Wahoo fillet at Sagewood Cafe in PMb
Posted by | April 13, 2016
Blooming Good Food at Blackwood Nursery’s Sagewood Café

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 | May 19, 2015
Brewtiful feasting at Granny Mouse

It's late autumn here in Durban. Which means, that for the most part, temperatures have dropped to an unbearably cold 23°C and some of us have had to find shirts...

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Posted by | May 9, 2015
Old Town Italy meets New Town Umhlanga

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 | August 8, 2014
The Durban Foodie Weekend

Wow, we have had an incredible few weeks in Durbs, with all the food events happening. Last weekend we had the launch of Rivertown and with it the new market...

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

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 | June 24, 2014
Staying at Granny Mouse Country House and Spa

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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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 | March 24, 2014
Dargle Local Market

With the proliferation of markets in KZN of late, people are getting a bit of the copy-and-paste stall fatigue that comes with seeing the same thing repeatedly at every venue....

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Posted by | January 29, 2014
Ponta d’Oro, Mozambique

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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