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Cape Town welcomes first-ever pintxos bar
Cape Town welcomes first-ever pintxos bar

Sotano in Bree Street recently opened a pintxos bar serving elevated bar snacks for the after work crowd...

By Ruth Cooper 18 Mar 2019

What to expect from Allée Bleue's #MayDayMeander
What to expect from Allée Bleue's #MayDayMeander

This March, a select group of bloggers attended the #MayDayMeander media day at Allée Bleue in Franschhoek...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Mar 2019

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Entries open for S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2019/20 competition

South African chefs, David Higgs, Angelo Scirocco and Vusi Ndlovu share their experiences with the competition and shares advice for young chefs preparing to embark on this global gastronomic journey...

12 Mar 2019

Making a good kitchen great with La Colombe's James Gaag
Making a good kitchen great with La Colombe's James Gaag

At the mere age of 29, La Colombe Executive Chef James Gaag has already established a name for himself in the restaurant industry...

By Robin Fredericks 11 Mar 2019

Womxn in Food - FOOD XX: Honouring the game changers and supporting the startups
Womxn in Food - FOOD XX: Honouring the game changers and supporting the startups

The inaugural Womxn in Food - FOOD XX Awards and Symposium took place at Jetty 5 at the V&A Waterfront on the 12 February 2019...

By Ruth Cooper 26 Feb 2019

11 of South Africa's best shisa nyama spots
11 of South Africa's best shisa nyama spots

Since the OG of it's time, Mzoli's in Gugulethu, the shisa nyama kasi culture, has been gaining steadfast momentum. Here is 11 of the finest in Cape Town, Joburg and Durban...

25 Feb 2019

Will 2019 really be the year of the vegan?
Will 2019 really be the year of the vegan?

The Economist recently declared 2019 'The Year of the Vegan'. There can no longer be any doubt that veganism, and the embracing of a greater plant-based diet, is going mainstream...

By Tammy Fry 21 Feb 2019

Gibson's fat-free apple, lime and mixed berries shake; Rolls Royce 'the ultimate' burger; and Red Velvet Neopolitan Freek shake.
Instagrammers, don't miss the slurp-worthy shakes and picture-perfect burgers at Gibson's

Seated at one of the best tables an Instagrammer could ask for at the V&A Waterfront, with a view over both the harbour and across the Cape Wheel to the lightly-clouded Table Mountain, Gibson's Gourmet Burgers and Ribs is an Instagrammer's dream location...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Feb 2019

Naughty and nice treat trends
Naughty and nice treat trends

Sometimes we all need a little "me time", a small treat to look forward to at the end of a long day or a hard week, or (what is set to be) a gruelling year...

By Bronwyn Williams 19 Feb 2019

Wolfgat crowned Best Restaurant of the Year at World Restaurant Awards
Wolfgat crowned Best Restaurant of the Year at World Restaurant Awards

#NEWSWATCH: Paternoster-based restaurant Wolfgat was named The Best Restaurant of the Year at the inaugural World Restaurant Awards, which was held in Paris on 18 February 2019...

19 Feb 2019

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The Palace's rooftop garden boasts rare veggies

Given the glitz and extravagance of Sun City, the rooftop of The Palace hotel is an unlikely place of a veggie garden, but that's exactly what it is...

15 Feb 2019

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Africa's Travel Indaba 2019 dates brought forward

The 2019 Africa's Travel Indaba will take place from 2-4 May 2019 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban...

13 Feb 2019

Winners of the women in food FOOD XX Awards announced
Winners of the women in food FOOD XX Awards announced

In celebration of women in food, Studio H and Eat Out held the very first FOOD XX Symposium and Awards on 12 February 2019...

13 Feb 2019

Uber Eats reveals most popular foods among South Africans
Uber Eats reveals most popular foods among South Africans

Uber Eats shares the most popular foods among its South African users for 2018, and the food trend it predicts for 2019.

29 Jan 2019

In review: Matt Manning's new Grub & Vine
In review: Matt Manning's new Grub & Vine

Chef Matt Manning recently opened up his first official restaurant, Grub & Vine, a bistro-style eatery in the foodie mecca of the Mother City, aka Bree Street...

By Ruth Cooper 23 Jan 2019

Luke Dale-Roberts expands his culinary empire
Luke Dale-Roberts expands his culinary empire

One of the big winners at 2018's Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards was The Test Kitchen. Not only did the Cape Town restaurant rank second overall, but it also won the Eat Out Diners Club Award for Service Excellence...

