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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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
2016 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards

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.

Eat Out Retail Capital New Restaurant of the Year - Glen Williams and Scot Kirton of Foxcroft with Karl Westvig of Retail Capital  Africa Melane and Naushad Khan  Belnori Phantom Forest, hibiscus, pollen and apple balsamic by Gregory Czarnecki of The Restaurant at Waterkloof  David Higgs Abigail Donnelly and Carianne Wilkinson the 2016 Eat Out Award Judges  

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Lauren Hartzenberg
SA's top vintners crowned at Winemaker of the Year Awards

Murray Barlow, Lesego Chauke-Motshwane and Pierre Wahl.
Murray Barlow, Lesego Chauke-Motshwane and Pierre Wahl.
[Lauren Hartzenberg] Suited gents and dolled-up dames gathered in the manicured grounds of La Residence hotel in Franschhoek on Saturday evening for the 36th annual Diners Club Winemaker of the Year Awards...

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Ruth Cooper
#EntrepreneurMonth: Fine dining fast food with Chefs

#EntrepreneurMonth: Fine dining fast food with Chefs[Ruth Cooper] 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.

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Ruth Cooper
Five reasons to visit the Breedekloof Wine Valley

Five reasons to visit the Breedekloof Wine Valley[Ruth Cooper] 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...

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Angie White
Tasty trendy tapas at Asoka

Tasty trendy tapas at Asoka[Angie White] Asoka is definitely one of the most unique restaurants I've been to. Located in the upper part of Kloof Street, this Eastern-themed sensation combines taste and sound to create a dining experience like no other...

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Leigh Andrews
Chic summer picnics, Allée Bleue style

Allée Bleue picnic 2016
Allée Bleue picnic 2016
[Leigh Andrews] On the road to Franschhoek, at the intersection of the R45 and R310, is the 200-hectare Allée Bleue Estate.

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Ruth Cooper
A taste of the new menu at The Kitchen at Maison

A taste of the new menu at The Kitchen at Maison[Ruth Cooper] The Kitchen at Maison has always been one of my top restaurants to make a drive out to, a perfect spot to take a group of friends for lengthy and lazy lunching.

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Louise Marsland
Time for tapas at Bistro 1682

Time for tapas at Bistro 1682[Louise Marsland] Steenberg Golf Estate restaurant, Bistro Sixteen82, has unveiled a new summer tapas menu with executive chef Kerry Kilpin, inspired by her recent odyssey to Barcelona and London to find inspiration and new flavours to bring back home.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Scottish Leader 12 YO Launch

Attended by whisky connoisseurs, media and influencers alike, the experiential evening kicked off with DJ Thando Thabethe rocking the decks.The evening came to a close with performances by Sketchy Bongo, Kyle Deutsh and Big Star.

Asanda Sizani, Siya Beyile & Anelisa Mangcu  Annie Raman & Wesley Borain  Cassandra Twala  Gemaén Taylor  

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Ruth Cooper
Leafy suburb sophistication at the Alphen's new Blanko

Leafy suburb sophistication at the Alphen's new Blanko[Ruth Cooper] Besides being one of the best cities in the world (so much bias), Cape Town is increasingly getting recognised as a top foodie destination; a veritable gallivanting gastronomer's dream city.

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Nina Timm
A smooth(ie) breakfast trend

A smooth(ie) breakfast trend[Nina Timm] Smoothie Bowls are such a breakfast trend at the moment and the health nuts are going crazy for them. Sites like Instagram, Buzzfeed and Pinterest are bursting with recipes and flavour combinations for smoothies.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
2016 Eat Out Everyday Eateries Awards: Western Cape

The Eat Out Everyday Eateries Awards for the Western Cape were announced on the 18 October at Mercedes-Benz in Century City.

Abigail Donnelly of Eat Out, Theshni Chellan of Mercedes-Benz and Aileen Lamb of Eat Out  Aimee and Ryan Josten of Karoux Restaurant  Best Coffee Shop: Meraki Cloe Visser, Melissa Adams, Corlandi Conradie, Tatum Morley-Saieva, Francois Zietsman  Best Indian Eatery: The Indian Chapter with Prim Reddy  

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Nina Timm
Banting Bobotie recipe

Banting Bobotie recipe[Nina Timm] Often when we decide to change our diet or try and adopt a healthier eating plan, our food changes from fab to drab...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
2016 Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

Leading winemakers, wine lovers and buyers watched records tumble at the 32nd Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction at Spier, in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands. Total sales at this annual showcase of South African wines amounted to more than R13,8 million with new record wine prices for red, white, Méthode Cap Classique and Port.

Norbert Bernitzke & Danie Steytler  Auctioneer Henré Hablutzel  Boela Gerber & Neil Ellis  Coenie Snyman & Andrea Mullineux  

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Ruth Cooper
Celebrate spring with the #StellaSessions

Celebrate spring with the #StellaSessions[Ruth Cooper] Flipping flip flops it's great to start feeling the first tendrils of spring start to unfurl in the Mother City - warm breezes and denim blue skies, I welcome you!

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Angie White
Gourmet garden dining at Kloof Street House

Gourmet garden dining at Kloof Street House[Angie White] Think Alice in Wonderland meets Masterchef - that's the best way to describe our experience at Kloof Street House...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Lumiere dinner-theatre experience

The Lumiere dinner-theatre experience ended on a high note at Nineteen Restaurant, Johannesburg, last night with an unplugged performance by MC, Mi Casa front man, J'Something, high-kicking Can-Can dancers and an exceptional menu paired with fine Courvoisier cognac.

Lumiere dinner-theatre experience  Lumiere dinner-theatre experience  Lumiere dinner-theatre experience  Lumiere dinner-theatre experience  

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