Posts – Food & Wine

Cape Town's city farm market by the sea

More than half of the world’s population now lives in towns and cities. For those who like to buy local and eat healthily, urban farming provides an ideal solution.

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Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival: #72hrsSoweto

September is a busy month on the South African calendar – along with it being Tourism Month and Heritage Month, the 11th annual Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival takes place.

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'Worldly exotic locations all rolled into the tip of Africa': top Cape Town wedding venues

  • 21 August 2015 by Rebecca Nattar

South Africa is fast becoming an international player in the exotic destinations arena. So we decided to get world-renowned wedding planner/guru Julie Killias, a fellow South African, to give us her expert opinion on some of the country’s top wedding destinations.

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River Bend Lodge at Addo Elephant Park

Situated within the Nyathi Concession of the Addo Elephant Park, South Africa’s third-largest national park, which is not open to the general public, this exclusive old colonial-style lodge with wide verandahs looks out to the Zuurberg mountains and far horizons.

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Bean there, sipped that

  • 12 August 2015 by Rebecca Nattar

Fancy a cuppa with a difference? Live coffee with these aromatic, delicious trips through KwaZulu-Natal’s coffee estates.

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5 things you may not know about The Oyster Box

  • 05 August 2015 by Christine Marot

With more than six decades of exceptional service under the belt, Umhlanga’s Oyster Box hotel needs little introduction. The establishment’s attention to detail and legendary status has kept generations of loyal guests returning over the years.

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Umhlanga’s Greedy Buddah – a tapas-tasting adventure

  • 29 July 2015 by Christine Marot

Directly opposite Umhlanga’s Gateway Theatre of Shopping on the first floor in Palm Boulevard, the Greedy Buddah is a busy, Asian tapas-style eating spot that’s deservedly drawing a lot of attention.

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Think inside the (27) box(es)

  • 28 July 2015 by Carina van Wyk

Tired of shopping centres that look identical and have the same big chain stores? Looking for unique clothing, home decor, art and food that won’t cost you an arm and a leg? Want to support entrepreneurs with small businesses? Then it’s time to see what’s going on at 27Boxes, a new shopping centre built entirely from shipping containers, in the trendy suburb of Melville in Johannesburg.

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Lunch in Cape Town for R50 or less

  • 21 July 2015 by Zimkhitha Sulelo

When on holiday, food and drinks can take a big chunk out of your budget – but not if you know where to eat. Without compromising on quality, we picked five Cape Town restaurants where you can enjoy lunch for less than R50.

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Madame Zingara’s The Celebration: a rabbit hole

  • 17 July 2015 by Quathar Jacobs

“Which way you ought to go depends on where you want to get to ...” wrote Lewis Carroll in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. And much like the 150-year old novel, Madame Zingara’s The Celebration is a rabbit hole, and “we’re all mad here”.

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