The Z Hotel, Zanzibar.

Tucked away in the northwestern corner of the Island of Zanzibar, you'll find the fishing village of Nungwi. With powder white beaches, palm trees and aquamarine water for miles, this side of the island has become a sort after holiday destination. With activities ranging from snorkelling, swimming with dolphins, visiting the turtle sanctuary or sunset [...]

2019-04-15T16:58:34+02:00April 15th, 2019|Experience, Travel|0 Comments

Steenberg champions a year of sustainable, traceable fish with ABALOBI.

One year after Steenberg’s popular Constantia eatery, Bistro Sixteen82 became the first restaurant to partner with ABALOBI, the small-scale fisher initiative supplying chefs with responsible and traceable fish, the enterprise has grown to over 100 Western Cape restaurants. Through the use of the ABALOBI app, Steenberg Executive Chef Kerry Kilpin works directly with fisherfolk who [...]

2019-04-11T09:48:43+02:00April 11th, 2019|Experience, Food|0 Comments

Abalone House and pool villas, Paternoster.

The seaside is always a perfect getaway, whatever the weather and this winter sees Abalone House, a five-star boutique hotel in the picture-perfect fisherman’s village of Paternoster, one and a half hours’ drive from Cape Town, providing the most indulgent winter comforts for its guests alongside its two exquisite 5-star Pool Villas. To celebrate this [...]

2019-04-04T08:41:09+02:00April 4th, 2019|Experience, Travel|0 Comments

The Restaurant @ Gabriëlskloof, Overberg.

It's back to the culinary "drawing board" for Gabriëlskloof Restaurant come the month of May when the popular Overberg destination switches its traditional à la carte offering to a hearty Blackboard Menu for winter delights. This is the perfect time to join the throng of diners-in-the-know who make a beeline for the Winelands eatery that's [...]

2019-03-18T15:23:14+02:00March 18th, 2019|Experience, Food, Wine|0 Comments

The Dark Horse, Kloof Street.

I am all about a good after work drink, even better when it involves some kind of bar snack or tapas. So when I heard about The Black Sheep's new little sister restaurant, The Dark Horse, I was first in line to give it a try. Cape Town is full of little hidden gems but this spot [...]

2019-03-12T10:54:47+02:00March 12th, 2019|Experience|0 Comments

The Seasalter Sauvignon Blanc, Groote Post.

Sauvignon Blanc has always been the standout varietal at Groote Post, the beautiful historic farm owned by the Pentz family and situated in the Darling Hills on the Cape West Coast. It was, therefore, fitting that a Sauvignon Blanc would emerge as the estate’s flagship white wine. The Seasalter is a beautifully composed complex wine [...]

2019-02-20T12:55:03+02:00February 20th, 2019|Wine|0 Comments
  • Salt Restaurant at Paul Cluver view out of the window

Salt @ Paul Cluver, Elgin.

With its home on the iconic Paul Cluver Wine estate in Elgin, SALT restaurant has all the fittings of a chic country eatery, whilst still remaining humble to its roots. Fine dining, with a focus on salt, has always been Chef and proprietor Craig Cormacks game with unique dishes designed to showcase various varieties from all [...]

2019-02-18T10:21:18+02:00February 18th, 2019|Food, Wine|0 Comments

Win a case of wine from De Krans.

Valentine’s Day (and the month of love) goes hand in hand with everything pink, and what better time to enjoy De Krans’ range of pink wines, namely the Cape Pink (a lighter port-style wine) and Pinotage Rosé 2018. You could win. Now is your chance to win a mixed case of De Krans wines. All [...]

2019-02-13T10:55:08+02:00February 13th, 2019|Wine|14 Comments