Archive for category: Eat & Drink & Wine

/ Aug 10, 2017 12:13 AM

Feastfox app launches in Cape Town

Feastfox, a spontaneous eating-out app, has launched in Cape Town, South Africa. Feastfox has been designed for those last minute, “let’s eat out” moments. The app includes a great lineup of top eating and drinking spots in Cape Town. Discover new spots on the slick map and image view and make your choice without the hassle of phoning around or waiting for booking confirmation. Making last minute reservations has never been easier. Most meals are spontaneous events that occur when the need arises. Whether it be the craving of a morning flat white, a healthy and scrumptious lunch between meetings or [&hellip

/ Aug 7, 2017 4:03 PM

Giorgio Nava opens 95 at Parks in Constantia.

Giorgio Nava, prominent chef-proprietor of Cape Town’s most respected Italian restaurants, has spread his uncompromising winning recipe and Milanese flair beyond the Central Business District with the opening of 95 at Parks in Constantia. If you are looking for authentic Italian food made from the best quality produce for an intimate dinner, a light lunch with friends, or a lazy Sunday family luncheon, 95 at Parks has it all. The third restaurant in his 95 Collection, 95 at Parks offers the same classically prepared, northern Italian fare as the original 95 Keerom which opened in 2003, with a few additional [&hellip

/ Jul 25, 2017 12:40 AM

Join Bottelary Hills for a Scottish Braai at its next Pop Up Lunch | South Africa

Chef George Jardine fans the flames for celebrated food and wine feast 27 August at Kaapzicht Wine Estate What on earth is a Scottish Braai? Join the Stellenbosch wine route of Bottelary Hills and acclaimed chef George Jardine for a special, fire-side lunch at Kaapzicht Wine Estate on 27 August to find out. Scottish-born Jardine takes centre-stage with wines from the unique region of Bottelary Hills at this second event in a trio of Bottelary Hills Winemakers Pop Up Lunches. Tables will be set around an open fire where Jardine will apply his culinary wizardry in this theatre of fine [&hellip

/ Jul 19, 2017 7:03 AM

Are you a cheese lover? Melt the cold away with Swiss Cheese Fondue at Eikendal Vineyards | 28th July

What better way to escape the chill of the Cape winter than a cosy evening with friends, a shared Swiss cheese fondue and exquisite wine at iconic Eikendal Vineyards. Owned by the Swiss family Saager, Eikendal is embracing the best of both worlds. Expect a rich mustard and ale infused Gruyère cheese fondue with an assortment of dipping delicacies to indulge in: steamed broccoli and cauliflower, chunks of piping hot potatoes, toasted olive ciabatta bread, hand-crumbed chicken strips, smoked pork ribs and oven grilled, soy marinated Portabellini mushrooms. The cost is R200 per person and includes a glass of Eikendal’s [&hellip

/ Jun 28, 2017 10:36 AM

A Seasonal Feast this Winter at Holden Manz Estate.

The Franschhoek Kitchen restaurant situated on the Holden Manz Wine Estate, Franschhoek recently launched their new Winter Menu and guests to this prestigious restaurant are in for a real ‘seasonal feast’ this Winter! Executive Chef, Ricardo Le Roux, is an artist in every sense of the word and when asked what the inspiration is for his recipes and culinary approach he replies with a smile saying that ‘I don’t know, my head is a weird and wonderful place, I get inspired by music, by people, by landscapes – I don’t get inspired by other recipes or chef’s but people in general, [&hellip

/ Jun 20, 2017 6:23 PM

Eikendal Vineyards 2017 Winter Pizza & Wine Pairing Experience

Winter has finally come and Eikendal Vineyards’ popular and unique Pizza & Wine Pairing is ready to delight food and wine lovers. What better way to battle against the cold Cape winter than to enjoy three thin-crust mini pizzas prepared by resident restaurant Cucina di Giovanni and paired with three of Eikendal’s finest red wines. The elegant Reserve Merlot 2015 with its peppery and blackberry notes, pairs beautifully with the Mac Mac: a combination of chorizo, olives, feta and avocado. The spicy Mexicana bolognaise, green pepper and chili pizza enhances the full, plump berry nuances of the beguiling Charisma 2015 [&hellip

/ Jun 6, 2017 10:11 AM

Sharing Sundays at Gabriëlskloof go Oo-la-la!

‘Pie-oneering’ bakes take centre stage on new winter menu When the celebrated restaurant at Gabriëlskloof Estate, situated outside Bot River, launched its winter Sharing Sundays last year, it unleashed a sensation. This year in addition to exciting changes, the darling menu format of gastronomes-in-the-know returns, now in a truly French tradition. Sharing Sundays is about shareable cuisine in the nostalgic tone of a traditional family feast. Embracing his inner Francophile this season, Chef Frans Groenewald has “gone French”, and specifically: French Farmstyle. Think cooking that is wholesome and bounteous; rich and saucy; flavourful and colourful; opulent and infinitely gratifying – [&hellip

/ May 31, 2017 8:19 PM

Haute Cabrière Restaurant gets ready for winter with a classic steak special, Feast on Sundays and Pop-up dinners in Gauteng, Durban and Pretoria.

Winter in the winelands is an exciting time, vines recover and prepare themselves for spring,  wood burns in cozy spaces, and menus get a hearty and comfort feel, to make venturing out in Franschhoek a warming occasion. Chefs Nic van Wyk and Westley Muller look to nostalgia for this winter’s menu, with comfort flavours and classic French technique, with an unmistakable South African flare.  ‘When the rain settles in, our palates change. As we look for wooly coats and add blankets to the couch, we also start to crave sustenance rooted in comfort and dishes to warm from within,’ comments [&hellip

/ May 30, 2017 8:16 PM

Book now for Delheim’s Jazz and Cheese Fondues

Escape the cold with a warm-hearted feast at famous Stellenbosch estate Now’s the time to beat the rush and book your seat at the fabulous Delheim Jazz and Cheese Fondues. Held every year for over a decade, the lingering lunchtime event’s cosy delights offer the perfect remedy to cold and rainy winter blues. The Jazz and Cheese Fondues take place from 25 June to 27 August this year, returning to Delheim’s snug and intimate underground wine cellar. It’s here that the cheese-pot lids come off, melting all resistance with piping hot Swiss-style cheese and melodic jazz tunes performed live by [&hellip

/ May 25, 2017 10:54 AM

Breaking News: La Petite Colombe set to open in Franschhoek | South Africa

Franschhoek – the world renowned and picturesque food and wine capital of South Africa, is abuzz with the imminent opening of the iconic La Colombe’s new La Petite Colombe, which is replacing The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français – an exciting new partnership with the owners of the stylish and luxurious Leeu Collection. Proprietor chefs and business partners, Scot Kirton (Eat Out Chef of the Year 2015) and Head Chef, James Gaag, will be directing a highly talented and select team, to honour the heritage of this fine venue, and marry it with the La Colombe magic. The Franschhoek [&hellip