Featured places and events

Posted by cuizine | December 10, 2014

One of the very first posts I published on this website was about the SA World Class Mixology championships that was held in Durban over a year ago.  It was...

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Posted by cuizine | September 25, 2014

A fairly sizable group of us descended upon the Circle Café to celebrate a friend's birthday. I had never been and was keen to give it a try, having heard...

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Posted by cuizine | September 18, 2014

The most glamorous Sunday lunch we usually experience involves buying a roast cut of cow or tired bird and chucking it optimistically in the oven, hoping for something edible in...

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Posted by cuizine | August 5, 2014

This week Durban is host to the International Union of Architects World Congress, the UIA2014. This occasion has been the catalyst to the launch of all sorts of wonderful things,...

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Posted by cuizine | April 11, 2014

I'd never experienced dining at a chef's table before, and always wanted to, so when I was invited to the Fig Tree restaurant at Simbithi for this occasion I accepted...

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Posted by cuizine | March 3, 2014

My only experience of wine supposedly originating from KZN was tasting some red plonk a few years ago that was associated with our local rugby team. It was vile and...

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Posted by cuizine | January 29, 2014

While Europeans have each other's nations to hop over the border to for a vacation, us South Africans can be sometimes caught lamenting our lack of access to great countries...

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Posted by cuizine | August 4, 2013

Last week I posted about about the amazing place that is Hartford. Today is about the food. After an impatient drive up from Durban, we arrived around lunch time. My...

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Posted by cuizine | June 26, 2013

This weekend I had the opportunity to hit up the Elements bar at the Beverly Hills and drink in one of Durban's most spectacular views. In addition to the feast...

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Posted by cuizine | June 11, 2013

Every week I am going to try feature a restaurant or chef or food supplier that I feel is part of what makes Durban a great place to eat. And...

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