Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Best Everyday Eateries - Western Cape

The 2017 Western Cape Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Best Everyday Eateries were unveiled at Mercedes-Benz in Century City on the 17 October.

Anelde Greeff - Eat Out, Clayton Mataranyika, Sam Mparaganda - SHIO  Brynn Felix,Kristina Felix, Jannicke de Villiers & Phil de Villiers  Jan Tomlin, Graham Oldfield and Shirley Muswema - Chef’s Warehouse and Canteen  Shirley Muswema, Graham Oldfield, Jan Tomlin - Chef’s Warehouse and Canteen, Anelde Greeff - Eat Out  

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Leigh Andrews
Quaffing oysters and bubbly in Hillcrest quarry

Image © Andre Beukes.
Image © Andre Beukes.
[Leigh Andrews] Cape Town locals and quite a few out-of-towners donned their boldest white-and-gold outfits and braved the wind this weekend to attend the Oyster and Champagne Festival at Hillcrest Quarry...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
The Union Bar launch

The Union Bar in Illovo relaunches with partner, Monkey 47.

Comfort Kwesta ( Radio 702) and friend  Blaine Dodds  Buhle Mbete  Charmaine Ramalope (GlamFoodie Blog)  

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Ruth Cooper
New Asian inspired seafood eatery Firefish opens at V&A

New Asian inspired seafood eatery Firefish opens at V&A[Ruth Cooper] It's not even been open a month, but the new East Asian inspired seafood grill eatery Firefish looks set to be the place to dine this summer season.

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Ruth Cooper
Foodies meet #Brewfood - Beerhouse launches new menu and food trend

Foodies meet #Brewfood - Beerhouse launches new menu and food trend[Ruth Cooper] Remember a time before craft beer? Strange to think that only a few years back, your local beer options were pretty much Castle or Black Label. Now beers come artfully packaged and flavoured with anything from cinnamon to pineapple...

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Ruth Cooper
#InnovationMonth: South Africa first with new Feastfox app

#InnovationMonth: South Africa first with new Feastfox app[Ruth Cooper] Feastfox, a spontaneous dining-out app, which recently launched in South Africa aims to take the hassle out of last minute restaurant hunting and booking. We got in touch with co-founder Stuart Murless for #InnovationMonth.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Steenberg wine launch

Steenberg launched a brand new range wines, Ruby, Stately and Sphynx, on the first day of Spring, 1 September 2017 at Bistro Sixteen82 at Steenberg.

Chanel Conradie, Daniel Blaauw and Janine Brink  John Chishimba  Stanley Zimbizi  Kobie Lochner, John Chishimba and Prosper Gundura  

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Leigh Andrews
Loving the lazy luxury of Franschhoek's Leeu Estates

All images © Leeu Collection.
All images © Leeu Collection.
[Leigh Andrews] Warmth, comfort and elegance are top of mind when I think back to our recent winter stay at Franschhoek's luxury gem of the Leeu Collection, Leeu Estates. It's the very definition of refined five-star relaxation where every whim is catered for, and more...

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Leigh Andrews
Far beyond the vanilla veil at the Velvet Cake Co

All images © Velvet Cake Co.
All images © Velvet Cake Co.
[Leigh Andrews] There are quite a few new cakes in town, featuring everything from creamy pastel ripples to velvet drip and silver-rimmed chocolate dreams. These completely out of the cake-box cakey creations can all be found at the Velvet Cake Co...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Cape Winemakers Guild showcases 2017 auction treasure trove

Wine lovers made their way to the CTICC to rub shoulders with winemakers and taste this year's Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction line-up of rare, individually crafted wine gems that will go under the hammer at Spier in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 30 September 2017.

Mandy Horwitz and Gina Mossman  Al and Bev Witten, Kim and Morne Cloete  Bertus van Niekerk, Carina Diedericks-Hugo, Coreen Scholtz, Esna Boshoff  Dela Atubra and Temi Stallings  

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Angie White
Sweet treats and creative eats - Tessa's Bakery opens in Cape Town

Sweet treats and creative eats - Tessa's Bakery opens in Cape Town[Angie White] On an ordinary Tuesday afternoon, the very extraordinary Tessa's Bakery opened the doors of its brand new store. The ‘Made like Mom's' bakery chose a unique location in Milnerton, Cape Town, opting to stay near to the loyal client base they've built up...

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Leigh Andrews
Savouring Giorgio Nava's new Italian Experience at 95 at Parks

A tiny taste of what to expect from Giorgio Nava's new Italian Experience at 95 at Parks.
A tiny taste of what to expect from Giorgio Nava's new Italian Experience at 95 at Parks.
[Leigh Andrews] A lucky selection of Cape Town's foodie set smiled and soaked up some winter's sunshine in the leafy green-themed conservatory at 95 at Parks in Constantia, before being served flutes of deliciously dry Prosecco and snack bowls of steamy squid and calamari...

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Leigh Andrews
Smile for local artisans and #SayCheese!

A scene from last year's Say Cheese Fair.
A scene from last year's Say Cheese Fair.
[Leigh Andrews] If you're still fixated on yellow cheese and your favourite four varietals are cheddar, gouda, mozzarella and feta, best you visit the Say Cheese Fair later this year...

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Eugene Yiga
Escape to Tintswalo Atlantic Hotel this Winter

Escape to Tintswalo Atlantic Hotel this Winter[Eugene Yiga] 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.

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

Newcomer Rare Grill in Kenilworth named best steakhouse in SA[Jessica Tennant] Newcomer of the Year in The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships, Rare Grill in Kenilworth was also named the Steakhouse Champion for 2017...

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Leigh Andrews
Angelic stay at Angala Boutique Hotel

All images © Angala.
All images © Angala.
[Leigh Andrews] Everything whispers of peace and tranquillity at Angala Boutique Hotel and Guest House, just outside of Franschhoek.

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Juanita Pienaar
Exploring Rémy Martin's Eau-de-Vie

Vusa Zaya, Rémy Martin brand ambassador
Vusa Zaya, Rémy Martin brand ambassador
[Juanita Pienaar] 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...

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

Learn about whisky at Ginja Restaurant's Whisky Wednesday evenings[Eugene Yiga] 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.

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Ruth Cooper
#CSIMonth: Cultivating a culture of food sharing

#CSIMonth: Cultivating a culture of food sharing[Ruth Cooper] 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...

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Ruth Cooper
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[Ruth Cooper] 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.

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