Food & Drink

Alluvia Boutique Winery

If you’re anything like I was a month ago, you might not even know that boutique wineries exist. Surely a vineyard has to be absolutely massive to produce enough wine to…

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Knysna Oyster Festival

The Western Cape might be in the grip of winter, but for 10 days at the beginning of July, Knysna heats up with one of the year’s highlights – the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster…

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Flying the Flag in London

We speak ‘wiff’ a strange accent but we’re not Australian. We like our soccer (not football), rugby and ‘pap en wors’; we also have a strong presence in the United…

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Great lunch spots in Woodstock

Woodstock is famous for being the slightly dishevelled neighbourhood that’s home to the Neighbourgoods Market, aka The Biscuit Mill, Cape Town’s favourite spot…

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Pastis brasserie

One of the biggest challenges for any tourist or visitor to Cape Town is how to have an authentic experience amidst all the tourist-created experiences on offer. Or, in…

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The best calamari in Cape Town

Any time somebody tells me they’ve found the ‘best’ of anything, I have to try it out. That said, I don’t exactly trust opinions. It took me quite some time to narrow…

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