Posts – Food & Wine

Hayden Quinn's South African cooking adventure

Hayden Quinn is a cook, a marine biologist and an adventurer who owes his fame to the 2011 series of MasterChef Australia. His most recent project has been a 10 000km, seven-week tour of South Africa while filming a new culinary series, Hayden Quinn South Africa.


South Africa's local markets

  • 14 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

There are a number of fantastic markets to choose from in South Africa. Some are informal, happening beachside or near popular tourist attractions, while others are more formal markets in buildings.


The road less travelled: Exploring South Africa solo

  • 13 July 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

For many, the thought of travelling alone can be quite daunting, especially when going to unfamiliar places. But the reality is you shouldn’t be afraid of travelling solo in South Africa. In fact, you should add it to your bucket list right now.


Find Africa in Cape Town

  • 12 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns and Stuart Buchanan

Cape Town may be on the south-western tip of Africa, but it is home to people from all over the world’s second-most populous continent.


Celebrate Bastille Day in Franschhoek

Franschhoek seldom needs an excuse for a festival, but one of its favourites is its Bastille Day celebration, now in its 21st year.


South Africa's favourite township dishes

  • 06 July 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

South Africa’s townships are alive with music, art and history, as well as a wide variety of tasty dishes. Why not treat your taste buds?


Hungry in Johannesburg? Try these vegan/vegetarian restaurants

  • 28 June 2014 by Kate Rau

From large, airy eateries that offer vegan buffet lunches of truly epic proportions, to quaint coffee shops that specialise in dairy- and egg-free sweet treats with steaming cups of chai, South Africa’s City of Gold caters to many a fine vegan and vegetarian palate.


Grand White Dinners in South Africa

  • 26 June 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

If a picture is indeed worth a thousand words, then an aerial shot of a Grand White Dinner would reveal a lot.


Watching the FIFA World Cup in Cape Town

We suggest heading out to find a pub or restaurant in Cape Town to watch the FIFA World Cup on a big-screen TV – preferably somewhere warm, with friends and family.


Wilson’s Wharf: Relaxing in Durban harbour

  • 24 June 2014 by Christine Marot

As the sun sets over Durban, there’s nowhere more picturesque to socialise with friends than at Wilson’s Wharf.