Posts – Food & Wine

The Karoo Food Festival in Cradock

There’s a growing fascination with creating and eating great food in the Karoo – witness the many excellent cookbooks on the subject. Now its first and second festivals are being planned…

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‘Chicnic’ time at Mount Grace

The Mount Grace Country House & Spa recently launched a menu of alfresco picnic options. This innovative dining option is appealing to guests who wish to make the most of a stay in the countryside, be they day or overnight guests.

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Get out there and smell (and eat) the fynbos…

Having met with success last year with the launch of a fynbos cooking tour, Sun International’s Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town is now offering two new packages: a five-course fynbos tasting menu; and a fynbos walking tour that includes the tasting menu.

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Alex Atala meets South African cuisine – and loves it

  • 05 March 2013 by Jermaine Craig

‘Not since Pele has the beauty and brilliance of Brazil been shared so magnificently. You are to food what Pele is to football.’ These were the warm words that paid Twitter tribute to Alex Atala moments after he presented for the first time at South Africa’s recent Design Indaba.

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Pass the poppadoms

South Africa is home to some wonderful Indian restaurants. Here’s a quick-glance selection of some great places for Indian dining.

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SeaFood (and eat it)...

The SeaFood at The Plettenberg restaurant has met with popular acclaim from locals and international tourists alike.

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My favourite Jo’burg eateries

Johannesburg – the City of Gold, where the streets are filled with bloggers, fashionistas, trendsetters and not-so-ordinary residents. Not only is it famous for its arts and culture, but also for the variety of bars and restaurants on offer.

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Karoo Kitchen: Heritage recipes and true stories

Sydda Essop’s fascination with food, people and social conditions led to the publication of a classic new cookbook: Karoo Kitchen.

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Sunday lunch at Mo & Rose

  • 11 February 2013 by Colin Ford

Travelling along the R60 between Robertson and Ashton, you could be forgiven for missing the sign to Klaasvoogds West. It’s entirely non-descript: a fading road sign at odds with the spectacular scenery of the Robertson wine valley in the Western Cape.

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Ten funky places to hang out

Got some time on your hands and need a place to relax and shoot the breeze? Here’s our list of 10 funky and fabulous places to do just that…

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