Grande Provence awarded 10 Year Fine Dining Award

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The Restaurant at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek took centre stage at the American Express Platinum Fine Dining Awards clinching a 10-year accolade for securing its place once again in the line-up of recognised Fine Dining restaurants in the Cape Winelands.
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Smarter Seafood Choices with SASSI

SASSI CoverSouth African people love seafood, it is part of our heritage and contributes to the livelihoods of many. Over the years, seafood in South Africa has also become ultra-trendy as it is deemed the healthier choice, is high in omegas and low in bad fats. However, we find ourselves at the tipping point where the seafood we love to eat, if not used in a sustainable way, may disappear. Our oceans and the resources are under ever-increasing pressures from, not only overfishing, but also climate change and increasing user conflicts over our marine resources. What many people don’t realise is, as a seafood consumer, they in fact play a pivotal role in how our oceans are managed and protected. Consumers can use both their voices and their spending power to influence the seafood products that are sold in restaurants, retailers, hotels and wherever else seafood is offered.

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Kosklets with Radio Tygerberg – Afrikaans Restaurant Reviews

Radio Tygerberg 104FM“Kosklets” is Radio Tygerberg’s new restaurant review program launched in October 2010 and is presented by Ingrid Venter (Radio Tygerberg presenter and business entrepreneur, currently also hosting “Tasse en Matrasse”) and Monique Strydom (one of SA’s sought after motivational speakers, philanthropist and well-known hostage survivor).

This 5 minute program will be broadcast on every Thursday at 17:15 during the station’s peak hour programming.

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established in 1993 and over the past few years it has grown into one of the largest and most successful Community Radio Stations in the country. Currently the station has 348 000 listeners, plus 50 000 internet listeners.
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A round up of Winter Specials

Winter tends to have us all hibernating, but if you’re getting a bit of the old cabin fever at this point, here is some good motivation to leave your cave: delicious food!

Here are some of the tempting Winter specials on offer at restaurants around the country: 
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Introducing the Eastern Cape restaurant scene

The Eastern Cape hasn’t historically had a reputation for its culinary scene, but that is fast changing with the influx of new and exciting restaurants around the province.

Here is a guide to some of the best new restaurants, cafes and bars in the Eastern Cape today:


Brioche Food & Coffee

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Raith Gourmet Fondue

Can you remember when last you had an evening of fondue? If ever? It was all the craze in the eighties and a highlight at so many social affairs. The love for fondue is slowly coming back as a fun to do between family and friends. On the 28th of May 2015 Raith Gourmet in High Constantia launched their new website and dinner service with free fondue, wine and gluhwein.

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Who’s in the mood for a Winter fondue?

There is no better time for a fondue than winter – after all, the Swiss have been using them to get through their blistering cold weather for over 400 years. A fondue is a perfect dish to linger over with family or friends during cold winter evenings and as an added benefit – it dirties only one lonesome pot in the making!

Here are some tips for making your own winter fondue:

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Durban’s foodie revival

Durban is fast becoming a foodie haven, and is teeming with new and exciting restaurants to delight the gastronomists out there.

Here is a quick guide to some of the new additions to the KZN culinary scene.


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Gabriëlskloof introduce their country inspired Winter menu

Gabriëlskloof Restaurant, the well-kept secret culinary hotspot of the Overberg which has been luring travellers along the N2 with unhurried lunch indulgences of hearty fare, has unveiled their new fantastic Winter menu.

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Happy Birthday StreetSmart South Africa!

StreetSmart, a community initiative that has raised nearly R10 million in partnership with restaurants for organisations effecting social normalisation for the country’s most vulnerable children, celebrates it’s 10th anniversary this year.

Melanie Burke, StreetSmartSA Chairperson with children from the TLC Outreach Project in Table View - Photographer Ravi Gajjar lr

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