South Africa


Bruce Jack on the human & industry cost of Covid-19 in South Africa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

During the pandemic, exports of South African wine have been prohibited. The SA wine industry normally sells 50% of its production abroad. And domestic sales of alcohol are banned as well in an eff...

May 6 Live Webinar: Masters of Wine facing up to COVID-19

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

FREE live webinar. Registrations are required to secure your place. Four wine-producing Masters of Wine, from four countries, share the challenges they currently face during the pandemic. Fea...

CAPE TOWN again... what's new for 2019? Jo'Burg?

by erica 2 years ago

I will not be in the city until this coming October but since this board gets such light traffic, I figured I'd post now. I've been to TTK (will try to reserve again once reservations open up), P...

3 Days in Cape Town, SA

by bobiedobie 3 years ago

Heya Hounds, it's been a while since there was anything specific in Cape Town. Hoping to get a fresh set of recos, and see if there are thoughts on our overall plans so far: Day 1: Table Moun...

Johannesburg Restaurants

by erica 4 years ago

I will be in the City of Gold for about three nights this spring. I am staying at The Saxon and have booked Luke Dale Roberts place there. Looking for a great Portuguese place for grilled prawns...

Cape Town and around again

by granjan 9 years ago

I attached this on the last Ct post but no one responded so I'll try again. We are leaving in 2 weeks and I would love some food advice. No one has mentioned Ruben's who has restaurants in both CT ...

Capetown South Africa

by IPcook 5 years ago

Any suggestions for restaurants, particularly for dinner, in Capetown other than Tech Kitchen?


by IPcook 5 years ago

Any suggestions for dinner in Stellenbosch? Quality cooking but perhaps not tweezer food

South Africa is first African country attempting to tax sugary beverages

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

" . . . Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan introduced the tax on everything from carbonated soft drinks to flavoured water in February's budget speech, partly as a way to tackle the country's bulging ...


by Nyleve 5 years ago

So I just came home from South Africa with a small jar of something called Anchovette. It appears to be quite popular there as I bought the smallest jar but it also came in peanut butter size quant...

Cape Town, South Africa -- what's the most important thing to know?

by Bakeat350 7 years ago

I may find myself living in Cape Town quite soon. It will be an enormous change for me. I'd really appreciate any information that can help me prepare for it.

Simon's Town, and Noordhoek?

el jefe
by el jefe 6 years ago

I'll be spending a few nights in Simon's Town next month. I can't find much info on good restaurants there. Does anyone here have recent experience? Also, I've heard good things about the Food B...

Christmas lunch in Cape Town

by Melski 7 years ago

Hi, I will be on honeymoon in Cape Town over Christmas, staying at Ellerman House and trying to decide the best places for Christmas lunch. The hotel has provisionally booked each of Reubens ...

5 nights in Capetown

by matika 7 years ago

Hi, My husband and I will be in Capetown for 5 nights in early September. Plan to go to Roundhouse and Savoy Cabbage and looking for other suggestions. Test Kitchen is booked and do not want t...

HELP PLEASE: Does anyone know where I can source granadilla pulp in Durban South Africa?

by dg6849 7 years ago

I am looking for granadilla pulp in Durban South Africa. It is for a new product I am trying to make and sell. If Durban is not an option if you know of anywhere else in South Africa to source it...

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