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Food to get excited about at The Pot Luck Club

The Pot Luck Club is in the hip part of Woodstock called The Old Biscuit Mill. A glass lift with views of the mountain whisks you up to the sixth floor where Chef Luke Dale Roberts serves up amazingly innovative food in tapas-style sharing plates. Dishes are divided into flavour profiles, so you have five sections […]

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Lunchtime heaven at glorious Jordan

This was my fourth visit to Jordan, a restaurant and wine farm set deep in the heart of the Cape Winelands. As we approached our destination, further and further off the beaten track, a sense of excitement and anticipation built up in me. The views are stupendous, the restaurant stylish and then there’s the menu…it’s both easy […]

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Our newest local in Sea Point: NV-80

It’s always a joy to have good restaurants on your doorstep. And in Sea Point in Cape Town, the main road is buzzing with a range of places to eat. Five minutes walk away from where we’re staying is a newly completed shopping centre called The Point. Gleaming tiles and shiny windows welcome you and there are […]

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The charm of a cafe in Scarborough

For me, the word Scarborough conjures up images of parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme in the words of the song Scarborough Fair, famously sung by Simon & Garfunkel. It’s also a charming English holiday resort on the North Sea coast in North Yorkshire with a population of just over 61,000. And then there’s the unspoilt village […]

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A food adventure at Foliage in Franschhoek

A trip to Franschhoek in the beautiful Cape Winelands means some serious decision making. Most importantly – where to book for dinner. This year it was made easier for me because there’s a new restaurant I’ve been dying to try. Foliage is set on Franschhoek’s main street and is the baby of chef Chris Erasmus who used […]

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An amazing food and wine pairing at Rupert & Rothschild

Time for a trip to Franschhoek. This beautiful town deep in the Winelands is known as the food and wine capital of South Africa (more of that later). And the drive there offers all sorts of possibilities for lunch stops with so many vineyards and restaurants to choose from. My advice – don’t plan, just […]