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Posted by cuizine | April 5, 2016

I bet you've heard of the 'Green Fairy'. La Fée Verte. And I'm certain you've heard the stories. Banned in Europe. Banned in the US. Hallucinogenic. You're told you have...

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Posted by cuizine | March 16, 2016

The hottest seat in the house, literally, figuratively, is always the Chef's Table. If you get a chance to dine at one, grab it. It means sitting in the restaurant...

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Posted by cuizine | August 30, 2015

The Slow Food movement is an initiative that began in the 80s in reaction to the rapidly-consumed, mass-produced fast food and packaged food that eliminated the direct relationship between consumer...

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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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Posted by cuizine | April 26, 2015

The Oyster Box kicked off this initiative last year, serving to showcase some of the province's best current and up and coming suppliers. This is the exact thing that KZN...

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Posted by cuizine | September 22, 2014

Previously, we attended the Beverly Hills' 50th Anniversary luncheon. As an extension of that, we were invited to a mid-week lunch celebrating and showcasing classics, from the 60s and 70s...

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Posted by cuizine | September 4, 2014

A while back I had the good fortune of attending a phenomenal chef's table experience at the Fig Tree restaurant at Simbithi in Ballito. This is where I had the...

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Posted by cuizine | June 25, 2014

New to the Midlands food scene is Granny Mouse Executive Chef Shaun Dampies. Having being lured away from beneath the shadow of the mountain back in Cape Town, Chef Shaun...

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Posted by cuizine | June 24, 2014

Welcome home Last month, wriggling out from beneath a mountain of deadlines, Gareth, my significant other, and I bundled ourselves into my dusty Ford. We left a pile of grumpy...

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