Kirstenbosch Gardens

Living Kaleidoscope: Kirstenbosch Gardens, Cape Town’s very own Garden of Eden.

It is typically my advice to anyone travelling to a foreign country to pay a visit to its national botanical gardens, should it have one. Even though these displays of natural beauty have been...
Natural Herbs & Spices unveils Smoothie Booster range

Natural Herbs & Spices Unveils Smoothie Booster Range

South African health food specialist, Natural Herbs & Spices has launched an innovative range of smoothie boosters with a Rooibos matcha base and functional ingredients, to elevate the nutritional value of your favourite smoothie,...

Franschhoek, Besides Food and Wine

Franschhoek, the French Corner, is a veritable capital of fine food and wine in the Cape. Any visit to this resplendent vineyard-carpeted valley typically involves a hedonistic amount of both, delivered in gastronomic multi-courses...
Test Kitchen

The Test Kitchen Withdraws From South Africa’s Eat Out Awards

Respected chef and restaurateur Luke Dale Roberts has announced that he will withdraw his globally acclaimed restaurant The Test Kitchen from consideration for the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards with immediate effect. Since opening in Cape...

Christmas Shopping Directory – Stuff In Jars, Or Not!

The perfect gift is one that is suitable for all types of taste, looks gorgeous and doesn’t break the bank. That’s what makes stuff in jars so ideal for that unique gift this Festive...
Oysters & Bubbly at Grande Provence

Oyster & Bubbly Happy Hour all summer at Grande Provence

Satisfy your oyster and bubbly craving any day of the week this summer during Happy Hour between 17h00 and 18h00 at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek. Served al fresco at just R10 an...
Mont Rochelle Miko Restaurant

Mont Rochelle appoints Arek Witaszek as Executive Head Chef

Virgin Limited Edition’s South African Hotel & Mountain Vineyard Mont Rochelle, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Arek Witaszek as its new Executive Head Chef. Arek joins the team at Mont Rochelle after holding...

Events in Cape Town in December 2019

Quoin Rock Masterclass & Tasting Journey Gåte at Quoin Rock offers guests a new hands-on, interactive, molecular masterclass and paired six-course tasting journey. Lead by Head Chef Nicole Loubser and her team of 10 culinary...
Truth After Dark

It’s Truth. After Dark Smullekker Nostalgic Local Cuisine at Cape Town’s Sexiest Café

Typically, when writing about some restaurant dining experience, I have to scratch my head over a unique angle of attack so that it doesn’t read as just another food or wine blog. I like...

Reinventing Monneaux

Acclaimed Franschhoek restaurant announces transformation towards conscious dining, headed up by new, young-gun Executive Chef. In the heart of Franschhoek - lauded internationally as South Africa’s “culinary capital” -  the acclaimed Monneaux Restaurant, adjacent to the...