Posts – Food & Wine

Fun farm-style restaurants

Nothing like farm life to get you into the rural spirit – here’s our choice of fabulous farm-style country restaurants.

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Evita’s Bossie Sikelela – a taste of small-town South Africa

Evita’s Bossie Sikelela is a truly South African cookbook, and a great Christmas present for anyone with a sense of humour.

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Coffee shops of note

These days, coffee is giving beer and champagne the boot when it comes to the popularity stakes. Here are some of pretty fine coffee shops to choose from.

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Celebrating Cape Town’s street food

The perfect stocking filler for those who love food and Cape Town (in that order) is Abundance: City Food from the Cape by Marlene van Der Westhuizen.

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A taste of the Klein Karoo

If you are heading for the Klein Karoo, near the Oudtshoorn area, keep an eye out for the Karusa vineyard in the village of Schoemanshoek, set against the Swartberg mountains.

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Interviewing Justin Bonello: The Ultimate Braai Master

Claudia Hodkinson chatted to Justin Bonello, host and author of the Ultimate Braai Master, and found out a little more about our braai universe, and, of course, his latest book.

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Wining and dining with Benny and James

A fun afternoon was held earlier this week when the Sandton Convention Centre hosted a delicious chef’s table, which delighted and enthralled diners.

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Eat your heart out

The annual 2012 Eat Out DSTV Food Network Restaurant Awards were announced on Sunday 25 November, highlighting the skills and talents of South Africa’s finest restaurant chefs.

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Village life

In Jo’burg, not everything is what it seems. Just a few weeks ago, luxury goods shop Croft & Co (in the suburb of Parkview) was transformed overnight into a great place for coffee and a few choice menu items.

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Deena’s place in the sun…

South Africans can now sample the dishes of MasterChef South Africa winner Deena Naidoo at Aarya restaurant in Montecasino.

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