Nina Timm
Street food in your own kitchen

Street food in your own kitchen[Nina Timm] Beef koftas, most definitely is the street one food I cannot resist: the intoxicating aroma of the meat grilling and then topping it with cool, tangy tzatziki.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Cape Town Festival of Beer

Thousands of beer fans headed down to the festival to taste over 200 beers and ciders produced by over 45 different breweries.

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Ruth Cooper
Classy Mexican at Del Mar

Classy Mexican at Del Mar[Ruth Cooper] Classy Mexican sounds like a bit of an oxymoron; however Del Mar, as part of the Bukhara group, in Camps Bay has perfected this unique and hard-to-achieve mix.

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Ruth Cooper
Chef Scot: Chef of the Year

Chef Scot: Chef of the Year[Ruth Cooper] Chef Scot Kirton from the fabulous La Colombe has just been crowned Chef of the Year and La Colombe crowned top 2 on the Top 10 Restaurant list at this year's Eat Out Awards...

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Ruth Cooper
Towers above

Towers above[Ruth Cooper] It is not often that one finds fine-dining restaurants situated in hotels; sure hotel food is usually fairly fancy and of a good quality, but not usually that of the art-on-a plate variety.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
2015 Eat Out Awards

The Test Kitchen did it again, taking top honours among South African restaurants as the Restaurant of the Year for the fourth consecutive time.Scot Kirton of La Colombe won the title of Eat Out S.Pellegrino Chef of the Year.

Five Hundred - Gavin Kenst, Wynand van Wyk, Candice Phillips, David Higgs, Lloyd Jusa - 2015 Eat Out Awards  Jen Su and J'Something - 2015 Eat Out Awards  2015 Eat Out Awards  Desert by George Jardine and Kyle of Jordan Restaurant Millionaire's Shortbread - 2015 Eat Out Awards  

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Ruth Cooper
Authentic Indian at Bukhara

Authentic Indian at Bukhara[Ruth Cooper] Tucked away up Church Street, just behind Green Market Square and above a Clicks one finds the authentically Indian restaurant Bukhara.

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Ruth Cooper
Food for thought at the Spier Secret Festival

Food for thought at the Spier Secret Festival[Ruth Cooper] Perfectly poached eggs, ox heart tartare, blue cheese braai broodjies, sun-dried tomato silkworms, Sriracha soft serve, unorthodox wine tastings, cheese-making demos...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Scottish Leader pop-up event

Their first surprise was when the flowing red dress of the saxophonist turned into a red carpet before foodie celebrity Johnny Hamman enticed them with spooned canapés, passed by unseen waitrons through artfully constructed holes in the wall.

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Ruth Cooper
Seafood winning at Seelan

Seafood winning at Seelan[Ruth Cooper] If a lux seafood hankering is upon you, Seelan at the V&A Waterfront should really be at the top of your list. My partner and I were lucky enough to be treated to a three-course meal at Chef Seelan Sundoo's restaurant last Friday night.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards

Malau scooped the Galliova Food Writer of the Year Award in the newspapers/weeklies category, and Donnelly the Galliova Food Writer of the Year Award in the magazines category at Friday's Galliova Awards ceremony, held at Cavalli Wine & Stud Estate in Somerset West.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Fleur du Cap unveils two new wines and winemaking team

The newest additions to the top tier Fleur du Cap Unfiltered range, a Chenin Blanc and a Pinotage, were well received during this South African inspired lunch created by Chef Craig Cormack.

Liezel Malherbe, Anel Grobler & Maryna Strachan - Fleur du Cap unveils two new wines and winemaking team  Andre Morgenthal & Fleur du Cap Cellarmaster Wim Truter - Fleur du Cap unveils two new wines and winemaking team  Christian Eedes, Andre Morgenthal & Fleur du cap Cellarmaster Wim Truter - Fleur du Cap unveils two new wines and winemaking team  Christoff de Wet & Marika Truter - Fleur du Cap unveils two new wines and winemaking team  

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

Total sales at this annual showcase of South African wines amounted to more R11,8 million with unexpected record prices for both red and white wines.

Miles Mosop, Luvo Ntezo - Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction  Conrad Louw, Jessi Louw and Pierre Wahl - Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction  David Trafford, Charla Haasbroek, Xenia van der Meulen and Bettie Haasbroek - Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction  Etienne & Marcelle Le Riche and Rainer Kloos - Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction  

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Pongrácz 25 year anniversary

Working in close association with CAAM Gallery owner, Jean du Plessis, conceptual decor artist Alwijn Burger of Blomboy and Chef Steffen Olivier of The Chef's Bench, Pongrácz combined art, food and flower installations to take guests on a symbolic journey of the brand in a multi-levelled space.

Anel Grobler, Shanté Hutton & Maryna Strachan - Pongrácz 25 year anniversary  Christelle de Koker and Kelly Heinrich - Pongrácz 25 year anniversary  Jean du Plessis, Barbara Lenhard & Florian Gast - Pongrácz 25 year anniversary  Jeanri-Tine van Zyl & Leah van Deventer - Pongrácz 25 year anniversary  

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Klink Awards 2015

Now in its fourth year, the Klink Awards is partnering with the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency in the Western Cape, Wesgro.

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Eugene Yiga
Celebrating 250 years of Hennessy

Celebrating 250 years of Hennessy[Eugene Yiga] How did an Irishman and former officer in the army of King Louis XV create one of the finest French cognacs in the world? Finding the answer requires a 250-year journey back in time.

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Angie White
Signal your senses at the Cape Grace Hotel

Signal your senses at the Cape Grace Hotel[Angie White] Situated at the iconic Cape Grace Hotel, Signal Restaurant offers an elegant and warm dining experience within the bustling V&A Waterfront surrounds. The ambience is tranquil and sophisticated, and the service is impeccable...

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Angie White
Distinguished dining at De Grendel

Distinguished dining at De Grendel[Angie White] A short 20-minute drive from the Cape Town CBD, tucked away in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town on the slopes of Tygerberg Hill, you'll find the understated and elegantly defined entrance to De Grendel farm.

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Jessica Taylor
Kevin Joseph brings Durban curry to Cape Town 'and all'

Kevin Joseph brings Durban curry to Cape Town 'and all'[Jessica Taylor] As part of the Red Carnation's annual Guest Chef Series, and to showcase that Indian cuisine can be more than just a curry in a hurry, a bunny chow or biryani, Kevin Joseph, Executive Chef of The Oyster Box in Umhlanga was recently in Cape Town to present an Indian feast at its sister Azure Restaurant.

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Eugene Yiga
Abalone House launches 'brandy bar'

Abalone House launches 'brandy bar'[Eugene Yiga] "I'm delighted to be here," said Christelle Reade-Jahn, Director of the South African Brandy Foundation. "It's such a special evening, bringing together everything that's good in South Africa: good company, excellent conversation, fantastic brandies, and one of the best chefs in the country."

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