[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.
[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.
The new light lunch options at Steenberg Estate's Catharina's.
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...
[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...
Stomping up a storm.
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...
[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.
[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.
[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...
[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.
The dessert flight at Catharina's.
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...
[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.
[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...
Gibsons' new alfresco all-weather terrace dining enclosure.
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...
The Vine Bistro at Glenelly Estate.
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...
[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!
[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.
[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."...
Local tuna yukhoe. © Grande Provence.
[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.