Posts – Food & Wine

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”.


#TravelChatSA features South Africa's top romantic getaways

  • 16 July 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

Love was in the air during Wednesday night’s #TravelChatSA as South Africa’s travel community discussed which South African destinations make for the best romantic vacations.


9 food experiences to enjoy in South Africa

  • 13 July 2015 by Zimkhitha Sulelo

Yes, we have Table Mountain, the Big Five, pristine beaches, the alluring winelands and world-class airports ... but we also have food experiences as diverse as our Rainbow Nation.


Franschhoek’s avenue of blue: Allée Bleue

  • 08 July 2015 by Kate Rau

Experience herb and olive tasting and wine pairing in the heart of the Franschhoek Wine Valley.


Sir James van der Merwe bar wins Condé Nast Traveller Gold Standard

  • 06 July 2015 by Sarah Came

Every year the Condé Nast Traveller editors select the best bars in the world, adding them to the list of Condé Nast Gold Standard Bars. One of the bars to make the 2015 list is the Sir James van der Merwe bar in Kramerville, Johannesburg.


Cape Town’s Truth Coffee top of the world

  • 03 July 2015 by Zimkhitha Sulelo

Truth Coffee in Cape Town was recently listed first in an article on the world’s best coffee shops by The Telegraph in the UK.


10 days of fun at the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival

  • 30 June 2015 by Zimkhitha Sulelo

Over the years the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival has become one of the most popular events in the Western Cape.


Magical McGregor – a highlander's paradise

  • 30 June 2015 by Roseanna McBain

The sun slipping from a golden-hued valley, rose-ringed wine farms, organic goods made with love, and tangible local pride are all characteristics of the town of McGregor, found just off of the popular wine route of Route 62 in the Western Cape.


Fresh oysters, sushi and champagne at the Oyster Bar

  • 29 June 2015 by Christine Marot

Try the Oyster Bar at the popular Oyster Box Hotel in Umhlanga. Open from 7am to 11pm, the bar lends itself to teas with freshly baked scones during the daylight hours and post-work drinks or pre-dinner sundowners in the evening.


Something saucy at Mzoli's

  • 29 June 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Secret spices, sauces, freshly braaied (barbecued) meat, music and crowds of people all come together at Mzoli’s Meat for an unforgettable experience.