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  • Stay in Shape with these healthy Juices at Crush Cafe

    Crush is an urban oasis situated in the heart of Cape Town on the bustling St Georges Mall. This gem of a fresh food cafe offers delicious healthy, and nutritious meals using the finest seasonal ingredients. Our commitment is to live to our highest potential and share bliss with everyone The cafe prepares raw, gluten […] More

  • Floreal at the Marianne Wine Estate

    I’m from Durban. Durbanites don’t like driving far. Driving from Atlantic Seaboard to the ‘burbs even freaks me out. So when I schlep (and I mean schlep) somewhere far, like Stellenbosch (gasp!), I want it to be an experience. Enter: Floreal at the Marianne Wine Estate This new bistro-chic style restaurant opened it’s doors in October. […] More

  • La Colombe Review and Klink Award Competition

    Go eat at La Colombe. Really. – The End – — This review could be just that. Feasting (yes, not eating) at La Colombe is truly a phenomenal dining experience, from the food and drinks, to the service, to the venue and its views. If you can afford to go – because let’s be honest, […] More

  • Dash Restaurant Review

    I normally preamble about something or other and then talk about the restaurant’s number of seats etc etc. I’m not going to. Why? The food was so freaking delicious, I want to tell you about it IMMEDIATELY. Dash Restaurant Review STARTERS Tempura Prawns // 115 At some restaurants these taste more tempura than prawn. And […] More

  • Bay Harbour Market Breakfasts

    When you’re at a market, you need to keep your energy levels up. Or at least, that’s what I tell myself. So keep yourself going with these coffee and tea merchants, sure to give you the boost you need. Plus, what goes well with coffee and tea? Pastries and all-day breakfasts, that’s what.  Bay Harbour […] More

  • Dinner with a view: ON19 at The Westin Cape Town

    Looking for a restaurant that offers cuisine with bold flavours, a chic atmosphere and panoramic views of the beautiful Mother City? Look no further. ON19, located on the 19th floor of The Westin Cape Town, is the ideal hotspot for an exclusive dining experience. The ON19 menu boasts a variety of dishes for every palette, […] More

  • Classic Winter Menu at The Mount Nelson

    Look at how much The Mount Nelson cares about whether you think their food is old fashioned:   That’s not a lot of care. Why? Because they know what they’re doing and they’re good at it. Plus, they do serve all the modern bits and bobs that diners could be looking for, both at Oasis […] More

  • Vegetarian Lunch Specials at Addis in Cape

    Calling all Vegetarians! If you are looking to try out a new restaurant during your lunch break, Addis in Cape should definitely be on your list. The restaurant provides you with a unique dining experience right in the heart of Cape Town. The owners strive to showcase Ethiopia’s rich history and traditions and have gone […] More

  • Grande Provence Executive Chef and Reuben Riffel invite you to dinner

    Franschhoek is coming to Cape Town as Grande Provence Executive Chef and Reuben Riffel invite you to dinner. This is a pairing not to be missed as Grande Provence Executive Chef Darren Badenhorst joins forces with Chef Reuben Riffel in Cape Town on Thursday, 25 June as part of the popular Reuben Invites 2015 series. Hosted […] More

  • Set Menu at Gold Restaurant

    I’m not a big fan of toursity things. I often find that whatever it is has been simplified and flavoured-down to please them foreign palates and generally, it’s a big, fat rip-off for South Africans. So when we were invited  to try the Set Menu at Gold Restaurant, I won’t lie – I wasn’t thrilled. But […] More

  • HQ Restaurant and Ken Forrester Fine Wining 27 May 2015

    The first Fine Wining went down a treat, and now it is time for round two. You can expect a mellow, elegant atmosphere brought to life by smooth jazz tunes of Ricky Botsis. And to eat? Well, an aperitif to get you going, followed by three iconic HQ courses, paired with a selection of Ken Forrester Wines. […] More

  • New Menu, New Look, New La Mouette

    I can’t believe that La Mouette has turned 5. It was one of the first restaurants I ever reviewed when we started this whole blogging thang, and it has been a joy to watch it grow from strength to strength. Last week I went to the big reveal of La Mouette’s 5th birthday refurb. I […] More

  • The Butcher Shop and Grill Review

    Vegetarians, avert your eyes. Actually, just close this page immediately… Have you done it yet? Come on now. No, really. … .. Well if you haven’t, it’s your own fault. This is all about MEAT, GLORIOUS MEAT. When I received the invite to The Butcher Shop and Grill, I had to play it cool. But […] More

  • Chicken Curry Recipe for Mother’s Day from Fleur du Cap

    Andrea Freeborough, who has been at the helm of Die Bergkelder in Stellenbosch since 2005, says that Mother’s Day means family time, especially now that the harvest is over. And one of her families favourite dishes is a Chicken Curry recipe she adapted from well-known South African satirist, Pieter Dirk Uys. The award winning Fleur du Cap […] More

  • Win a Spot to enroll in a Restaurant Management Course

    In SA, the restaurant industry is booming. Despite a nationwide slowdown in consumer spending, restaurants saw an impressive 10.8% rise in overall income last year. The trouble is, very few hospitality professionals have the functional competencies and theoretical knowledge you need to successfully manage a restaurant today. UCT and GetSmarter have teamed up to address this industry […] More

  • Matt Manning One Ingredient Olive Oil Menu

    A new month, a new dinner and cooking class from Chef Matt Manning. I’m gonna rewind a little in case you don’t know what One Ingredient is. This unique dining experience showcases the versatility of one carefully chosen ingredient over all four courses of the evening. After Matt gives a demonstration of each course, guests […] More

  • Galbani Cheese at the Galileo Open Air Cinema

    What’s better than watching a movie? Watching a movie at an open-air cinema. What’s better than watching a movie at an open-air cinema? Watching a movie at an open-air cinema with a picnic. What’s better than watching a movie at an open-air cinema with a picnic? Watching a movie at an open-air cinema with a […] More

  • Galbani Cheese at the SA Cheese Festival

    Galbani Cheese at the SA Cheese Festival

    Music festivals, wine festivals, chocolate festivals, and poetry festivals may be some people’s kinda thing, but for me, there is only one festival I need to be happy. CHEESE. And you can expect cheese. for. days. at the SA Cheese Festival taking place from 25 – 27 June at Sandringham Farm, Stellenbosch. Who better to […] More