a twist - chocolate is full of health benefits and more...

By Janine Fourie 19 May 2017

Once in a lifetime dining with One Star House Party
Once in a lifetime dining with One Star House Party

Imagine pumpkin soup served in a gem squash goblet, silky seaweed oil, springbok consommé and biltong like you've never experienced it before...

By Ruth Cooper 2 May 2017

JC Le Roux introduces new premium dry range
JC Le Roux introduces new premium dry range

Ah good ol' JC Le Roux, a sparkling wine synonymous with NYE parties from my student days. Its customary sweet flavour perfect for youthful undeveloped palates.

By Ruth Cooper 19 Apr 2017

Five of the best vineyards in the Western Cape
Five of the best vineyards in the Western Cape

The Western Cape has always been a big crowd-puller in South Africa. Apart from its abundance of beautiful mountains and beaches, the Western Cape is also home to over 100,000 hectares of vineyards.

By Jarred Manasse 17 Apr 2017

How the world celebrates Easter
How the world celebrates Easter

Hot cross buns and Easter eggs are synonymous with Easter - a significant religious festival for many and also an opportunity for reflection and spending time with friends and family.

By Janine Fourie 13 Apr 2017

#GreenMondaySA: Eat less meat, save the world
#GreenMondaySA: Eat less meat, save the world

Since watching Cowspiracy and after taking part in the 2015 Greenpop Festival of Action in Zambia, I have been a lot more conscious about what I consume, particularly meat and dairy, industries which are the number one culprits when it comes to environmental damage.

By Ruth Cooper 6 Apr 2017

Fresh flavours at Avondales's new Faber
Fresh flavours at Avondales's new Faber

Is there anything more delightful than enjoying a variety of top quality dishes in a beautiful setting? In my opinion, there are not many activities that top this...

By Ruth Cooper 5 Apr 2017

#Shotleft: an experience of the Bacchian kind at Tokara
#Shotleft: an experience of the Bacchian kind at Tokara

Boasting magnificent views over vineyards and olive trees, award-winning wines, and delicious food, Tokara will enchant you stay a little longer than anticipated...

By Cari Coetzee 5 Apr 2017

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