By Eugene Yiga 21 Jan 2019

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What farmers can learn from restaurants

Wes Lefroy, an agricultural analyst from Rabobank Australia is joined by Paula Savanti, New York-based senior analyst for Consumer Foods discuss on how restaurants are implementing data in marketing, and how this affects their strategic and operational decisions...

18 Jan 2019

S.Pellegrino calls on young chefs pioneering gastromony for social change
S.Pellegrino calls on young chefs pioneering gastromony for social change

S.Pellegrino has announced the return of its S.Pellegrino Young Chef, a global culinary competition which facilitates access to the gastronomy community; enabling young talents to demonstrate their personal belief...

16 Jan 2019

Campbell's 6 defining food trends for 2019
Campbell's 6 defining food trends for 2019

Throughout the year, the chefs at Campbell Soup Company monitor the biggest food trends across the globe to compile Trendscape - a list of what and how you'll be eating in the coming year...

10 Jan 2019

The magical, relaxed luxury of La Petite Ferme
The magical, relaxed luxury of La Petite Ferme

Any stay in historic Franschhoek is almost guaranteed to be a win - more so at La Petite Ferme, just three minutes from the main road but a world away on the curve on Oliphants' Pass leading to the Middagkrans mountain range, with a dazzling view of the verdant valley of vines and Mont Rochelle nature reserve below. The dazzling start was just the beginning...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Jan 2019

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Growing demand for avocado extract to improve sales in 2019

Along with the health benefits, edible oil consumption and application in food and beverage and cosmetics industries, are just a few of the important fillips responsible for the rising consumption of avocado oil...

4 Jan 2019

Restaurant trends for 2019
Restaurant trends for 2019

It's time to begin thinking about the trends that will dominate the restaurant industry in the coming year. Toufic Akl, partner at Hodema Consulting Services, tells us what to look out for in 2019, as we sharpen our knives and forks in anticipation...

3 Jan 2019

Indochine's new menu is an Afro-Asian epicurean feast
Indochine's new menu is an Afro-Asian epicurean feast

The exquisite Delaire Graff Estate begs a visit for the views alone. But sample some of estate's wines or sit down for a meal at one of its restaurants, and you'll soon awaken some of your other senses...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Dec 2018

#NewCampaign: #EatingIsBelieving (what the customers say)
#NewCampaign: #EatingIsBelieving (what the customers say)

With the launch of its combos, RocoMamas took real-life testimonial tweets about the new offering and applied them to billboard sites across the country, including the Twitter handles of their customers...

By Jessica Tennant 19 Dec 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and Making it in Malta: My favourite diet
A South African's guide to moving to and Making it in Malta: My favourite diet

This week, we did what many South Africans do - we went out for a meal with friends. Turns out we were in tune with our 'supermaltese' powers as a new survey reveals that the islanders are Europe's keenest restaurant spenders (and consumers of hotel accommodation, but that's another story)...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 14 Dec 2018

The Shortmarket Club expands with The Commissary
The Shortmarket Club expands with The Commissary

At the recent Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards, The Shortmarket Club in Cape Town was ranked as one of the 20 best in the country...

By Eugene Yiga 12 Dec 2018

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#JiveTogetherTour: Cape Town food-pairing with a difference

You just can't escape the traffic in Cape Town, right? Sometimes you need to embrace it. That's just what the local media and influencer set did. In fact, we made a meal of it by waiting in the parkade of 44 Strand Street on Wednesday, 28 November for authentic Jive-branded minibus taxis to take us on a delicious tour of the city, with a difference...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Dec 2018

La Colombe ranked 6th in TripAdvisor's Traveller's Choice Awards
La Colombe ranked 6th in TripAdvisor's Traveller's Choice Awards

La Colombe in Constantia, Cape Town was placed sixth in TripAdvisor's list of the world's top fine dining restaurants for 2018 in the Traveller's Choice Awards...

5 Dec 2018

Supermodel Mala Bryan brings Afro-Caribbean cuisine to Cape Town
Supermodel Mala Bryan brings Afro-Caribbean cuisine to Cape Town

Caribbean supermodel Mala Bryan's new Afro-Caribbean eatery in Cape Town, the Kwéyòl Restaurant and Bar, is inspired by her childhood memories, growing up on the island of St Lucia'...

3 Dec 2018

5 restaurants with great views of Cape Town
5 restaurants with great views of Cape Town

Visitors to Cape Town are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining rooms with a view...

3 Dec 2018

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