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Posted by cuizine | August 12, 2016

Umhlanga in Durban is heaving. It's packed, to the marbled and gilted brim, with restaurants. Most of them cater to an ever-expanding tourist and moneyed local trade (there are more...

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Wahoo fillet at Sagewood Cafe in PMb
Posted by cuizine | April 13, 2016

Something interesting has been happening in the food scene in KZN. It is a generally accepted and acknowledged fact that often the best restaurants in and around Durban, for instance,...

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Posted by cuizine | April 8, 2016

Durban's got a few micro breweries and roasteries around, but in November 2015 in the Station Drive precinct, Durban's first craft distillery, Distillery 031, opened its doors. It's helmed by...

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Posted by cuizine | March 17, 2016

Shouldering sidewalks, on the corner of streets, facing onto parking lots, Durban is dotted with little pockets of hidden, chef-owned-and-run restaurant gems. One such corner is between Esther Roberts Road...

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Posted by cuizine | February 24, 2016

It's been around for over a year now and is the brainchild of Anna Savage, the lady behind the I heart Market. The Morning Trade is one of the spots...

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Posted by cuizine | December 20, 2015

Every year Suncoast Casino sets up their iconic pop-up beach-side SUNCafe lounge out on the lush Casino lawns, just by one of Durbs' best swimming spots. No ocean-facing holiday is...

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Posted by cuizine | December 8, 2015

A formidable feast awaited us at a media breakfast at Harvey's Umhlanga. Andrew Draper, (newly bushy-bearded) chef patron of Harvey's, had recently initiated a bit of a summer upgrade to...

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Posted by cuizine | September 1, 2015

The team behind the hugely popular and successful markets such as the Morning Trade and I Heart Market collaborated with an energetic venue called The Plant, at one of the...

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Posted by cuizine | June 10, 2015

Famed for it's landmark, rather large and contemptuous cat, and also known for the gorgeous view of its lesser-famous towering torch, the Oyster Box is a go-to watering hole for...

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Posted by cuizine | May 9, 2015

Considering the staggering exchange rate and the massive schlep involved with visas and flying, if you are daydreaming about journeying across the global pond, I recommend opting for a short...

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