Avid foodie travellers can now turn their winter hibernation into a culinary exploration at the click of a button as Food Routes – an online express way to an amazing array of ‘wine, dine and recline’ adventures across South Africa – offers a smorgasbord of exclusive winter attractions en route to shake of the chilly blues.
“As if providing access to some of the country’s finest accommodation offerings and most memorable gourmet experiences via our interactive website and effortless online booking system is not enough, Food Routes goes the extra mile this season by offering its ‘visitors’ added winter-inspired adventures to perk up the palate and mood during their winter travels,” shares Riaan Kruger, co-founder of Food Routes.
The bespoke winter pleasures – which are on offer at some of Food Routes’ most prominent destinations –range from soup and sherry stops during game drives and a winter indulgence up the West Coast; to an art drive in the Mother City and a private cooking class in the beautiful Cape countryside. Destinations are luxurious by definition, and are vetted strictly before being invited to feature on the Food Routes site.
Food Routes Winter Specials
There are plenty of options to choose from, from homemade soups and roosterkoek at Kwandwe Private Nature Reserve, to a Cape Malay cooking course and spa experience at Majeka House in Stellenbosch and its Makaron restuarant. Some of Chef Rueben Riffel’s restaurants, such as Abalone House & Spa, are also included, as are a range of smart hotel and restaurant establishments in Cape Town and the Garden Route.
To plan and book your winter culinary travel adventure simply visit the Food Routes website for a fusion of some of the finest accommodation and gastronomic experiences in the country – all available at the click of a button. In addition to its handy map and route planner; chef chitchats; a blog, and its laser-beam focus on the best festivals and markets, the website also features a nifty Culinary Sensibility Identities (CSI) tool – an online evaluation process in which the traveller can compare and match his own unique culinary personality profile to that of a compatible destination.
If you are in the mood for a holiday with a difference , Food Routes might be the answer you’re looking for. Head to the website for more information. www.foodroutes.co.za