Eugene Yiga
The mother of all beer

The mother of all beer[Eugene Yiga] Motherland Brewers is serving up a selection of unique craft beers for the Cape Town crowd. Eugene Yiga spoke to owner Alitsair Kernick to find out more.

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Ruth Cooper
Three reasons to discover the Robertson Wine Valley

Three reasons to discover the Robertson Wine Valley[Ruth Cooper] I recently attended the Hands on Harvest festival in Robertson. Taking place over a weekend every year, the festival aims to promote the winemakers and farms of the area with multiple events, hands on activities and, of course, wine tastings.

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Leigh Andrews
Pocket-friendly midday meals at Catharina's at Steenberg

The new light lunch options at Steenberg Estate's Catharina's.
The new light lunch options at Steenberg Estate's Catharina's.
[Leigh Andrews] On a windy Cape March Thursday afternoon we chose to seat ourselves outside at a table for two instead of the sheltered inside, lifting the hefty wooden chairs in the hopes of finally spotting the owl family said to flit around the oak trees at Catharina's at Steenberg...

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Eugene Yiga
Behind the Kirton at Foxcroft Restaurant

Behind the Kirton at Foxcroft Restaurant[Eugene Yiga] For some people, careers are a conscious choice. For Scot Kirton, the award-winning chef behind La Colombe and Foxcroft, the love for what he does made it hard to consider anything else, writes Eugene Yiga...

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Leigh Andrews
Stomping good fun at the Muratie Harvest Festival

Stomping up a storm.
Stomping up a storm.
[Leigh Andrews] When your husband has to work the day of the annual summery Muratie Harvest Festival, all is not lost – you simply invite your parents to accompany you in his stead, as it's a rollicking day out hosted by the estate's current owners, the Melck family...

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Ruth Cooper
Elegant dining at the V&A's Life Grand Café

Elegant dining at the V&A's Life Grand Café[Ruth Cooper] If you're looking for refined bistro food in an artfully designed space with a flourish of stylish ambiance look no further than the recently opened concept restaurant, the Life Grand Café at the V&A Waterfront.

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Ruth Cooper
#DesignMonth: Eat your (he)art out with LionHeart

#DesignMonth: Eat your (he)art out with LionHeart[Ruth Cooper] Almost too pretty to eat, the cakes designed and created by “bake-tresses” and bffs, Nikki Albertyn and Karmen de Reuck, are true edible artworks. We got in touch with Nikki; confectionery queen and co-founder of online bakery LionHeart to chat delicious design for Bizcommunity's #DesignMonth.

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Ruth Cooper
Bigger and better plates for Dalliance's new menu

Bigger and better plates for Dalliance's new menu[Ruth Cooper] Kove Collection's Dalliance in the V&A Waterfront recently launched their 2017 menu which now boasts full portion dishes in addition to the previous tapa options.

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Leigh Andrews
Weekend relaxation, the Wellington way

Weekend relaxation, the Wellington way[Leigh Andrews] A few weeks into the work year, there's nothing more revitalising than a quick night away. That's just what we did when we were invited back to Wellington's Val du Charron. And the food at their new on-site restaurant, Piza e Vino? My goodness, the food...

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Leigh Andrews
Rocking burgers and shakes at Rocomamas

Rocking burgers and shakes at Rocomamas[Leigh Andrews] In a world where pretty much everything is digital, it's very satisfying to literally tick boxes and scribble an alias for your order, bringing an air of old-skool anonymity.

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Leigh Andrews
Summery flights of fancy at Catharina's

The dessert flight at Catharina's.
The dessert flight at Catharina's.
[Leigh Andrews] 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...

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Nina Timm
Labneh quiche for brunch

Labneh quiche for brunch[Nina Timm] Brunch originated in England in the late 19th century and became popular in the United States in the 1930s. It is a combination of breakfast and lunch and it is my favourite way of entertaining.

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Kim Lawrence
Popping in at the Park Inn

Popping in at the Park Inn[Kim Lawrence] Walking into the Park Inn by Radisson Blu was a highlight for me. Knowing that the hotel is eco-friendly and considers the environment was something to be proud of...

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Leigh Andrews
Gibson's ginormous gourmet burgers and shakes

Gibsons' new alfresco all-weather terrace dining enclosure.
Gibsons' new alfresco all-weather terrace dining enclosure.
[Leigh Andrews] 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...

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Leigh Andrews
Gorgeous bistro delights at Glenelly Estate

The Vine Bistro at Glenelly Estate.
The Vine Bistro at Glenelly Estate.
[Leigh Andrews] 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...

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Christmas leftovers

Christmas leftovers[Nina Timm] Christmas lunch in my family is a big event, not necessarily a grand event, but big, very big. Family comes from near and far, as well as dogs, cats and lots of noise!

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Nina Timm
Christmas cherry chicken

Christmas cherry chicken[Nina Timm] Cherry season is in full bloom and I simply cannot resist buying a punnet every time I set foot into a shop. Not only are they very photogenic, but there is something so extravagant in sitting with a bowl of chilled cherries.

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Leigh Andrews
Sampling Grande Provence's sensational sensory summer lunch 2016

Local tuna yukhoe. © Grande Provence.
Local tuna yukhoe. © Grande Provence.
[Leigh Andrews] "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."...

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Nina Timm
Gin and Tonic Lollies to welcome summer

Gin and Tonic Lollies to welcome summer[Nina Timm] These gin and tonic lollies are perfect as palate cleansers in between courses or something to cool you down next to the pool.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
2016 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of The Year Awards

On Saturday, 19 November, the winners of the Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year awards were announced at the La Residence hotel in Franschhoek.

Diners Club and Standard Bank Executives  2016 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of The Year Awards  Event MC - JP Rossouw  Lesego Chauke-Motshwane  

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