Posts – Food & Wine

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.


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.