Posts – Food & Wine

Think inside the (27) box(es)

  • 28 July 2015 by Carina van Wyk

Tired of shopping centres that look identical and have the same big chain stores? Looking for unique clothing, home decor, art and food that won’t cost you an arm and a leg? Want to support entrepreneurs with small businesses? Then it’s time to see what’s going on at 27Boxes, a new shopping centre built entirely from shipping containers, in the trendy suburb of Melville in Johannesburg.


Lunch in Cape Town for R50 or less

  • 21 July 2015 by Zimkhitha Sulelo

When on holiday, food and drinks can take a big chunk out of your budget – but not if you know where to eat. Without compromising on quality, we picked five Cape Town restaurants where you can enjoy lunch for less than R50.


Madame Zingara’s The Celebration: a rabbit hole

  • 17 July 2015 by Quathar Jacobs

“Which way you ought to go depends on where you want to get to ...” wrote Lewis Carroll in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. And much like the 150-year old novel, Madame Zingara’s The Celebration is a rabbit hole, and “we’re all mad here”.


#TravelChatSA features South Africa's top romantic getaways

  • 16 July 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

Love was in the air during Wednesday night’s #TravelChatSA as South Africa’s travel community discussed which South African destinations make for the best romantic vacations.


9 food experiences to enjoy in South Africa

  • 13 July 2015 by Zimkhitha Sulelo

Yes, we have Table Mountain, the Big Five, pristine beaches, the alluring winelands and world-class airports ... but we also have food experiences as diverse as our Rainbow Nation.


Franschhoek’s avenue of blue: Allée Bleue

  • 08 July 2015 by Kate Rau

Experience herb and olive tasting and wine pairing in the heart of the Franschhoek Wine Valley.


Sir James van der Merwe bar wins Condé Nast Traveller Gold Standard

  • 06 July 2015 by Sarah Came

Every year the Condé Nast Traveller editors select the best bars in the world, adding them to the list of Condé Nast Gold Standard Bars. One of the bars to make the 2015 list is the Sir James van der Merwe bar in Kramerville, Johannesburg.


Cape Town’s Truth Coffee top of the world

  • 03 July 2015 by Zimkhitha Sulelo

Truth Coffee in Cape Town was recently listed first in an article on the world’s best coffee shops by The Telegraph in the UK.


10 days of fun at the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival

  • 30 June 2015 by Zimkhitha Sulelo

Over the years the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival has become one of the most popular events in the Western Cape.


Magical McGregor – a highlander's paradise

  • 30 June 2015 by Roseanna McBain

The sun slipping from a golden-hued valley, rose-ringed wine farms, organic goods made with love, and tangible local pride are all characteristics of the town of McGregor, found just off of the popular wine route of Route 62 in the Western Cape.