Posts – Food & Wine

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.


Map your braai across South Africa

  • 26 December 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

There are few traditions in South Africa as convivial as the act of cooking outdoors: your food of choice sizzles as it cooks, before you share the meal with family and friends.


Cape Town’s Rcaffé: Great food at a home away from home

  • 25 December 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Rcaffé is a charming coffee shop/restaurant in Cape Town that has a home-away-from-home feel, with a quirky décor and an ever-changing menu.


Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani: A jewel in Durban's Golden Mile

  • 21 December 2014 by Christine Marot (words and images)

Tsogo Sun has pumped R220-million into an ongoing upgrade and relaunch of two of the Durban beachfront’s top hotels, the Elangeni and Maharani.


Long Street Café – a Cape Town institution

  • 18 December 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Delicious chicken wings, cold beers and colourful cocktails are a recipe for success at the Long Street Café in Cape Town.


Royale Eatery: A world of burgers in Cape Town’s Long Street

  • 17 December 2014 by Lynnette Johns

From beef to vegan, the Royale Eatery offers some of the best burgers in Cape Town.


Farm Stall to Farm Stall

If you are intending to spend some of your time in South Africa on the road, and you’re looking for authentic places to eat, shop and browse, then an attractive, user-friendly book will guide you to exactly the right spot.


World-class whisky adds to Cape’s reputation

Most of us associate the Cape with great natural beauty, being a #1 tourist destination, Table Mountain, and, of course ... wine. But now a world-class whisky joins the list of natural attractions.