Posts – Food & Wine

Ficksburg: Cherry capital of the world

  • 14 January 2015 by Christine Marot

Ficksburg is the country’s largest cherry-producing region, a fact proudly celebrated during the town’s annual Cherry Festival.


​The taste of the Bo-Kaap

  • 10 January 2015 by Caroline Smith

Possibly the best way to experience Cape Town’s historical Bo-Kaap district is through its food ...


Cool down this summer: Some great South African ice cream options

  • 07 January 2015 by Lynnette Johns

As the hot sun beats down, cool down with delicious ice cream. We found some delicious creamy goodness, across South Africa.


Keeping it natural: The Bryanston Organic & Natural Market

  • 06 January 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

Johannesburg’s reputation as South Africa’s economic centre might conjure visions of a concrete jungle, but its abundance of trees means that it’s also recognised as one of the most wooded cities in the world. Areas like the Bryanston Organic & Natural Market are a testament to the green values that many in the city share.


Lunch at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards – a mouth-watering story

  • 06 January 2015 by Kate Rau

Head to Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards in Franschhoek, Western Cape, for a day of food, wine and fun.


Cool brunch spots in Durban

  • 01 January 2015 by Christine Marot

Chic and original coffee shops are popping up in and around Durban’s more trendy addresses. We’ve listed some favourites that are guaranteed to take the edge off your appetite and put an end to caffeine craving ... for a while, at least.


Maboneng Precinct: Really cool

  • 31 December 2014 by Roela Hattingh

The Maboneng Precinct, an urban neighbourhood on the east side of the Johannesburg CBD, is a fully fledged thriving community of about 500 residents and is home to independent retail, restaurant and entertainment venues, as well as loft apartments, offices, a hotel, a museum and creative factory spaces.


Fast zipping to slow sipping – Elgin has it all

  • 30 December 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen

Next time you’re looking for a getaway, remember that Elgin in the Western Cape has something for everyone – whether you like your weekends fast or slow.


Nottingham Road – a slice of English countryside with a South African flavour

  • 28 December 2014 by Christine Marot

Favoured as a romantic getaway, wedding venue and blissful country escape, Nottingham Road provides easy access to KwaZulu-Natal’s Midlands Meander arts-and-crafts route, fine cuisine, outdoor activities and beautiful scenery.


Masala Dosa: A taste of India in Cape Town's Long Street

  • 27 December 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Masala Dosa gives you a taste of Bollywood, and contemporary India, in the heart of Cape Town’s Long Street.