Tasting Stellenbosch: George Jardine Tempts Top Chefs To Offer Top Training In Fine Dining

Leading Stellenbosch restaurateurs and winemakers have launched an organisation that will provide training in hospitality industry skills, from front-of-house to kitchen and everything in between.


Wheels On Fire: Pete Goffe-wood: Rolling Down The Road To Paarl, Food Truck In Tow

Life never seems dull for Pete Goffe-Wood, who is about to start a new cheffy gig at Paarl?s Grande Roche, and whose new food truck is a gift.


Conversation Piece: A Bespoke Dinner With Glen Carlou, Unrecognisable Gordon And Forgetful Heidi

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When you?re hosting your own dinner party at home, you get to choose your company, but that invitation to a fancy dinner with a bunch of strangers ? that can go anywhere. You could have to sit through


Wolfgat, Reviewed: Paternoster?s Strandveld Food, From Shore To Plate

Wolfgat, and chef Kobus van der Merwe, are on every food-obsessed person?s lips. Websites and magazine articles proclaim his rise to fame. But who is this young man and what makes his food so unbeliev


Tequil-appeal: Jozi?s J Rabbit Tequileria Shoots The Breeze

Tequila ? the intense spirit which conjures nightmares of hangovers and bad decisions ? was not designed to be knocked back at bachelor parties. This under-appreciated liquor is finally getting the re


Crisis In Coffee Means Hipsters Could Lose Speciality Blends

The dramatic plunge in coffee prices has gotten so bad that it?s threatening to claim its next victim: the specialty blends used by fancy coffee shops and discerning home brewers.


Winelands Dining: A Touch Of Provence, Cape Style

The Heritage Tasting menu at Grande Provence in Franschhoek is a lovely example of how South African recipes handed down through generations can work well on the plate with companions and styles from


Bistros Go Local: Spekboom, Naartjies And Num Nums Take Centre Plate

Bistro fare celebrates African ingredients, from the familiar to the exotic, from springbok and warthog to num nums and Amarula, in a venture to make heroes of rural food in an urban environment.


Boland Dining: The Table (okay, Lawn) At De Meye

When travelling the Winelands in search of something delicious to nibble on, there is a plethora of choice at virtually every stop, so when we planned our trip to the area around Stellenbosch we were


Land Reform: Wine Farmers Apply For An Interdict Against Black First Land First Over Land Occupation

A number of farm owners in the Western Cape have banded together to lodge an interdict against Black First Land First (BLF) to prevent it from occupying their land. The political party has called for

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