Posts – Food & Wine

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.


Braamfontein: Places and spaces

There’s a major buzz in Braamfontein, and it’s all part of the regeneration of Johannesburg as a city where people live, work and play. Here’s our list of fun places to hang out ...


Swellendam for foodies

The Overberg town of Swellendam has become a popular rural retreat for urbanites and consequently is developing a culinary culture of note.


12 things to do in Franschhoek

Franschhoek lies in a beautiful valley, surrounded by mountains and vineyards. It’s known as the food and wine capital of South Africa, but there’s so much more to do in and around this lovely little town.


A taste of the spicy Cape

  • 19 June 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Spice takes on a different meaning in Paarl. Spice Route, an estate along the Paarl wine route, has developed into a delightful destination, with craft beer, artisanal chocolate and delicious wines on offer.


Sijnn – a winery close to the southern tip of Africa

On a stony plateau above the Breede River, close to Malgas in the Western Cape, is a tiny winery that is making an international name for itself.