Posts – Food & Wine

Showcasing the City of Gold

  • 24 February 2014 by Mpho Lukoto

As the economic hub of South Africa, Johannesburg is rarely seen as anything more than the place where fortunes are made. But hidden behind the office buildings that dominate the skyline is a tourism paradise.

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The high life in Jozi

The guys from Dlala Nje give us another view of Johannesburg from Ponte City, one of Johannesburg’s most iconic buildings.

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Fun things to do in Plett (and surrounds)

Situated along the scenic Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay is one of South Africa’s prime tourist destinations, and both in season and out of season there are plenty of fun activities to do – from animal sanctuaries and organic markets to water sports and more on one of its many gorgeous beaches ...

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Dear Me Food World

Dear Me Food World is an all-day eatery, pantry and event space situated in Cape Town’s Longmarket Street. It’s a combination of all things beautiful on three levels ...

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Indulge your senses at The Orient

When I was first told of it, I cringed. A hotel built in the style of an exotic oriental palace in the middle of a nature reserve outside of Pretoria? I expected bling in the bush, or at best a poor lookalike. I couldn’t have been more wrong ...

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Shipwrecks and Shiraz

Hidden Valley recently released its new Shipwreck Shiraz 2009, and it’s definitely a wine with a story behind it.

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Truth Coffee – steampunk in the Mother City

Truth Coffee in Cape Town has been called ‘the best coffee shop in the world’. Here’s why ...

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A spot of Reuben for Christmas?

Chef Reuben Riffel’s new book, Braai – Reuben on Fire, makes an ideal South African Christmas gift.

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Unusual adventures in small-town South Africa

Jacques Marais’ latest book reveals lots of weird and wonderful adventures in South Africa’s small dorps (towns).

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The Hazel Food Market

The Hazel Food Market in Pretoria offers a great Saturday morning outing. Or how about a visit to its night markets for a fun night out?

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