Leles African Cuisine taps into virtual restaurant trend
Leles African Cuisine taps into virtual restaurant trend

The food industry is changing, with some restaurant owners forgoing physical retail spaces and instead opting to trade solely online. The business model of these 'virtual restaurants' often means reduced overheads and therefore increased chances of success.

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Cape Town's top artists to perform at CT festive lights switch-on event
Cape Town's top artists to perform at CT festive lights switch-on event

The City of Cape Town has unveiled the performance line-up for the annual Cape Town festive lights switch-on open-air event. The switch-on event will be held at the Grand Parade and surrounding streets in the CBD on 3 December 2017.

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Warrick Gautier on Fabiani's foray into womenswear
Warrick Gautier on Fabiani's foray into womenswear

Suiting and tailoring brand Fabiani, established as an exclusively menswear label for nearly forty years, has broadened its focus to include women's fashion. The launch of Fabiani Women marks the beginning of a new era for the brand, the pioneer behind the new collection none other than acclaimed local designer Warrick Gautier.

2 days ago

2017 AFRIMA winners announced
2017 AFRIMA winners announced

The winners of the 2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) were announced on 12 November 2017. The fourth annual AFRIMA awards ceremony was hosted by Akon and Sophy.

2 days ago

New season, new head chef for Societi Bistro
New season, new head chef for Societi Bistro

Societi Bistro has long been a favourite of mine, so with the appointment of a new head chef, Robert Giljam, I had to confirm that my old favourite still offered all the greatness I have come to love. I was not disappointed.

By Angie White 2 days ago

National Cape Antique Fair comes to Cape Town
National Cape Antique Fair comes to Cape Town

The National Cape Antique Fair will be taking place at The Great Cellar, Alphen Estate in Constantia from 17 to 19 November, and calls on antique collectors and the general Cape Town public to bring along their valuable items for appraisal by experts.

3 days ago

Wavescape unveils female-centric line-up
Wavescape unveils female-centric line-up

This year, the Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival will focus on women in its ocean-conscious event line-up. From 20 November to 10 December 2017, Wavescape will showcase the talents of female scientists, artists, photographers, and activists who use the ocean as their muse to advocate change

3 days ago

Behind the Eat Out Awards - Q&A with Abigail Donnelly
Behind the Eat Out Awards - Q&A with Abigail Donnelly

One of the biggest South African foodie events on the map, the 2017 Eat Out Mercedes- Benz Restaurant Awards will be recognising the best local restaurants and chefs this coming Sunday, 19 November at GrandWest in Cape Town. We got in touch with head judge Abigail Donnelly to chat about the new Oscars inspired direction, the addition of 10 more nominees, and food trends.

By Ruth Cooper 3 days ago

#MusicExchange: Billy Monama
#MusicExchange: Billy Monama

Band leader and guitarist, Billy Monama has just released his debut album Rebounce - the album plays like his auto-biography and tells of various significant landmarks in his life.

By Martin Myers 3 days ago

SA's Wezart helps African artists sell to world
SA's Wezart helps African artists sell to world

South African art and fashion marketplace Wezart is helping African artists and designers sell to the rest of the world via its e-commerce platform.

By Tom Jackson 14 Nov 2017

Best Restaurant - Durbanville Hills in the Winelands
Restaurant Week 5 Year Anniversary awards best performing restaurants per region

With 774 reviews in total, including ratings for cuisine, service and ambience, the Restaurant Week celebrated its fifth-anniversary edition, which saw over 15,000 guests make their way to the 100 participating top restaurants.

13 Nov 2017

Incubus announces first SA tour in Cape Town, Pretoria in February 2018
Incubus announces first SA tour in Cape Town, Pretoria in February 2018

Alternative rock band, Incubus has announced its first South African tour in Pretoria on 24 February at the Voortrekker Monument, and in Cape Town on 28 February 2018 at the Green Point A Track. The Californian rockers released their eighth album this year, 8 and are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their first major label album, S.C.I.E.N.C.E with a world tour.

13 Nov 2017

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Plant-based diet a mega 2018 trend. Restaurants need to adapt and diversify

The plant-based lifestyle is set to be a mega trend for 2018 with a host of celebrities, nutritionists, and millennials advocating the benefits of a plant-based diet.

13 Nov 2017