Posts – Food & Wine

Guys vs girls weekends –  the best according to travel bloggers

  • 02 September 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen

What are your favourite guys or girls weekend getaways? Here some of South Africa’s top travel bloggers share their favourite haunts for a guys or girls weekend.


Food for the road

Here are a few South African roadside treats that are worth pulling over for ...


Rooibos tea – proudly South African

  • 20 August 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Rooibos tea is uniquely South African and was discovered in the beautiful Cederberg in the Western Cape by Khoi and San people more than 300 years ago.


Franschhoek's Bacon Pop-Up Bar is coming to Joburg

  • 18 August 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

Pop-up restaurants are all the craze around South Africa and have proven to be a great alternative to traditional dining in mainstream restaurants.


Fine art and wine at Saronsberg Cellar, Western Cape

  • 14 August 2014 by Desireé Haakonsen

Saronsberg Cellar is one of the most recognisable wine estates in the Cape Winelands, not least for its beautiful collection of art.


eClare chocolaterie brings flavour and flair to Pietermaritzburg

  • 06 August 2014 by Christine Marot

Creative duo Clare O’Neill and Gail Randelhoff worked together in the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Psychology before combining their creativity to launch a bespoke chocolaterie.


Food, friends and new tastes at the Good Food & Wine Show

  • 02 August 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

The Good Food & Wine Show is BIG on the South African culinary calendar. It brings cooks, foodies and professional chefs together under one roof for a spectacular weekend of culinary delights.


Riding the crest of a craft-beer wave

  • 29 July 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

Whether it’s a new gastropub, bottle stores selling local craft offerings and imported European ales, or even new breweries cropping up at a rapid rate around the country, the South African beer palate is evolving and savvy entrepreneurs are taking note.


Franschhoek's Mystery Weekends – the perfect getaway

  • 28 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns

A weekend of bliss is on the cards for romantics and food and wine lovers, with two Franschhoek Mystery Weekends on the horizon. One is at the tail-end of winter and the second at the end of September, when it’s still cold enough to snuggle up yet warm enough to take an amble through the town.


Photo essay: The Test Kitchen, Cape Town

Luke Dale-Roberts is one of South Africa’s top chefs. His restaurant, The Test Kitchen, was recently voted 48th best restaurant in the world on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Here we celebrate his creativity in mouth-watering visuals.