Food and Drink

Posted by | August 5, 2014
Durban’s Rooftop Garden & Pop-Up CafĂ©

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 | June 25, 2014
Granny Mouse on a plate

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 | April 17, 2014
How the real salami sausage is made

Often when I explore our city through markets and food events I am amazed at what incredible local talent we have. What was previously latent is suddenly flourishing in a...

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Posted by | April 11, 2014
Fig Tree & Chef’s Table dining

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 | November 4, 2013
How to taste coffee like a pro

Colombo Coffee on Gale Street recently hosted a coffee "cupping" experience. Cupping, which sounds like an awkward internet meme, is actually the universal standard by which coffee taste and aroma...

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Posted by | August 4, 2013
Hartford House – The food

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 | June 11, 2013
Jack Salmon

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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